Things I Would Miss Most about S.A

** This post was sponsored by Travelstart. Views and opinions are my own** I always wonder what it would be like having to relocate abroad particularly to London, leaving my whole life behind everything that has shaped me as proud South African to join a whole new culture and city two worlds apart from what […]

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Unusual Suspects – Fennel. 

  Last week was a week of ‘firsts’. I made my first bit of Pasta from scratch with the new pasta machine, and I cooked up my first batch of Ricotta, something I thought was way too complicated it was actually dead easy and in all honesty much better than the store bought equivalent. Deriving from […]

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Unusual suspects – The Prickly Pear.

This edition of unusual suspects has a bit of ‘patriotic feel’ I love my country and all of its visual beauty and of course the hybrid gastronomic history South Africa has to offer. The prickly pear, like that ‘one long lost relative you know of but haven’t really been fully acquainted with’, it’s always been […]

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Souper!

This year, much to my delight, Winter has arrived a lot earlier than expected in Cape Town. My sister says, that being born in a particular season affects not only one’s personality but obviously how we take to the elements in that particular season, and me, being a Winter baby, I absolutely relish at the […]

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Unusual Suspects – Celeriac.

Every fortnight I will be doing a post on unusual yet highly underestimated and rarely used vegetables/fruit not usually used for everyday consumption in the everyday kitchen.This week is the first of the “unusual suspects” series, and kicking it off, I am inspired by the Root Vegetable, Celeriac. Much like it’s green, skinny cousin Celery, […]

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Sunny side up!

  I could easily bore you with the clichéd saying, “breakfast is the most…” But I do feel that it deserves so much more than just a tribute to daily sustenance. Anyone who knows me, knows that I have an intense love affair with Bacon, for me breakfast is not complete without it! The ever […]

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