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Joy in Bread and Wine on Happy Valley Road
Joy in Bread and Wine on Happy Valley Road

A drive down Happy Valley Road in South Africa's wine town Franschhoek is bound to leave you smiling, writes Eugene Yiga.

By Eugene Yiga 2 days ago

Green Monday SA: Sago Creme Brulee
Green Monday SA: Sago Creme Brulee

Looking for a delicious sweet treat? Try this mouth-watering dessert filled with creamy sago...

3 days ago

Meet the Maker: Love-Gin
Meet the Maker: Love-Gin

Sam Snedorf introduces mother and son duo, Sandra and Heinrich Swanepoel, who owns Love-Gin - a product that gets you to create your very own juniper spirits...

By Samantha Snedorf 13 Jul 2018

How I became a "Nederburg Wooded Wine Expert" in just one day
How I became a "Nederburg Wooded Wine Expert" in just one day

A glass of heartwarming sweet wine, a couple of smiling faces, and mouth-watering canapes welcomed us upon arrival at Nederburg in Paarl...

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Jul 2018

Louie Vega to headline dance lineup at DStv Delicious International Food and Music Fest
Louie Vega to headline dance lineup at DStv Delicious International Food and Music Fest

The DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival will be held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand, Johannesburg from 22-23 September 2018. Grammy award-winner Louie Vega will lead the dance music lineup at the two-day festival.

11 Jul 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabs
#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabs

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jul 2018

#GreenMondaySA: Roasted red pepper and sweet potato spaghetti
#GreenMondaySA: Roasted red pepper and sweet potato spaghetti

Here's a hearty sweet potato and red bell pepper pasta fusion to keep your taste buds satisfied...

9 Jul 2018

Shortmarket Club reintroduces popular Prix Fixe winter lunch menu
Shortmarket Club reintroduces popular Prix Fixe winter lunch menu

Winter in Cape Town may be a gloomy and rainy affair yet cosy fireplaces, red wine quaffing, and hearty plates make the idea of heading out to dine super appealing...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Jul 2018

PIWOSA'S #LiquidArt to showcase at Cape Wine 2018
PIWOSA'S #LiquidArt to showcase at Cape Wine 2018

The Premium Independent Wineries of South Africa showcases #LiquidArt: a programme of innovative events during Cape Wine 2018 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre between 12 and 14 September...

4 Jul 2018

The best of Durbanville Hills Winery
The best of Durbanville Hills Winery

With Table Mountain at its back, rolling hills at its front, and an exceptional view of Robben Island in between, the Durbanville Hills Winery has become a firm favourite for wine and food lovers living in or visiting the Cape region...

By Cari Coetzee 4 Jul 2018

#GreenMondaySA: Baked butternut and chickpea cutlets with peanut sauce
#GreenMondaySA: Baked butternut and chickpea cutlets with peanut sauce

This simple baked butternut and chickpea cutlet combination combines both West Africa and India flavour, making it a deliciously warm treat for your tastebuds...

2 Jul 2018

Meet the maker: Still 33
Meet the maker: Still 33

Still 33 is a craft distillery owned by Curtis and Brownyn Van Biljon who are honestly two of the nicest people I have met in a long time. A family-owned business based in Kyalami; I got to meet every single member of their clan as I sipped on a gin at 11am on a Sunday morning while discovering their story...

By Samantha Snedorf 29 Jun 2018

Mosaic is first restaurant in Africa to win Wine Spectator Grand Award
Mosaic is first restaurant in Africa to win Wine Spectator Grand Award

Out of more than 3,500 global restaurants that have earned Wine Spectator awards for their wine lists, Mosiac at the Orient is one of 85 restaurants from across the globe that holds this honour...

29 Jun 2018

10 things to do at the Knysna Oyster Fest
10 things to do at the Knysna Oyster Fest

The Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival returns to the Garden Route town from 29 June-8 July 2018. Here is a list of 10 hand-picked things to do from more than 100 activities at this year's festival.

26 Jun 2018

#GreenMondaySA: Red Lentil Coconut Curry
#GreenMondaySA: Red Lentil Coconut Curry

This easy to make healthy vegan Red Lentil Coconut Curry recipe is packed full of protein and delicious Indian flavours to keep you full and warm this Winter...

