A Grand Christmas

The sweet smell of cinnamon, nutmeg, brandy and molasses wafts through my mind reminding me of every Christmas past from my childhood. My mom, without fail, would bake her famous heavily-soaked brandy Christmas cakes on order for family or friends every year, these were the scents I recall wafting out of her kitchen, that would […]

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International Pinotage Day

In celebration of Pinotage day on the 13th October, I paired up with Groot Constantia to make a delicious dish to perfectly pair with their award-winning Pinotage. Pinotage is a renowned South African cultivar developed by Prof. Perold in 1925, successfully grafting together Pinot noir and Cinsault. Which back then would be known as Hermitage. […]

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Groot Constantia’s Grand Constance 3 ways – Part 1.

**I was gifted this bottle of Grand Constance by Groot Constantia to create a series of posts with. All views and thoughts are my own**   In Celebration of Groot Constantia’s 333 years  as South Africa’s oldest existing wine estate, I was gifted a bottle of their award winning  Grand Constance Muscat wine to do […]

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Out of the Office at Groot Constantia

Imagine my elation at receiving an invite for a day out with Fusion Design and fellow bloggers at the breathtaking Groot Constantia Wine Estate. The day, September 1st being a serendipitous day of firsts, started outside of the Jonkershuis restaurant beneath a beautiful old oak tree. Founder of Fusion design, Carmen Lerm and Editor Kim […]

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