Posts – Food & Wine

eClare chocolaterie brings flavour and flair to Pietermaritzburg

  • 06 August 2014 by Christine Marot

Creative duo Clare O’Neill and Gail Randelhoff worked together in the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Psychology before combining their creativity to launch a bespoke chocolaterie.


Food, friends and new tastes at the Good Food & Wine Show

  • 02 August 2014 by Kolosa Vuso

The Good Food & Wine Show is BIG on the South African culinary calendar. It brings cooks, foodies and professional chefs together under one roof for a spectacular weekend of culinary delights.


Riding the crest of a craft-beer wave

  • 29 July 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Whether it’s a new gastropub, bottle stores selling local craft offerings and imported European ales, or even new breweries cropping up at a rapid rate around the country, the South African beer palate is evolving and savvy entrepreneurs are taking note.


Franschhoek's Mystery Weekends – the perfect getaway

  • 28 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A weekend of bliss is on the cards for romantics and food and wine lovers, with two Franschhoek Mystery Weekends on the horizon. One is at the tail-end of winter and the second at the end of September, when it’s still cold enough to snuggle up yet warm enough to take an amble through the town.


Photo essay: The Test Kitchen, Cape Town

Luke Dale-Roberts is one of South Africa’s top chefs. His restaurant, The Test Kitchen, was recently voted 48th best restaurant in the world on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Here we celebrate his creativity in mouth-watering visuals.


Learn to cook in Durban

  • 26 July 2014 by Christine Marot

If you have cash in hand and a couple of hours to spare, here’s a novel way to spend them. Round up a couple of friends and sign up for a fun-filled cookery lesson in Durban.


Wedding venues to suit all tastes

  • 17 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

A venue and the bride’s dress are often highest on the list of priorities, so it’s good to know that when it comes to venues, South Africa is a treasure chest of perfect wedding destinations.


Hayden Quinn's South African cooking adventure

Hayden Quinn is a cook, a marine biologist and an adventurer who owes his fame to the 2011 series of MasterChef Australia. His most recent project has been a 10 000km, seven-week tour of South Africa while filming a new culinary series, Hayden Quinn South Africa.


South Africa's local markets

  • 14 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

There are a number of fantastic markets to choose from in South Africa. Some are informal, happening beachside or near popular tourist attractions, while others are more formal markets in buildings.


The road less travelled: Exploring South Africa solo

  • 13 July 2014 by Daphney Mngomeni

For many, the thought of travelling alone can be quite daunting, especially when going to unfamiliar places. But the reality is you shouldn’t be afraid of travelling solo in South Africa. In fact, you should add it to your bucket list right now.