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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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Secret sundowners on the beach in Cape Town

At the end of the day, when the Mother City gets ready to swap her sweeping blue mantel for a jaunty mid-night blue cape spangled with a thousand stars, the lingering reprieve of her magnificent sunset calls for a cold one. This is the ideal time to get together over cocktails to wind down with […]

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The Saldanha Experience: Shuck, Savour & Sip the Finest Hand-Picked West Coast Encounters in Saldanha

Get ready to have your preconceived notions of Saldanha shattered on this epic two-day adventure into the secret foodie nooks and artisanal crannies of this underrated harbour town on South Africa’s West Coast. Situated a mere 150 km north of Cape Town, this undiscovered gem is bursting at the seams with fresh new faces, lots […]

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Food & Wine Pairing Experience in An Inspiring Working Artists’ Studio in Woodstock, Cape Town

In the 50s, Pablo Picasso was famous for entertaining groups of friends and fans in his light-filled studio in Paris. In the 60s, Andy Warhol’s Manhattan studio, The Factory, became a psychedelic refuge for creative souls from all walks of life. Now, in 2018, Maia du Plessis and sculptor husband Otto open their creative space […]

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Meet the Maker: Paul & Paul, the bread blokes from Woodstock Bakery

Confession time! We love bread. And not in a take-it-or-leave-it, a sarmie-once-every-now-and-again way. In a slightly obsessive, might-have-to-see-someone-about-it way. Therefore, as mildly overeager connoisseurs are wont, we also happen to be super fussy about the loaves that make it into our baskets, onto our harvest tables and finally end up slathered in lashings of butter […]

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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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