News and Events

Diary of a 3 Day Juice Detox
08.12.14

Diary of a 3 Day Juice Detox
Homepage features, News and Events

We’ve all heard of juice detoxes, I mean, who doesn’t know about Gwynnie’s annual cleanse, and who hasn’t seen the slew of celebs toting bottles of potent looking green juice wherever they go....

I’m Going Juicing
27.11.14

I’m Going Juicing
Homepage features, News and Events

Monday folks, Monday is the day. 18 juices will arrive at my door first thing in the morning, and I’ll kick off my three day juice detox with Vanilla Almond Milk that’s been carefully sweetened with dates....

Essentials Magazine Feature & An Update
25.11.14

Essentials Magazine Feature & An Update
Homepage features, News and Events, Recipes

  It’s abominably belated, but I thought I’d show you how kind Essentials Magazine were to me in September. And yes, it is very obviously November, but please don’t you dare snort at me over...

Host a Tea Party, Enter to win a R10,000 Le Creuset voucher AND Fight Cancer
30.09.14

Host a Tea Party, Enter to win a R10,000 Le Creuset voucher AND Fight Cancer
News and Events, Recipes

Hi friends! I know it’s been a ridiculously long time since I last posted anything worth reading or eating (allow me to sum it all up by saying new baby (well, 6 months still feels like new), moving house,...

Hummingbird Cake and Food & Home’s New Baking App
16.04.14

Hummingbird Cake and Food & Home’s New Baking App
Afternoon Tea, Homepage features, News and Events, Recipes

  I love, love Food & Home Magazine, and they’ve been really good to me and my food writing over the years, so I was delighted when they asked me to test a couple of the recipes from their exciting new...

‘Sarah Graham Cooks Cape Town’ hits Spain
10.04.14

‘Sarah Graham Cooks Cape Town’ hits Spain
Homepage features, News and Events, Recipes

We’re completely delighted that #bittenTV or, as it’s officially known, ‘Sarah Graham Cooks Cape Town’ has now been sold in 32 countries worldwide. And I just love this little trailer that...

We Won A SAFTA!
07.04.14

We Won A SAFTA!
Homepage features, News and Events

We Won A SAFTA! Imagine my happy (shocked!) surprise when on Friday night at the South African Food & TV Awards (SAFTAs) ‘Sarah Graham Cooks Cape Town’, produced with the legendary team at Okuhle Media...

Come and Cook in my Kitchen! The Kellogg’s All-Bran Recipe Challenge
17.03.14

Come and Cook in my Kitchen! The Kellogg’s All-Bran Recipe Challenge
News and Events

Hey friends I’ve had fun working on this collaboration with the team over at Kellogg’s the past few weeks. And now we’ve got a pretty cool competition set up – you could win one of 4 full...

A second ‘smitten’ launch at Novel Books, Bryanston
07.02.14

A second ‘smitten’ launch at Novel Books, Bryanston
News and Events

Hello friends Thank you so much to so many of you who joined us at the first launch event for ‘smitten’ at Love Books in Melville earlier this week. It was such a happy evening, and huge thanks must go to...

Joburg – First Launch Event for ‘smitten.’ at Love Books in Melville
03.02.14

Joburg – First Launch Event for ‘smitten.’ at Love Books in Melville
News and Events

Hey Joburg friends, join me at Love Books in Melville on Wednesday (5th Feb) at 5.30pm onwards for one of the first launch events for ‘smitten’. I’ll be doing a Q&A session with the lovely Andrea...

Meet ‘smitten.’ & Win a signed copy
30.01.14

Meet ‘smitten.’ & Win a signed copy
Homepage features, News and Events

Last year, I introduced you all to the title and some of the thoughts and ideas behind my second cookbook ‘smitten.’ – I wrote a few posts like this one here with a behind-the-scenes look at how we...

