From baboons and monkeys to snakes and spiders, from honey badgers and hyenas to ants and scorpions – the average safari camp kitchen has to deal with far more than preparing the perfect meal.
Swahili cuisine is tasty, filling and plentiful. Here are six Swahili dishes you won’t want to miss on your travels in Tanzania.
The annual Paul Rene Splash of Pink bubbly festival is held in Robertson, a mere two hour drive out of Cape Town, South Africa.
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.
Exploring the wondrous scenery, historical charm, impressive architecture, glorious wine and fruit farms, and environmental delights that Paarl has to offer.
There are lots of health benefits that come with many commonly used spices. So next time you’re cooking, spice up your dish with these tasty additions!
Celebrating the start of spring at a wine-fuelled whale watching weekend.
Discover the hidden treasures that Watamu on Kenya’s coastline has to offer.
Delheim Wine Estate recently opened their private forest to the public for their annual Wild Mushroom Hunt.
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.
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.
The Robertson Wine Valley’s 13th annual Wacky Wine Weekend takes place from 2-5 June 2016, and will showcase wonderful wines and embrace country life.
It’s mushroom mania as they sprout up everywhere in the bush.
Be warned, these photos from Botswana safaris may make you thirsty for a sundowner!
Stellenbosch wine farm unearths wild mushroom hunts in its forest.
Connect to your food and the rhythm of nature in a new, fresh and wild way by growing these 12 indigenous edible plants.
Eating seafood sustainably with WWF and SASSI.
The history, and the future, of conservation and wine in South Africa’s Cape Winelands.
Have an ethnic dining experience in Cape Town at one of these traditional African restaurants.
Using elephant dung for fertiliser means that growing strawberries has never been so fun or environmentally friendly than at Sirikoi lodge in Kenya!
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!
The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, which stretches between Elgin, Grabouw, Kleinmond and Betty’s Bay, has so many things to offer!
How to make a light summer salad as temperatures start to raise in the bush.
Watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Twankey Bar in Cape Town and indulge in their match day menu special!
Let your tastebuds be teased by watching this fantastic culinary journey through beautiful Cape Town!
Pop open the Pinotage – here are nine reasons to go wine tasting in the Cape Winelands!
If you are a lover of fine wine, head to the Taj Cape Town and you could be a part of the World Wine Tasting Championships!
6 restaurants in the heart of Cape Town to make your tummy grumble!
Oh but where to wine and dine in the bush?!
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 visit to The Boma in Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls makes Rachel blush with pride to have been born in Africa.
Zanibar proves to have what it takes for a taste sensation!
Some summer cocktail recipes by Robin Pope Safaris.
How to make venison pâté traditionally
Marrakech is known for its market stalls and flavourful cuisine – here are 5 things that you absolutely must try when you’re in Morocco!
Discover South African cooking with Louise Gillett’s delicious biltong recipe for free-range venison meat.
A Namibian success story – Lightning, the leopard that lives amongst the shiraz grapes in peace.
A treat for the taste buds: how Bartholomeus Klip farmhouse celebrates Braai Day in South Africa
Jennifer Goetz describes her apprehension and subsequent delight regarding the food on safari.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]