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Splash of Pink Bubbly Festival

The annual Paul Rene Splash of Pink bubbly festival is held in Robertson, a mere two hour drive out of Cape Town, South Africa.

A weekend of wine on the Breede River

This year’s Wine on the River festival in Robertson was a great success, showing that wine tourism is growing as healthily as the vines and the grapes in the region.

A weekend away in the Paarl winelands

Exploring the wondrous scenery, historical charm, impressive architecture, glorious wine and fruit farms, and environmental delights that Paarl has to offer.

A foodie weekend away in Hermanus

Enjoy the best restaurants in Hermanus, South Africa as you get lost down cute side-streets, eclectic markets and some of the most amazing whale-watching opportunities in Africa.

6 things to do in the Robertson Wine Valley

The towns of Robertson, McGregor, Montagu, Ashton and Bonnievale combine to make up the Robertson Wine Valley – an area that features stunning scenery with awesome opportunities to wine and dine, all led by the most friendly wine-makers, chefs and farm owners.

Things to do in spring into Cape Town

It’s springtime in Cape Town, which means that not only are the flowers out but so are the people! With festivals, parties and outdoor activities galore, you’ll never have a boring moment in the Mother City!

10 things to do in Kogelberg

The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, which stretches between Elgin, Grabouw, Kleinmond and Betty’s Bay, has so many things to offer!

South Africa’s Street Food Festival

Cow cheeks, mielies, samoosas, shisa nyama, bunny chows, gatsbys, rotis and vetkoek are all on offer this year at South Africa’s Street Food Festival!

A Baa-Baa-licious braai

A treat for the taste buds: how Bartholomeus Klip farmhouse celebrates Braai Day in South Africa

The food on safari

Jennifer Goetz describes her apprehension and subsequent delight regarding the food on safari.

Ready, steady, cook – in the bush!

One of the many things Tanda Tula is known for is offering guests exquisite bush cuisine, but running a bush kitchen certainly comes with a few logistical challenges.

Recipe: Date and cashew nut stuffed duck

Ryan Mullet, the head chef at Tanda Tula Safari Camp, shares his delicious recipe for duck hind quarters stuffed with dates and cashew nuts, served with buttermilk pap and chakalaka.

Cape Town Eats (and eats…and eats)!

You’ve heard of Cape Town being referred to as the ‘Mother City’? Did you know that she’s a ‘Yummy Mummy’ too? We strode down many an interesting trail, some trodden and some less so, falling head over heels for mother Cape Town on this gourmet walking tour led by a gourmand herself; local guide Pam of […]

Beetroot + Chevin + Walnut Tart

SERVES 4 Ingredients 3–4 large beetroots salt black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 tbsp white balsamic vinegar 1 22cm tart shell, blind-baked 3 large eggs 200ml cream 100g chevin cheese 60g chopped walnuts Method Boil the beetroot for 40 minutes, or until you can stick a knife through them easily. Drain […]

Panna Cotta + Granadilla Curd

SERVES 4 I’m a bit of a panna cotta junkie, so I had to post this recipe for you all to enjoy. PANNA COTTA: 400ml cream 1 vanilla pod 3 gelatine leaves 100ml whipped cream 80g castor sugar CURD: 75g unsalted butter 3 large eggs 75g castor sugar 125ml granadilla pulp zest of 1 lemon PANNA […]

Roasted Pear, Leek, Chicken + Goats Cheese Salad

SERVES 4  Ingredients 1 free-range chicken 3 firm pears, very thinly sliced 2 tbsp sugar 2 leeks (white part only), sliced on the diagonal 2cm thick 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp yellow mustard seeds 2 handfuls watercress sprigs 100g creamy goat feta, […]

Smoked Salmon, Goats Cheese + Asparagus Spaghetti

SERVES 4 Ingredients 400g spaghetti 2 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and halved 20ml lime juice 1 tbsp lime rind, finely grated 1 tbsp dill, chopped 60g goat cheese, crumbled 200g smoked salmon slices sea salt and cracked black pepper Method Cook pasta in a large saucepan of […]