Food & Home Magazine, February 2014
15.01.14

Food & Home Magazine, February 2014
Homepage features, News and Events, Recipes

It seems a little Valentines Day love has come my way early this year, thanks to the lovely team over at Food & Home Magazine. They’ve done a little spread with recipes from my new book ‘smitten.’...

Happy New Year!
06.01.14

Happy New Year!
News and Events

I always find myself feeling a little dazed and mildly confused in the wake of the rush that is so often Christmas and New Year, and I’m guessing I’m not the only one. It always fascinates me how we spend...

Lamb Chops with Minty Gremolata & Rosemary Polenta Crisps
09.12.13

Lamb Chops with Minty Gremolata & Rosemary Polenta Crisps
Budget Friendly, Cosy Comfort Food, Favourites, Food For Friends, Homepage features, News and Events, Quick Fixes, Recipes

This is another one of my favourite quick-fix recipes from my upcoming book, ‘smitten.’ which is due for release in South Africa in February 2014. I’ve been sharing a recipe every few weeks to give a...

Fun with 5FM & Three Ingredient Chocolate Mug Cakes
03.12.13

Fun with 5FM & Three Ingredient Chocolate Mug Cakes
Afternoon Tea, Brunch, Budget Friendly, Desserts, News and Events, Quick Fixes, Recipes

   I’ve had a couple of interesting Sunday mornings over the last few weeks. They involved taking a little drive south to the 5FM studios at SABC headquarters and hanging out with Thomas Msengana (one of my...

Vanilla Cake Magic with NoMU
19.11.13

Vanilla Cake Magic with NoMU
Afternoon Tea, Desserts, News and Events, Recipes

A couple of weeks ago I received a very pretty little box filled to the brim with the latest offering from the ever clever people over at NoMU, in the form of their brand new and almost-instant Baking Kits. These...

Win with Woolworths
14.11.13

Win with Woolworths
News and Events

Win with Woolies – and although we have a very cool give-away for you, I don’t just mean prizes In the spirit of sharing the love this Christmas season, Woolies have given me 3 x R500 vouchers to share with...

Le Creuset Christmas Give-Away
11.11.13

Le Creuset Christmas Give-Away
News and Events

  Hey friends It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that I’m besotted with the beauty of Le Creuset’s hand-crafted pots and pans. And I was also lucky enough to work with them on my TV show,...

Passion Fruit & Ginger Cordial
24.10.13

Passion Fruit & Ginger Cordial
Afternoon Tea, News and Events, Quick Fixes, Recipes

This Granadilla (Passion Fruit) and Ginger Cordial takes 10 minutes to put together and gives you a lifetimes worth of smugness, especially if you make the sugar free version which I’ll explain below. That means...

I Went Baking Mad with Yuppiechef
11.10.13

I Went Baking Mad with Yuppiechef
Cool stuff, Homepage features, News and Events, Recipes

Earlier this week, our friends over at Yuppiechef (South Africa’s most well-loved online kitchen kit company) launched their exciting new online course ‘The Art of Baking’ which I was lucky enough to...

Teacup Pancakes with Quick Pear Jam from ‘smitten.’
04.10.13

Teacup Pancakes with Quick Pear Jam from ‘smitten.’
Brunch, Budget Friendly, Cosy Comfort Food, Desserts, Favourites, Homepage features, News and Events, Quick Fixes, Recipes

A few weeks ago, I shared some of the behind-the-scenes stories of merriment and chaos from ‘smitten.’ – from the writing to the editing and the cooking and photo-taking. And now, over the next few...

Tickets for the TASTE of Joburg Festival Up For Grabs!
23.09.13

Tickets for the TASTE of Joburg Festival Up For Grabs!
In the media

The epic Taste of Joburg Festival is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever.  From 26 – 29 September at the Montecasino Outdoor Event Area we’ll see 12 of Joburg’s top restaurants dream up special...

