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 […]

Lots of interesting stories coming…..

Tiny and I have recently been on a an amazing trip around South Africa and have experienced some truly delightful culinary explosions… From Lesotho, Eastern Cape, Karoo and West Coast and culinary delights from some of the finest Cape restaurants as well as some delicious wines – certainly our flavour of the month is Bosmans […]

Calling all Oktoberfest lovers in Cape Town…

Last night we had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Oktober Bierfest in Newlands and what a party it was! With the German Consulate officially ringing in the official opening it was a real celebration of Bavarian culture. The inspiring idea of the men from The Entertainment Group this certainly promises to be an enormous […]

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 […]

Sutherland Hotel – What a place for a party!

Are you a biker, or planning a stag party or good old fashioned party with mates, then you simply must head out to the heart of the beautiful Karoo in South Africa, the middle of nowhere we everything grow exactly to two foot nothing! Apart from being seismically speaking the most stable place on earth […]

Camelthorn Brewing Company

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 I have always been a beer lover and have tasted beers from around the world.  Some have been to put it pleasantly, tasteless others taste […]

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. […]

Kambro-Kind Guest House Sutherland, Karoo

Driving into Sutherland late at night in rain and freezing cold wind, it was a welcome site to see the signboard KAMBROKIND GUEST HOUSE on our left on the Main Road in Sutherland an old style bed and breakfast graded four stars and after a night spent there – a well earned four stars! This […]

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 […]