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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Recycling beautiful enough to eat!

Most of us only see old milk jugs, jam jars or olive oil cans as something to neatly organise in the recycle bin. But with a touch of ingenuity and a few moments of time these bits of rubbish can be the start of something stylish and fun. With spring on it’s way we thought […]

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Get ready to get fabulous at Bot River Spring Weekend 2018

We may currently be snuggled up in the midst of winter here in sunny South Africa, but springtime is right around the corner. Birds are chirping, orchards are poised to burst into bloom at the slightest provocation and before you know it, it will be time to dig out the sun hats and short sleeves […]

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Top trending food experiences in Cape Town and beyond

As experience-minded food lovers, we are no longer content to sit on the side lines and have our food happen to us. These days we want to get our hands dirty, chat with the chef, amble into forests, be whisked off to secret locations and see and understand exactly where our food comes from. Happily, there […]

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Sweet but sharp: Blood Orange Meringue Tart

There is no better time for clean, vivid citrus flavours than just as the winter starts to sets in. It is a time for orange zest in the air, which makes the heart sing – it brightens, refreshes and uplifts. And nowhere does it shine so bright as in a beautiful blood orange meringue tart. […]

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Parisian-Inspired Macaron-Baking Masterclass in Gauteng

The sweet treat of choice of dainty-yet-daring damsels like Marie Antoinette, Audrey Hepburn, and Belle from Beauty & The Beast (well, in our imaginations at least!), the heavenly macaron has a reputation of being a bit of a devil to bake. Fortunately, that is all about to change. Lizelle Solomon – Gauteng’s very own fairytale […]

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Meet the Maker: Fritz & Chanelle from Schoon Manufactory & Kie.

When Fritz and Chanelle Schoon announced in March of 2017 that they would be leaving the much-loved Schoon de Companje in Church Street in Stellenbosch in the capable hands of the Boschendal team to rethink their vision and pursue other avenues of their craft, the food-loving community caught a bit of a collective wobble having […]

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