Latest from NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto and how you can WIN a coffee machine
20.09.13

Latest from NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto and how you can WIN a coffee machine
Homepage features, In the media

Hey guys Happy Friday! I’m just giving you all a little ‘hello wave’ and a reminder that the NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto story is really hotting up now, and very soon I’ll be ready to reveal my clue...

Meet the new NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto, through my eyes
16.09.13

Meet the new NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto, through my eyes
In the media

As you can imagine, I have been having a lot of fun with my nbf the last few days – I mean, who wouldn’t, when there are endless coffee flavours and combinations to choose from, and the start of my day...

Hello The Sweet Life, NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto’s in Town
06.09.13

Hello The Sweet Life, NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto’s in Town
In the media

One thing that I’ve learnt over the past few years of food blogging is that it’s absolutely definitely not just about free lunches and air kisses and big-bowed gifts arriving at your front door. I mean,...

Harissa Sardines with Herbed Cous Cous and Feta
03.09.13

Harissa Sardines with Herbed Cous Cous and Feta
In the media

Harissa Sardines with Cous Cous, Feta and Herbs Using the much-loved fiery North African spice paste of Harissa and cous cous dotted with feta and herbs for this dish adds huge flavour and character. Also, it can be on...

‘smitten.’
16.08.13

‘smitten.’
News and Events, Recipes

Lavender Biscuits, for Lime Curd Ice Cream Sandwiches A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to head down to Cape Town to join in all the happy kitchen chaos that went into shooting the photos for my next book. And while...

We Went Cooking In The Karoo
12.07.13

We Went Cooking In The Karoo
Foodie Events, News and Events, Recipes

A couple of weeks ago, I headed out to the big blue of the Karoo for a weekend of recipe sharing and cooking demonstrations at the recreational cookery school, African Relish. And I think I came back without my...

Food & Home Magazine, July 2013
25.06.13

Food & Home Magazine, July 2013
Cool stuff, News and Events

It’s been a bumper July so far, as Food & Home Entertaining Magazine also chose to do a feature in their July issue, for which I’m hugely grateful. Happy reading...

A Snippet About Spice in TASTE Magazine, July 2013

A Snippet About Spice in TASTE Magazine, July 2013
News and Events

In their July issue, TASTE Magazine asked me a few questions about my most loved spices. Here are three of my favourites that I always choose to keep me company in the...

In The Kitchen with Top Billing
20.06.13

In The Kitchen with Top Billing
News and Events, Recipes

A few weeks ago, I found myself packing my pots and pans, trusty Kenwood mixer, spoons and knives and all manner of other kitchen paraphernalia (and my precious cousin Katherine who was my invaluable assistant for the...

Woman and Home Magazine, May 2013
15.06.13

Woman and Home Magazine, May 2013
News and Events

Hey friends A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be featured in a snazzy article for Woman & Home Magazine here in South Africa. Have a little...

We Had A Launch Party!
29.05.13

We Had A Launch Party!
Behind the scenes, News and Events

Last Wednesday saw a bevy of ‘bitten’ TV crew, media, sponsors and friends and family all glammed up and ready to celebrate the launch the TV show at the incredible 7th Floor Innovation Centre in Black...

Sitting Pretty with Style 36
24.05.13

Sitting Pretty with Style 36
In the media

Hey guys So if you’ve watched the show, you’ll know by now that we have some pretty jolly nice clothes going on, and they’re all from the uber-stylish gang at Style 36. With just a couple of clicks...

Cooking at The Good Food & Wine Show in Cape Town this Weekend
21.05.13

Cooking at The Good Food & Wine Show in Cape Town this Weekend
Foodie Events, In the media, News and Events

  Hey friends I am beyond excited to be heading down to Cape Town tomorrow for a few very important dates. Firstly, tomorrow night we’re having a launch party for the TV show, with all kinds of glam going...

