Posts – Food & Wine

Unearth wine route gems in South Africa

  • 30 June 2016 by Damian Cupido

South Africa is sprawling with expansive and breathtaking wine routes. From the Constantia Wine Route in the Western Cape to the Vaal Wine Route in Gauteng, your options are endless. Look hard enough and you’ll discover that there’s more to wine routes than just vino - there are also little-known spots that are waiting to be explored.

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Food for thought

  • 27 June 2016 by Damian Cupido

From classic,local traditional dishes to contemporary cuisine, South Africa boasts an array of culinary options that you might not necessarily find only in a restaurant.

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The Rise of Braamfontein

  • 20 June 2016 by Andrew Pearson

Johannesburg’s Braamfontein area used to get a lot of bad press, but the recently renewed cultural arc has now become one of the trendiest, most happening blocks in town.

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Best of the best – South Africa boasts more outstanding accolades.

  • 15 June 2016 by Damian Cupido

From superb wine to fine dining, our country has taken centre stage once again, with two extraordinary South Africans scooping sought-after international awards in the culinary and beverage industry. Wendy Applebaum’s DeMorgenzon Chardonnay Reserve 2015 has been named best wine in the world, while chef and restaurateur Luke Dale-Roberts’ Test Kitchen was placed 22nd among the best restaurants in the world.

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A Sho't Left in the Northern Cape

  • 20 May 2016

Our largest province is also one of our most beautiful gems. It’s dry, it’s sparse, and it was the focus of our latest Sho’t Left tour with South Africa’s favourite musicians, Mi Casa.

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Timeless & Tasty: The Mighty Koeksister

  • 20 May 2016 by Andrew Pearson

A legendary favourite, this sweet treat has earned a place in South African culinary history.

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Green, Lush and Delicious: The Other, Other Kalahari.

  • 19 May 2016 by Andrew Pearson

Yes, you read that right. It’s not all red rocks and burning sands in the Kalahari. In fact, foodies rejoice: it’s very far from dry and arid…

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Durban by Durbanites: The Top 5

  • 17 May 2016

Durban, it’s our very own paradise by the sea and a culturally distinct slice of heaven that many South Africans are proud to call home.

It’s these denizens of Durbs that help us find the hidden gems that define this fair city. We’ve gone and found the top 5 spots lauded by locals. This is Durban by Durbanites.

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Her Majesty the Milktart

  • 11 May 2016

Everyone’s granny has a secret milk tart recipe and it is one of South Africa’s most beloved sweet treats with an afternoon cup of tea. You will thank us later I promise, your friends and family will be truly impressed with this truly South African goodie.

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Some masala with your pineapple, perhaps?

  • 03 May 2016 by Warren Raaff

You’re relaxing, digging your toes in the sand, lying on a pristine Durban beach. Your tummy rumbles. Your sweet tooth tingles. How do you find satisfaction? Kick it Durban style and dig in to some Masala Pineapple. It’s sweet. It’s spicy. It’s too delicious.

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