25 Jun 2018

Bonnievale Wines' The River Collection: fresh, fun and fabulous
Bonnievale Wines' The River Collection: fresh, fun and fabulous

We recently headed out of town to attend Bonnievale Wines' new premium wine range launch, dubbed The River Collection. A fitting name, seeing that the Breede River is the main, life-giving artery of this region...

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jun 2018

MasterChef Australia judges to appear at Appetite Fest
MasterChef Australia judges to appear at Appetite Fest

The Appetite Fest will be held at Time Square's Sun Arena in Menlyn Maine, Tshwane from 18-19 August 2018...

22 Jun 2018

The Box Shop June 16 food market sponsored by American Express
The Box Shop June 16 food market sponsored by American Express

The annual Box Shop June 16 food social market featured 20 millennium and cultural food dishes, inspired by our South African cultural traditions and stories...

Issued by OnPoint PR 21 Jun 2018

New tapas-style eatery Upper Bloem ticks all the boxes
New tapas-style eatery Upper Bloem ticks all the boxes

As a self-admitted foodie snob, it's not often that I whole-heartedly adore every dish placed in front of me when I eat out, let alone if there happens to be TEN dishes placed in front of me. However, this unicorn of a culinary experience happened last Saturday night at Upper Bloem Restaurant...

By Ruth Cooper 20 Jun 2018

The Test Kitchen is back on the World's 50 Best Restaurant list
The Test Kitchen is back on the World's 50 Best Restaurant list

The Test Kitchen was included in the annual World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. The restaurant, headed by Chef Luke Dale-Roberts, was placed 50 on the global ranking and at number one in Africa.

20 Jun 2018

#GreenMondaySA: Chickpea Fudge
#GreenMondaySA: Chickpea Fudge

To curb your enthusiasm for sweet treats this winter, why not try a healthy alternative to the old favourite fudge delight. Here's how to make healthy chickpea fudge...

18 Jun 2018

Growing appreciation for bourbon among SA whiskey drinkers
Growing appreciation for bourbon among SA whiskey drinkers

South Africa's growing numbers of Scotch whisky and Irish whiskey lovers are becoming increasingly appreciative of authentic American bourbon...

14 Jun 2018

3 things to know about the 2018 Slow Food & Wine Festival
3 things to know about the 2018 Slow Food & Wine Festival

The 12th annual Slow Food & Wine Festival will be held at the Robertson Wine Valley from 3-5 August 2018.

14 Jun 2018

Khayelitsha-born gin brand awarded R100,000 'Gin Business Bursary'
Khayelitsha-born gin brand awarded R100,000 'Gin Business Bursary'

Luvuyo and Nodumo Jongile, the founders of South Africa's first black-owned gin brand Mayine Gin, have been named as the recipients of the country's first known gin bursary...

14 Jun 2018

Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free app
Find, book and rate SA restaurants with Eat Out's new free app

South African food guide Eat Out has launched a new free app. The app will provide users with the ability to book and review more than 6,000 restaurants across the country.

13 Jun 2018

Ushering in a new era for brandy at the Cause | Effect Cocktail Kitchen
Ushering in a new era for brandy at the Cause | Effect Cocktail Kitchen

Inspired by Cape Town's fynbos, oceans, vineyards and mountain, Cause | Effect is an experiential cocktail kitchen and brandy bar that celebrates locally produced brandies...

By Cari Coetzee 13 Jun 2018

#GreenMondaySA: Vegan sukiyaki
#GreenMondaySA: Vegan sukiyaki

Sukiyaki is a Japanese dish which is usually served with meat, but this vegan version is equally hearty and delicious. Here's how to make it...

11 Jun 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: Whistling microwave meals, artisanal rubs, Noble Nectar and flavoured green tea
#FreshOnTheShelf: Whistling microwave meals, artisanal rubs, Noble Nectar and flavoured green tea

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products that have hit the retail shelves recently...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Jun 2018

RIP Anthony Bourdain
RIP Anthony Bourdain

CNN has confirmed the death of American chef, author, and television personality, Anthony Bourdain, who was 61 years of age...

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Jun 2018

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