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Shopping in the buff at Nude Foods in Cape Town

Nowadays everything from strawberries and cucumbers to almond flour, chickpeas and honey come smothered in plastic, which makes its way home with us. It is estimated that consumers on average use 50 – 150 kilograms of plastic per person per year. This is why we are extremely excited that the packaging-free shopping trend has been sweeping the […]

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A Cevicheria in Lisbon: Masterful Ceviche

This tiny, unpretentious gem of a restaurant on trendy Principe Real in Lisbon stops pedestrians in their tracks. Partly when they see its Instagram-famous octopus sculpture and partly because of the commotion of hungry punters waiting their turn at the door, sipping wine and cocktails. The interior of A Cevicheria in Lisbon is beautifully decorated […]

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First ever truffle hunting experience in South Africa: hunt for black gold at the Anthonij Rupert Estate

Truffles are the stuff of legend in culinary circles. Earthy, pungent and exquisitely musky, this member of underground fungi family might not look like much at first sight (it looks a little like an irregular, rough-skinned potato to be quite frank), but oh heavens it makes magic on a plate in the hands of a […]

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Traditional Persian love cake – a helpful recipe to win over hearts

Perfumed and lightly spiced the Persian Love Cake exudes the air of mystery and delight of exotic places delicately hidden in the flavourful crumb. Shrouded in a tale of love enchantment and laced with alluring ingredients such as cardamom, rose water and pistachio who could possibly resist this sweet temptation? What better way to win […]

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