Ready, Steady, it’s almost Go for #bittenTV
04.05.13

Ready, Steady, it’s almost Go for #bittenTV
News and Events, TV

Hey friends! I can’t believe that it’s just one more sleep until the first episode of Bitten hits your screens. Tune in on Sunday at 4pm on SABC3 in South Africa and also join the live chats via Twitter...

I’m going cooking in the Karoo, and you’re invited too!
02.05.13

I’m going cooking in the Karoo, and you’re invited too!
Foodie Events, News and Events

  In the heart of the Karoo, lies the tranquil little town of Prince Albert, home to the African Relish boutique recreational cookery school. And that, fair friends, is where I’ve very kindly been invited to...

Yes Really, The Telly
01.03.13

Yes Really, The Telly
Behind the scenes, In the media, News and Events, The Book!

Well folks, I mentioned this a few months ago, but now it seems that the whispers have built up into a din and that a TV show will soon, really definitely, be the case. The story goes something like this… (with a ...

Grazia Magazine, February 2013
14.02.13

Grazia Magazine, February 2013
In the media

I got a little extra special Valentines Day love this week in the form of this article in South Africa’s Grazia Magazine. Thanks guys! And, I hope you have this to say to someone...

Speaking at The Knysna Literary Festival, March 2013
12.02.13

Speaking at The Knysna Literary Festival, March 2013
Foodie Events

  I thought I’d give you all a little heads up about The Knysna Literary Festival that’s happening from the 19-24 March. I am pleased as punch to have been invited to be one of the featured authors for...

Roast Lamb & Barley Soup, And A Gourmand Awards Nomination
17.01.13

Roast Lamb & Barley Soup, And A Gourmand Awards Nomination
Budget Friendly, Lamb, Quick Fixes, Soups and Sides, The Book!

And what, you might ask, do Lamb Soup and The Gourmand Awards for Cookbooks have in common? Well, absolutely nothing, save that I am able to kill two birds with one stone by mentioning them both right here, right...

Happy New Year, and Happy New Book!
07.01.13

Happy New Year, and Happy New Book!
The Book!

Hello fair friends, Happy New Year to all of you! May 2013 bring you all an abundance of good things. And if we’re able to hop and skip our way through the post-Christmas nostalgia, leaving behind the tinkling...

Prizes, Pops-ups and Dinner with David Higgs at The Joburg FoodWineDesign Fair
17.11.12

Prizes, Pops-ups and Dinner with David Higgs at The Joburg FoodWineDesign Fair
Foodie Events

The MasterCard Gourmet Theatre is back at the FoodWineDesign Fair at Johannesburg’s Hyde Park Corner from 23 – 25 November 2012. And they have a fairly hale and hearty round up of SA’s finest Chefs. Luke...

I’m cooking with Tannie Evita and you’re invited!
19.10.12

I’m cooking with Tannie Evita and you’re invited!
Foodie Events

Sad Post Script: Tannie Evita is no longer able to join us next Friday, she has a very nasty flu so please join me in sending enormous well wishes her way, and let’s hope she can re-schedule for another day....

Cooking with Jade, Blogger Banter and more at Open Book Fest
01.10.12

Cooking with Jade, Blogger Banter and more at Open Book Fest
Foodie Events

A little over a week ago, Rob and I had just arrived in beautiful rainy Cape Town and I was gearing up to cook at the RandomStruik Open Book Festival alongside Jade de Waal, who recently graced our TV screens as one of...

A chapter by chapter account of ‘bitten.’
29.09.12

A chapter by chapter account of ‘bitten.’
The Book!

From a mere (seemingly crazy) idea; to a publisher (ballsy enough) to agree to publish said idea; to an actual, real, hardcover, beautiful (and maybe clever and witty too?) BOOK and definitely maybe a TV show? Chapter...

Lunch with Adam Liaw
25.09.12

Lunch with Adam Liaw
Foodie Events

I have been a busy little bee lately. Though, clearly, not a busy little blogging bee, so now it’s time to play major catch up. It’s been a fairly epic past week actually, I had the honour of meeting he of...

