Posts – Food & Wine

A Week in the Kitchen

Karen Dudley’s book, A Week in the Kitchen, depicts a week of meals and people at her Woodstock eatery.

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Masters in the kitchen

Australian Masterchef Neil Perry is in South Africa this week to experience what makes our food so unique

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Auntie Evelyne’s restaurant in Nieu Bethesda

When Auntie Evelyne was left jobless, she turned to what she did best – cooking. And so her little restaurant in Nieu Bethesda’s township was born.

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View from a bar

A quick rundown of some of South Africa’s best bars with views.

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Fine dining at Delaire Graff

Don’t the words, ‘Delaire Graff’, conjure up images of grand dining and luxury for you? Those who have made their way to the Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch can attest to my statement when I say it’s 1 of the most spectacular wine estates in South Africa.

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SA’s young wine sommeliers

Our local sommeliers are making waves in their own special ways. In June it was announced that Jeff Lopes, from the Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas and Spa in Sandhurst, Johannesburg, was the winner of the national leg of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jeunes Sommeliers Competition.

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The Karoo – a foodie haven

It was probably the largest block of Belgian chocolate I had ever seen. There it was, lying on a kitchen table in the middle of the Karoo, nogal. Next to it was a pair of dainty kitten heels, made entirely out of chocolate.

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Pap, vleis and everything else – a photo essay

South African dishes are characterised by the use of a wide variety of ingredients, including meats, fruits, nuts, leaves and other products.

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Champagne with a view in Jozi

With the re-opening of 54 on Bath, or The Grace as it was previously called, tourists now have the chance to not only dine in the most fashionable hotels around, but also enjoy a bottle of bubbles in the hotel’s Champagne Bar.

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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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