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Food & Wine Pairing Experience in An Inspiring Working Artists’ Studio in Woodstock, Cape Town

In the 50s, Pablo Picasso was famous for entertaining groups of friends and fans in his light-filled studio in Paris. In the 60s, Andy Warhol’s Manhattan studio, The Factory, became a psychedelic refuge for creative souls from all walks of life. Now, in 2018, Maia du Plessis and sculptor husband Otto open their creative space […]

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Meet the Maker: Paul & Paul, the bread blokes from Woodstock Bakery

Confession time! We love bread. And not in a take-it-or-leave-it, a sarmie-once-every-now-and-again way. In a slightly obsessive, might-have-to-see-someone-about-it way. Therefore, as mildly overeager connoisseurs are wont, we also happen to be super fussy about the loaves that make it into our baskets, onto our harvest tables and finally end up slathered in lashings of butter […]

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Lighter than down pillows and just as fluffy: Blueberry scones

Baking scones are unexpectedly effortless, they are gloriously old-fashioned and satisfy both greed and impatience. Making them are so quick and easy one can quite literally start a batch the minute the door-bell rings at teatime. The perfect scone is a light, flaky, buttery cloud. They don’t keep very well and might not last for more than a […]

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High Tea, Coffee & Royal Champagne Experience at Truth in Cape Town

Artisanal Fair-Trade coffee blends, exotic teas, royal-sanctioned Champagne with the British monarchy’s seal of approval and a delectable selection of petit fours prepared by a French-Algerian pastry chef who looks somewhat like a Hugo Boss model – all this and more awaits at High Tea at Truth. Highlights An alluring array of petit fours by […]

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Wild Mushroom Foraging Experience and Feast on Elgin Vintners Wine Estate

The spellbinding Elgin Valley lies in a lush arboreal fold on the cusp of the Overberg, where verdant forests and carefully tended vineyards play tag team against the rolling hills. It’s in this epic setting that renowned mushroom forager Gary Goldman, celebrated chef Robert Knuckey, and wine guy extraordinaire Richard Rose join forces to take […]

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The best South African desserts by the local food heroes

South African desserts are all about warm and fuzzy, hearty and homely flavours meant to satisfy the palette and comfort the soul. Gratify your sweet tooth in true South African style with this stellar line-up of local desserts from the Great South African Cookbook – from sweet syrupy koesisters to indulgent fluffy Dutch pancakes. In […]

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Persian cooking class and feasting experience in the heart of Cape Town

Don’t know much about Persian food? Get ready to have your world rocked by Aliya Ferguson, whose Persian cooking classes and feasts will make you fall head over heels in love with the cuisine’s addictively aromatic, utterly unique flavours, bountiful portions and fascinating back stories.You’ll definitely want to come hungry for this one. Highlights Storytelling […]

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Gourmet Mussel Pot on the Beach with The Secret Adventurer in Cape Town

The Secret Adventurer Henk Brand is pretty good at keeping secrets, specifically where to find the most secluded, picturesque beaches in Cape Town. But guess what? He’s also a firm believer in the sharing-is-caring principle and quite happy to take like minded, adventurous foodies along on his covert missions, cooking them an epic foraged seafood […]

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