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The best coffee spots and experiences in Cape Town

By now it’s common knowledge that Cape Town takes its coffee fairly seriously. The Mother City does not kid around when it comes to the best coffee, and neither do the proprietors of the city’s coffee hot spots who have the rather important job of keeping her populace thoroughly caffeinated and ready to carpe that […]

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Classic cocktail: the spicy yet zesty Moscow Mule

Folklore and tale surrounds the origins of the Moscow Mule cocktail but the popularity of this drink remains undisputed. Legend has it that three merchant friends each with surplus stock of vodka, ginger beer and copper mugs put their problems together and came up with the Moscow Mule cocktail whilst watering their sorrows in the bar […]

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Moscow Mule cocktail recipe

Classic Cocktail: the Mojito practically begs to cool you down on a hot balmy day

From its humble beginnings in the sugarcane fields of Cuba, the Mojito went on to conquer the world as a favorite of dignitaries, writers, celebrities, cocktail aficionados and tourists alike. Now, it’s impossible to imagine summertime anywhere without this refreshing drink. Despite its simple recipe, the checkered history of the Mojito is as captivating as it […]

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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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