A SCRUMPTIOUS AFTERNOON AT THE GRAND CAFE AND BEACH

You cannot resist this place! I did ask the powers that be to allow the sun to come out, well, this particular request was ignored – it rained, it was cold and windy –  real Cape winters day, one of the very few we have experienced yet this winter! So I was curious how an […]

Winter warmth at The Grand Café and Beach

I was well chuffed to be going to The Grand café and Beach for a 3 course lunch, having spent a number of lazy and boozy afternoons enjoying the beautiful setting on the beach. The morning dawned grey and wet and this I admit dampened my enthusiasm, it was chilly and miserable. Dressed up warmly […]

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 […]

Thai Green Chicken Curry

Watch the Video: Creating a Green Thai Curry and Yellowtail in a lime and chilli sauce paired with Camelthorn beers Watch the video: Presentation and Tasting of the final product As always with any recipe, I use the following principles.  Buy the freshest, best ingredients that I can afford. I try to understand what each […]

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 […]

Skatkis Restaurant Paternoster Lodge West Coast

On a dark and stormy night (actually Monday this week), Tiny and I found ourselves looking for a place to eat in Paternoster, the wind was howling, tumbleweeds flying across the dirt roads, rain sidewinding us buffeting the car we were hungry and in need of some good red wine. Paternoster the iconic holiday ‘fishing’ […]