Tag Archive: Food & Wine

March 19, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Wine: Busting Myths & How To Get Into Wine, For Beginners

Wine: Busting Myths & How To Get Into Wine, For Beginners

I didn’t grow up with wine-drinking parents. I’m from Johannebsurg and in my family wine was pretty much whatever came in a box. I didn’t really venture too far beyond anything other than Four Cousins. It was only after I moved to Cape Town four years ago, that I started learning more about, and falling […]

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March 14, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Where To Eat In Cape Town With Hard-To-Please Customers

Where To Eat In Cape Town With Hard-To-Please Customers

When it comes to food in Cape Town, I could talk for hours. I mean, I could literally bore you to tears with my food-talk.  Want to know where the best breakfast spots are? Looking for a great place to have a cocktail? Planning a big date? No? Well I’ll tell you anyway. Ask me […]

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March 11, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

REVIEW: The Rumbullion at The Roundhouse

REVIEW: The Rumbullion at The Roundhouse

I’ve driven past the little sign pointing to The Roundhouse countless times, without ever knowing the magic that was just a few meters away. Obviously I’d heard of the fine dining restaurant, but I had no idea of the beautiful lawns and relaxed outdoor restaurant surrounding it… Known as “Cape Town’s best kept secret”, The […]

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January 28, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Recipe: Kumari’s Banana Curry

Recipe: Kumari’s Banana Curry

While I was in India, I spent a day in the kitchen of a lady called Kumari. She offers an exclusive cooking demonstration that teaches you how to cook 13 of her most famous dishes, before you sit down on her stoep, a banana leaf plate in front of you and her big-eyed cow looking […]

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November 20, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Eating Woodstock

Eating Woodstock

Over the past couple of years, Woodstock has become well known for culinary excellence at the Old Biscuit Mill, both at Saturday mornings’ Neighbourgoods Market and at famed chef Luke Dale Roberts’ fine dining establishments The Test Kitchen and the more recent The Pot Luck Club. Not to mention firm favourite, Superette.  Woodstock street art Adding […]

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May 23, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

#BrandyBlogGurls With Van Ryn’s

#BrandyBlogGurls With Van Ryn’s

In more alcohol related news, I recently became a brandy drinker. And by that I mean: “Someone who regularly partakes in the act of drinking the fine liquor of brandy and enjoys it immensely.” You see, up until last weekend, the only experience I had ever had with brandy was by association. I’d kind of […]

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May 21, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Avondale & Chef Reuben Riffel Pair Up For Winter

Avondale & Chef Reuben Riffel Pair Up For Winter

“Avondale Wine Estate and Chef Reuben Riffel would love to invite you to join us for an Extraordinary Winter Warmer Pairing” is an example of the exact kind of email I like to find in my inbox. A couple of weeks ago I was in a minibus with a group of lovely ladybloggers en route […]

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April 23, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

My Favourite Places To Eat My Favourite Things In Cape Town

My Favourite Places To Eat My Favourite Things In Cape Town

Inspired by The Foodie’s amazing list of places to eat in Cape Town, according to your mood and occasion, I decided to put together a list of my personal favourite places to eat in Cape Town, according to my cravings. Chefs Table lunch at the Mount Nelson Hotel I mean, some days you just get a […]

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