Posts – Food & Wine

The ‘spirit’ of Jamie Oliver meets the African bush

The staff and students of the Singita School of Cooking honed their skills under the watchful eye of chef Lucien Green.

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Aloes, bees and mead

In winter, the colours of nature fade to fawn and blonde. But in the Eastern Cape, things are just beginning to brighten up.

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A winter warmer at Skoobs

Visitors to Skoobs Theatre of Books in Montecasino can now enjoy a bowl of soup while reading their favourite book – a great way to keep warm this winter.

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Five unique places to dine

Five once-in-a-lifetime holiday destinations, renowned for their luxurious settings and sumptuous food and wine.

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Pie-vana on the N2

OuMeul Bakkery in the Overberg village of Riviersonderend is a favourite stop for travellers in search of quality local food.

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Beyond the tasting room

Get the inside scoop on the Cape Winelands on a bespoke tour with local wine guru Fiona McDonald.

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Taste the good life at Green Goose farm

Buy award-winning cheese, grass-fed beef and homemade eiderdown products from Green Goose organic farm, 20km outside Ficksburg in the Eastern Free State.

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Good beans, great art and while you’re at it, pass the wine

Stellenbosch, as a town, is becoming a living, breathing, art installation – head down Dorp Street and you’re bound to find artistic inspiration in the nearest coffee shop.

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Have your cake and eat it

If you’ve a sweet tooth and a yen to try some authentic local treats, then look out for a tuisnywerheid (home industry) shop.

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Karoo – a sense of snow…

This week there’s gonna be snow business down here in the Karoo. I can just feel it.

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