We’re about to go Blogging Mad at the Open Book Festival in Cape Town
10.09.12

We’re about to go Blogging Mad at the Open Book Festival in Cape Town
Foodie Events

Hear that? It’s a swarm of butterflies. They’re in my tummy. Why? Because I’m super duper excited a) to be heading to Cape Town soon (the weekend of our much-loved National Braai Day in fact) b) to...

A Little Update on our Day at the Joburg Bubbly Festival
26.08.12

A Little Update on our Day at the Joburg Bubbly Festival
In the media

Last week I attacked most of your inboxes, Facebook timelines and Twitter streams with prolific punting of the Joburg Cap Classique and Bubbly Festival, and the two VIP tickets that I had to give away. This week,...

WIN two VIP tickets to the gorgeous Mastercard Bubbly Festival in Joburg on Sunday 19th August
21.08.12

WIN two VIP tickets to the gorgeous Mastercard Bubbly Festival in Joburg on Sunday 19th August
In the media

Hello lovelies, more specifically, lovelies who reside in Jozi… I have two tickets (worth R2,000 each I might add *gasp*) to give away to the Mastercard Cap Classique and Champagne Festival on Sunday. I’m going...

Eat (gorgeous) Pizza, Help Save Lives
04.07.12

Eat (gorgeous) Pizza, Help Save Lives
In the media

The 2012 Col’Cacchio pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series, in support of Children’s Hospital Trust, is now entering its third month. The deal is that R5 is donated per Celeb Chef pizza sold, and there’s a new Pizza...

An Invitation to the Magwood & Twigg Cook Salon
29.05.12

An Invitation to the Magwood & Twigg Cook Salon
The Book!

Hey Foodie Friends, You’re Invited! The lovely ladies Michele Magwood and Camilla Twigg have kindly invited me to speak (and cook!) (and sign books!) at their latest Cook Salon event at the gorgeous Miele Kitchen...

10.05.12

Eat South Africa’s Best Pizza and Make a Difference.
In the media

I love this concept. The very best of South African haute cuisine meets the ultimate in casual finger food. And all for a good cause. Following great success and with over R200,000 raised for charity last year, the...

Hey, You’re Invited
20.03.12

Hey, You’re Invited
The Book!

Except, I’m sorry, it’s kind of a conditional invite. You’re invited, IF you live in Joburg, if you don’t work between 3-5pm on a Friday (far more suited to the Cape Town crowd methinks?) or...

15.03.12

Tea please.
In the media

Today, this is all I have to say. Tomorrow, I’ll talk to you about Spicy Rose´-Poached Nectarines with Mascarpone. Definitely fit for any Friday Feasting you might have planned. (And thanks to my clever friend...

We’re LIVE. And we have a 6 Minute Chocolate Cake
15.02.12

We’re LIVE. And we have a 6 Minute Chocolate Cake
The Book!

I know that self-promotion is about as tasteful as under-ripe avocados, or over-ripe apples. So in short, it’s utterly distasteful. But I hope that you will indulge me for a moment while I give you a little update on...

Happy New Year!
16.01.12

Happy New Year!
The Book!

Rob aptly describes this picture as ‘the fruit of 2011’… Just before we went back home to Zimbabwe for Christmas, in fact as we were driving out the gate, the courier company arrived with THE FIRST...

bitten.
12.12.11

bitten.
The Book!

I feel like Christmas has come early this year – I just got an email from my lovely book editor Linda, to say that the printing is done, the book is ready to hit the shelves and it looks pretty smashing. Prepare...

And then we were three…
01.08.11

And then we were three…
In the media

I’ve been stomach-lurchingly suspended in that limbo of not knowing where to start my next blog post for about 6 weeks now. I suppose I should give in to the old adage that the journey of a thousand miles begins...

