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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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Hotel Valverde: inner-city Lisbon stay for foodies

Heading to Lisbon soon and looking for some oh-yes-please accommodation in an unbelievably beautiful part of town? Hotel Valverde is where you book your Lisbon stay if you want a lush haven in one of the most luxurious spots in the heart of this vibrant city. Inspired by London and New York’s Town Houses, it’s […]

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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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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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