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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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Farm-to-fork feasting with strapping chefs & farmers at Littlegig 2017

This year, Littlegig festival (2017) presented a delicious Chef-and-Farmer’s Tasting that paired four celebrated chefs who are changing the way we eat, with two farmers who are changing the way that we think about food. One of the best parts of going to a festival where food isn’t merely a fringe benefit, but a bona fide […]

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Tamatiestraat cooking class experience in Stellenbosch

If you’ve always been a bit intimidated by the thought of formal cooking classes, Tamatiestraat Cooking School’s relaxed, friendly vibe and fresh, innovative approach to food will be right up your alley. In fact, you’ll probably end up laughing as much as you’ll sharpen your cooking skills, thanks to the foodie couple’s quirky kitchen chemistry and […]

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House of the Machines in Cape Town: Bikes, brews & bros

The House of Machines is the Mother City’s preferred destination for all things cool, thunderous and fast. Housed in a historic workhouse smack-dab in die heart of the busting CBD, this decidedly rugged space offers everything from coffee and craft beer to live music, menswear and custom bikes. The House of Machines (THoM) is the […]

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Marlene van der Westhuizen Cook’s Club cooking classes in Cape Town

The perfect mid-week treat, Cook’s Club offers intimate cooking classes in the heart of Green Point with chef and cookbook author Marlene van der Westhuizen. In this informative class Marlene demonstrates her excellent cooking skills gathered from years of experience in classic French cooking. Highlights Sitting around Marlene’s beautiful dining room table Great break in the week […]

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Urban foraging and cooking in Cape Town

There are edible treasures growing wild all over Cape Town; you just have to know where to look. And that’s where Charlie Standing, also known as the Urban Hunter Gatherer, comes in. Foraging is his forte, and after spending a day with him, you’re guaranteed to look at your surrounds in a whole new light. […]

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