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 […]

Signal Restaurant at The Cape Grace Hotel Cape Town

  With the backdrop of Devil’s Peak and Table Mountain, the cool Atlantic sea breeze whistling between the many luxurious yacht moored by the terraces and the call of the odd cheeky seal makes the iconic new lady of Cape Town the most desirable place to hang out – The Cape Grace Hotel! What an […]

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 […]

Our next road trip about to start!!!

We are really looking forward to our next road trip due to start early next week – can’t wait!!  some very interesting and exciting adventure lined up… Leaving Cape Town and traversing through the Karoo with a few pit stops, sleep overs and culinary experiences along the way toward Gauteng and once there we will be […]

Interview with Erik Wolf, President & CEO of International Culinary Tourism Association

Being fascinated with Culinary Tourism as we are at THS Magazine I did an internet search a couple of years ago to see if anyone else out there was equally interested; as I really believed that this was a vastly underestimated sector of the tourism industry. It was then I fell upon the International Culinary […]

The TAJ Hotel and We Love Real Beer team together for a gastronomically exciting evening 29 July 2011.

Next week if you are in Cape Town – I have just uncovered a MUST DO for you to attend!  Tiny and I will be there, for sure!  A Beer tasting of a range of unique beers from number of micro breweries including Camelthorn Brewing Company, Darling, Jack Black and Napier Breweries to name a […]

Cluster d’Hote Restaurant, Sutherland

In one of the oldest properties in Sutherland you will find something extremely special if you are a foodie – a gastronomical feast of note! Built in and around 1880 this magnificently restored building by the Marais family on Piet Retief Street houses a really fine restaurant owned and run by Johann and Anelia Marias. […]

TONIGHT TINY MAKES GREEN CHICKEN CURRY AND MELKKOS FOR DESSERT

Hey guys, check out my post on Tiny’s cooking tomorrow, under Tiny’s recipes… This evening he will be making a Thai Green Chicken Curry with hormone free, steroid free and true free range chicken – yum yum! and he will be trying his hand at the Melkkos dessert using Aunty Julie’s recipe from Paternoster Lodge.. I […]

Outdoor Pizza

Impress your mates with your Pizza making skills in a kettle barbeque – great party trick! Ingredients 500grams Bread Flour Large pinch of Salt 300ml Water 10grammes yeast (get 10gram packets in most shops) Teaspoon of sugar/honey Equipment 2 hands large bowl to mix Weighing scale flat surface to make the pizza base extra flour […]