01.06.11

Dear Me Eatery, Longmarket St
Eating out in Cape Town

Word on the street is that Dear Me, with it’s pretty and inviting green awning on Longmarket Street is the new place to be. Citing curiosity, rather than the need to conform, as the proverbial arm-twister I...

15.03.11

Get To The Old Biscuit Mill Night Market This Thursday!
Cool places I've visited, Eating out in Cape Town, Food For Friends

20.01.11

BBQ Seared Tuna, All the way from Papua New Guinea
Cool places I've visited, Fish and Seafood, Food For Friends, Happy Spring/Summer Food, Quick Fixes

We spent Christmas in Australia with Rob’s family which we loved, but more relevant for this post is that we also managed to include a hop skip across to the very intriguing island of Papua New Guinea en route, as...

Car-chasing dogs and writing a cook book…
15.01.11

Car-chasing dogs and writing a cook book…
The Book!

It’s kind of like a dog chasing after a car – when it catches up with the car it has no idea what to do next… My situation, that is. My BOOK situation. The one that has eclipsed so many nights with...

Weekend Wonderland… Klein Oliphants Hoek Hotel, Franschhoek
30.12.10

Weekend Wonderland… Klein Oliphants Hoek Hotel, Franschhoek
Cool places I've visited

For those of you who don’t know, Franschhoek is considered by many the crown jewel of the Cape winelands. It was only just the other day, but it already feels like too long since we visited the utterly charming...

22.12.10

Cat got my tongue?
Cool places I've visited

Well no, cat hasn’t got my tongue actually, I have just been stupidly busy the last couple of weeks, caught up in  your typical pre-Christmas, end of year craziness and some not-so-typical moving house...

The Happy-Making Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market
30.11.10

The Happy-Making Stellenbosch Fresh Goods Market
Cool places I've visited, Eating out in Cape Town

If you’ve read my post on the glorious Neighbourgoods Market in Cape Town, you’ll know I have a penchant for fresh produce, especially the kind that you can eat and browse. Nothing tastes better than a...

Everything is edible in Beijing
22.11.10

Everything is edible in Beijing
Cool places I've visited

I am not proud of the fact that we found ourselves in a Starbucks on day two of our epic Chinese adventure last month, or that we walked 7km to find a burger on day 3, but let me elaborate before you banish me to...

Back From Beijing
03.11.10

Back From Beijing
Cool places I've visited

Beijing is Big. Brawny, burly and bursting at the seams kind of Big. I’ve been fascinated with China long before Beijing took centre stage for the 2008 Olympics – and indeed centre stage on many...

Everyone’s Favourite Neighbourgoods Market, Woodstock
12.10.10

Everyone’s Favourite Neighbourgoods Market, Woodstock
Eating out in Cape Town

Picture pilfered from Neighbourgoods Market site. Ni Hao people! I am posting this from amongst the hustle and bustle of a very intriguing Beijing where I am currently traveling. I’ve had it written up for a while...

04.10.10

La Mouette, Greater Than Expectation
Eating out in Cape Town

It has to be said that there’s a bit of a buzz going around Cape Town at the moment. A buzz about the tale of two fearless foodies who packed in their London lives and headed for the culinary mecca that is the...

Pretty Super Superette
27.09.10

Pretty Super Superette
Eating out in Cape Town

Nothing tastes as good as something that exceeds your expectations on a random Saturday morning. We were headed for The Old Biscuit Mill last weekend, and since hearing some pretty cool stuff about...

Simple TRUTHs about Life and Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
07.09.10

Simple TRUTHs about Life and Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
Eating out in Cape Town, Foodie Events

It started with a R5 million book on speciality coffee and a trip to New Zealand. After attending a wedding there, David moved to Greyton and bought and refurbished The Post House. Armed with the beloved book, here...

