Chenin Blanc Chicken Pot Pie

Last week Friday (15th of June) we celebrated #DrinkChenin day with a notable stormy chill in the air. I love and enjoy the occasional Chenin Blanc but in winter I tend to enjoy a full bodied red wine more over a perfectly chilled white. So to make it a little more suitable for an icy […]

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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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How to experience the West Coast.

The West Coast of Southern Africa is something of a spiritual escape for me and my better half. We always tend to visit at least a few times a year, however always going to more or less the same areas…until recently. West Coast Way invited me along to a media day of road-tripping around the […]

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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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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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