Gourmet Plant-based Tapas Experience with Flavamingo in Cape Town

Enough with the lentils and tofu, already! Vegan chef Karoline Kristen is about to blow your mind with her genius gourmet plant-based tapas creations. We’re talking mushroom ‘faux gras’ with caramelised onions and porcini powder, watermelon poke with rice paper crisps and sriracha aoli, zucchini and hibiscus blossoms filled with nut ‘feta’ and vanilla and […]

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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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Cacio e pepe – temperamental and gritty, but oh so delicious

Hearty cacio e pepe quite simply symbolizes Rome in a bowl. This ancient Roman pasta dish is temperamental (the heat of the pepper contrasted with the silky rich full flavour of the cheese), gritty (the grainy mouth-feel of pepper and cheese), and spirited (vigorous tossing required to blend the ingredients). It is best made with more than one […]

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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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