Tag Archive: Food & Wine

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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April 22, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Review: The White Room At Dear Me

Review: The White Room At Dear Me

I am a food person. You know how you get “fashion people” and “shoe people”…well, if I have one vice, it’s food. I obsess over it. Preparing it and eating it and watching shows about it… I’m constantly thinking about food, searching for recipes and fantasizing about what to cook for dinner parties I almost […]

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April 16, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Things To Do In Cape Town: Drink Bubbles At JC Le Roux

Things To Do In Cape Town: Drink Bubbles At JC Le Roux

A few weeks ago I received a very nice little box of stuff from JC Le Roux, including a super sparkly USB drive which makes me feel like I’m saving very important gangster documents onto it when I use it and a limited edition t-shirt that came in a little block and expanded in water. […]

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