An Oasis in Sandton – Burkleigh House

  Recently Tiny and I were in Johannesburg for a rather long seminar which necessitated us being confined to the monotony of a chain hotel in the heart of Sandton, which as you know are generally somewhat soulless albeit enormously practical and cost effective – at least that is what I had assumed; until by […]

A taste of London – what a treat in store…

After experiencing a delightful Taste of Cape Town in the Mother City of South Africa in May last year I am so excited about this event in London next month which promises to be culinastic!!  as of today Jamie Oliver has confirmed his attendance at this years show – his dry wit and delightful manner an exquisite accompaniment […]

A GOURMET FOOD & WINE PAIRING AT BOSMAN RELEASE WEEKEND

The Bosman family, owners of the successful and highly acclaimed Bosman Family Vineyard wines, will host their annual Release Weekend on their farm Lelienfontein in Wellington on the 24th of September 2011. Join me and Tiny and enjoy a leisurely day on Heritage Da y, tasting wines paired with delicious canapés in various stations inside the exclusive […]

Michael Fridjhon Wine Experience

This is an event never to miss. Tiny and I started  going to this event in 2005, (it is now in its 14th year) and no matter where we were in the world we would make our way to the bright light of Johannesburg city for a decadent weekend of the MOST amazing wines and […]

A Gastronomic Experience of note in Abu Dhabi

In April this year, Tiny and I travelled to Abu Dhabi for a short break in search of some sun and to check out their cuisine. This was our first time there and what an eye opener! all I can say is World watch out…. these guys mean business when it comes to their plan to dominate the […]