Posts – Food & Wine

The Pied Piper of Woodstock

With the opening his latest venture, The Test Kitchen, award-winning Cape Town chef Luke Dale-Roberts can expect legions of faithful fans and new converts to flock to him.

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The clatter of Platter’s

The newly released 2011 edition of Platter’s South African Wines, oft described as South Africa’s wine bible, as all de-vine texts, has its believers and its heretics.

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Real rainbow cuisine

There are many reasons to travel to the bushveld town of Groot Marico. It’s the birthplace of one of South Africa’s most famous authors, Herman Charles Bosman, and renowned for its Mampoer - an extremely potent, home-distilled fruit brandy.

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The art of wine

Art can be more entertaining when there’s wine involved - as I again confirmed at recent a wine tasting at the Pretoria Country Club.

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Ravishing raw food

In carnivorous South Africa, where popular belief says that chicken is a vegetable, and salad is rabbit food, a restaurant willing to give raw food equal status with cooked food on its menu is either visionary or intent on bankruptcy.

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Invite yourself to a family braai

South Africans are forever blathering on about braaing, going to braais, or thinking about lighting a braai.

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Camino del cuisine del cabo

France, Spain, and Italy are renowned destinations of culinary pilgrimage.

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Organically Speaking

Like so many other countries in the world, South Africa is embracing ‘organic’ lifestyles when it comes to the health & wellness community.

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