Darling Brew: Africa’s first Carbon Neutral Brewery.

**My visit to the Brewery and this post is sponsored by Darling Brew and West Coast Way.** Local craft beer is something that is loved and celebrated in my household. I do consider myself somewhat of a beer drinker and I take pride in my very basic knowledge and ability to tell a Weiss apart from […]

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A Sneak Peak at Sweet Cillie’s High Tea.

**In collaboration with Sweet Cillie’s** I was lucky enough to be invited to an exclusive sneak peak of an upcoming High Tea at the quaint cakery, Sweet Cillie’s. Nestled perfectly in the bustling Tokai road opposite the Blue Route mall, Sweet Cillie’s is a local gem that locals love and revere. The Owner and baker, […]

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Helen Goh’s Chocolate ‘O’ Cookies.

I recently purchased myself a copy of Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh’s book, Sweet. Having read the book numerous times cover to cover, and making mental and actual notes of what to bake and when. For me, Sweet reminds me of one of those CD’s (yes, I am that old) that you could listen to […]

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Nigella’s Red-Hot Roast Salsa.

At the moment I am cooking my way through Nigella’s book, At My Table.  I admire her careless abandon and prowess in the kitchen. One of my favourite recipes so far is the Roasted Salsa, and the Sticky Toffee Pudding.At My Table is perfect for anyone who wants to cook good, simple food. Tomatoes are a favourite […]

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Fig and Speck Salad with Parmesan Crisps.

This recipe is inspired by two amazing women, Donna Hay, and my sister. My sister texted me some food inspiration when I really had none at all, she had a vision of me making something delicious with luscious figs she spotted in store, with that in mind I recalled a recipe from Donna Hay I […]

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Watermelon, Rose Water and Gin Slushy

Summer has reached its peak in Cape Town and with the consequences of one of the worst droughts we’ve seen in decades means there aren’t many ways available to cool down in this exhausting heat. Cue the watermelon! One of a few things I do love about summer, is the bounty of delicious tropical fruit available […]

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