You probably know about Johannesburg’s major tourist attractions – the Apartheid Museum, Sandton City, Soweto, Gold Reef City, Maropeng at the Cradle of Humankind among many others – but have you heard of historic Fordsburg?
I am a some-time believer in karma – usually when I stumble upon a wonderful new restaurant, or a food store I never knew existed.
Whereas crayfish are prized for their meaty claws (and tail), it’s the sickle of almost-sweet, soft, delicate white meat in the rock lobster’s tail that gets seafood lovers salivating.
Although old-fashioned picnics will probably never go out of style, increasingly, Cape wine estates are upping the ante with their connoisseur chique-nic offerings.
If you’ve long fancied yourself as a winemaker then invest a few days in your passion.
The chefs avoid the usual foils for brandy like butter, cream and cheese, and achieve plates that are complex and delicately flavoured.
The West Coast town of Darling has attractions aplenty, not the least of which is its surrounding winelands, which produce a rich variety of top quality wines.
I wrote an article about hemp recently. What a weird experience that was. It was like uncovering a hidden history of the world.
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