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Sweet potato gnocchi with burnt sage butter sauce

A sort of pasta for potato lovers – who doesn’t love these soft little pillows of deliciousness? Gnocchi have a reputation for being a little tricky to make, so with not a single nonna to call upon for help we roped in chef Lapo Magni of Lapo’s Kitchen in Cape Town to share his expertise and […]

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Meet the Maker: Gay’s Guernsey dairy in Prince Albert

Gay van Hasselt is a busy lady. At five every morning, seven days a week, when most of us are still shamefully snoring away, she’s already up and at it, orchestrating the milking of 30 of the happiest Guernsey cows you have ever come across in your life, and then turning that milk into award-winning […]

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Oranjezicht City Farm Market: Urban shopping with farm flair

Oranjezicht City Farm Market is hosted every Saturday at Granger Bay near the V&A Waterfront. This authentic neighbourhood affair is Cape Town’s answer to the age-old village market. What started as the tag-along market of the awesome community farm in the upper reaches of Oranjezicht, has now become one of the Mother City’s best-loved weekend […]

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Foodie Dream: Not just a whole load of waffle for Mike with a bike

Who doesn’t like a good story of someone chasing their dreams? We find it super inspiring and try to catch up with one of these uplifting individuals once in a while to fuel our foodie fire. Recently we caught up with Michael Daniel, the owner and proprietor of Golden Brown in Cape Town. Meet Michael. Based on first appearances, you’d […]

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Weekend Masterclass cooking experience with Karen Dudley at African Relish in Prince Albert

The mini break of your dreams and a chance to cook contemporary dishes and explore new flavours alongside Cape Town’s best selling author and cook Karen Dudley? We ain’t kidding. And it gets better. In between sharpening your kitchen skills and tucking into epic meals, you’ll get the chance to explore the quaint Karoo village, meeting […]

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Karoo Classic half day cooking experience and two night cottage stay with African Relish in Prince Albert

Heard about Karoo flavours, but haven’t had the chance to experience it for yourself? Get yourself over to this legendary foodie hub for a delicious Karoo cooking experience and let the local pros acquaint you with the taste and cooking secrets of free-range lamb, fresh figs, and top-notch cheese during a fun day filled with small-town hospitality. Highlights […]

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3-day cooking experience with African Relish Cooking School in Prince Albert

Small-town serenity? Check. Gorgeous Karoo sunsets? Check. Meet and greet local Prince Albert food producers plus hands-on cooking classes with amazing local produce under the guidance of a seasoned chef? Check-check. The only problem? You might never want to leave this quaint dorpie (town) on the southern edge of the Groot Karoo by the end of it all. […]

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De Warenmarkt: Stellenbosch’s coolest artisanal foodie collective

Located at the heart of the Stellenbosch historic district and inspired by the Cape of Good Hope’s legacy as trade post, De Warenmarkt is a bustling artisanal food market and friendly local watering hole all rolled into one. When the historical building at the corner of Ryneveld and Plein street in Stellenbosch became available after […]

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French cooking adventure with Marlene van der Westhuizen in Charroux

Join celebrated South African chef and author Marlene van der Westhuizen on a 6-day cooking adventure in the 12th century French medieval village of Charroux, Allier. Set in the rugged Auvergne region deep in the heart of Bourbonnais near Vichy, the Van der Westhuizens’ charming 15th century home, Bagatelle, is now the setting of immersive […]

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