20.08.10

Tom Yum Goon (Spicy Thai Prawn Broth)
Cosy Comfort Food, Eating out in Cape Town, Happy Spring/Summer Food, Quick Fixes, Soups and Sides

Perfection in the form of a pot. Le Creuset, please take a bow. I know what you’re thinking, there’s nothing more distasteful than smugness, but these beautifully hand-crafted culinary masterpieces have...

Nothing Amateur about The Apprentice in Stellenbosch
11.08.10

Nothing Amateur about The Apprentice in Stellenbosch
Eating out in Cape Town

The Apprentice is the talent showcase and real-life training ground for students of the Institute of Culinary Arts in Stellenbsoch. And if our brunch there on Monday was anything to go by, they seem to have a pretty...

23.07.10

Cape Town’s Chefs Warehouse & Cookery School – Legendary
Eating out in Cape Town

To date I’ve had two encounters with this most distinguished of institutions. And two things I have deduced thus far: One. There will be more visits from me. Two. It is only a matter of time before Liam...

27.06.10

A Happy-making Birthday Dinner at Reubens in Franschhoek
Eating out in Cape Town

Bellies full of contentment. Hearts left behind. Reuben’s has a colourful history and is a veritable jewel in South Africa’s culinary crown. It is only fitting then, that the food should have character,...

10.06.10

Once upon a time at The Food Barn
Eating out in Cape Town

Chicago’s Queen of Cool Marries The King of Cartoon, and live happily ever after. If you’ve read my Food Barn-Inspired Mushroom Pasta recipe, you will have noted the awe-struck, dreamy-eyed tone in my voice,...

27.05.10

Manna Epicure, Kloof Street
Eating out in Cape Town

If I said that to me, Manna is the quintessential eclectic tea room, it would give you an indication of where this is going, but I know that I’d banish all the boys from this conversation immediately. So let me...

20.05.10

Catharina’s, Steenberg Estate
Eating out in Cape Town

Elegant and cosy. Sophisticated without the stuffiness. Stately and refined yet comfortable. And with all the old-world glamour of the quintessential Cape Dutch style wine estate. These were our impressions of...

17.05.10

Harbour House, Kalk Bay
Eating out in Cape Town

Harbour House sits grandly atop a rocky outcrop at the entrance to Kalk Bay Harbour, and has all the clever, classy creativeness that such a location might inspire. The cocktail lounge is the epitome of understated...

Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg Estate
Eating out in Cape Town

In many  ways, what you get out of a visit to Steenberg Estate’s new showcase eatery, Bistro1682, is everything you would expect of one of Cape Town’s more renowned gastronomical establishments, already...

15.05.10

Lucky Fish & Chips, Kalk Bay
Eating out in Cape Town

I have debated long and hard about sharing this little gem with you. Forgive me for sounding selfish. It’s only that I feel rather smug whenever we go there because I get the sense that we are onto something...

14.05.10

Jakes in the Village, Steenberg
Eating out in Cape Town

When it’s freezing cold and rainy and the weather is being unkind and I’m in search of real comfort food, Jakes is where I want to be. It’s just over the mountain from us at home in Noordhoek, in the...

Sevruga @ The Waterfront
Eating out in Cape Town

Sexy and sophisticated. But not intimidating. Now that’s not a combination you get every day. So yes, I guess you could add one-of-a-kind to the list then. Sevruga‘s not really an every day let’s just...

Cafe Roux, Noordhoek Farm Village
Eating out in Cape Town

Our Saturday morning staple. To me, having Brunch is right up there with Afternoon Tea and just puts me right in my happy place. Saturday morning, come rain or shine, we can be found brunching. And it’s usually at...

Why-he-married-me Bacon Pasta
13.05.10

Why-he-married-me Bacon Pasta
Cosy Comfort Food, Food For Friends, Pasta Dishes, Quick Fixes, The Book!

I know right, sad to think that Rob could be that shallow… sometimes though I really do think that this was right up there with any other good attributes I might have when he decided to pop the question. Well,...