Janine Fourie
#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits

#FoodTrends: Chocolate health benefits[Janine Fourie] Chef Janine of Big Easy Durban throws caution to the wind and shares the sheer indulgence of chocolate with bizcommunity readers. But there's a twist - chocolate is full of health benefits and more...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Brand Experience Centre opening

The BSH Brand Experience Centre, which features the bespoke Bosch, Siemens and Gaggenau brands, officially launched on 16 May in Johannesburg, South Africa. Guests were taken on an interactive gastronomic journey by some of South Africa's most well-known chefs, namely Matt Manning and chef Marthinus Ferreira from DW eleven-13.

Alexia Damianou and Amy Butler from the Bosch expereince stand introducing their delectible pastries to the guests  Chef Marthinus Ferreira (Brand Ambassador for Gaggenau) introducing his culinary delight with Heidi Duminy  Chef Marthinus Ferreira (Brand Ambassador for Gaggenau) preparing exquisite canapés  Courtnall and Semone Skosan enjoying the Gaggenau experience  

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Rooibos Experience festival

The recently held Rooibos Experience - a festival which celebrated the culture and cuisine of rooibos took place at the Root 44 Market in Stellenbosch.

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Leigh Andrews
Rustic winter soup remedy at Constantia Glen

Constantia Glen's beef goulash.
Constantia Glen's beef goulash.
[Leigh Andrews] If the thought of cold weather has you feeling all gloom and doom, read this and perk up: On the first wintery Saturday of May we sampled the soup trio at boutique wine estate Constantia Glen...

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Ruth Cooper
Once in a lifetime dining with One Star House Party

Once in a lifetime dining with One Star House Party[Ruth Cooper] Imagine pumpkin soup served in a gem squash goblet, silky seaweed oil, springbok consommé and biltong like you've never experienced it before...

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Brittany Hawkins
Top 10 wine farms for foodies

Top 10 wine farms for foodies[Brittany Hawkins] Cape Town's culinary culture is alive and booming! The vibrant Mother City recently won first place in Conde Nast Travelers Best Food Cities in the World 2016 and is spoiled for choice when it comes to great wines as it's surrounded by award-winning wine estates.

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Ruth Cooper
JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range

JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range[Ruth Cooper] Ah good ol' JC Le Roux, a sparkling wine synonymous with NYE parties from my student days. Its customary sweet flavour perfect for youthful undeveloped palates.

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Janine Fourie
How the world celebrates Easter

How the world celebrates Easter[Janine Fourie] Hot cross buns and Easter eggs are synonymous with Easter - a significant religious festival for many and also an opportunity for reflection and spending time with friends and family.

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Jarred Manasse
Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape

Five of the best vineyards in the Western Cape[Jarred Manasse] The Western Cape has always been a big crowd-puller in South Africa. Apart from its abundance of beautiful mountains and beaches, the Western Cape is also home to over 100,000 hectares of vineyards.

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Leigh Andrews
Poolside perfection at the President Hotel

Poolside at the President Hotel.
Poolside at the President Hotel.
[Leigh Andrews] Officially opened by former president Nelson Mandela in 1998, a stay at the President Hotel in Bantry Bay on the Sea Point side of town is just what we needed last weekend after the previous emotionally draining, politics-driven week...

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Ruth Cooper
#GreenMondaySA: Eat less meat, save the world

#GreenMondaySA: Eat less meat, save the world[Ruth Cooper] Since watching Cowspiracy and after taking part in the 2015 Greenpop Festival of Action in Zambia, I have been a lot more conscious about what I consume, particularly meat and dairy, industries which are the number one culprits when it comes to environmental damage.

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Cari Coetzee
#Shotleft: an experience of the Bacchian kind at Tokara

#Shotleft: an experience of the Bacchian kind at Tokara[Cari Coetzee] Boasting magnificent views over vineyards and olive trees, award-winning wines, and delicious food, Tokara will enchant you stay a little longer than anticipated...

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Ruth Cooper
Fresh flavours at Avondales's new Faber

Fresh flavours at Avondales's new Faber[Ruth Cooper] Is there anything more delightful than enjoying a variety of top quality dishes in a beautiful setting? In my opinion, there are not many activities that top this...

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Eugene Yiga
The mother of all beer

The mother of all beer[Eugene Yiga] Motherland Brewers is serving up a selection of unique craft beers for the Cape Town crowd. Eugene Yiga spoke to owner Alitsair Kernick to find out more.

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Ruth Cooper
Three reasons to discover the Robertson Wine Valley

Three reasons to discover the Robertson Wine Valley[Ruth Cooper] I recently attended the Hands on Harvest festival in Robertson. Taking place over a weekend every year, the festival aims to promote the winemakers and farms of the area with multiple events, hands on activities and, of course, wine tastings.

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Leigh Andrews
Pocket-friendly midday meals at Catharina's at Steenberg

The new light lunch options at Steenberg Estate's Catharina's.
The new light lunch options at Steenberg Estate's Catharina's.
[Leigh Andrews] On a windy Cape March Thursday afternoon we chose to seat ourselves outside at a table for two instead of the sheltered inside, lifting the hefty wooden chairs in the hopes of finally spotting the owl family said to flit around the oak trees at Catharina's at Steenberg...

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Eugene Yiga
Behind the Kirton at Foxcroft Restaurant

Behind the Kirton at Foxcroft Restaurant[Eugene Yiga] For some people, careers are a conscious choice. For Scot Kirton, the award-winning chef behind La Colombe and Foxcroft, the love for what he does made it hard to consider anything else, writes Eugene Yiga...

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Leigh Andrews
Stomping good fun at the Muratie Harvest Festival

Stomping up a storm.
Stomping up a storm.
[Leigh Andrews] When your husband has to work the day of the annual summery Muratie Harvest Festival, all is not lost – you simply invite your parents to accompany you in his stead, as it's a rollicking day out hosted by the estate's current owners, the Melck family...

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Ruth Cooper
Elegant dining at the V&A's Life Grand Café

Elegant dining at the V&A's Life Grand Café[Ruth Cooper] If you're looking for refined bistro food in an artfully designed space with a flourish of stylish ambiance look no further than the recently opened concept restaurant, the Life Grand Café at the V&A Waterfront.

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Ruth Cooper
#DesignMonth: Eat your (he)art out with LionHeart

#DesignMonth: Eat your (he)art out with LionHeart[Ruth Cooper] Almost too pretty to eat, the cakes designed and created by “bake-tresses” and bffs, Nikki Albertyn and Karmen de Reuck, are true edible artworks. We got in touch with Nikki; confectionery queen and co-founder of online bakery LionHeart to chat delicious design for Bizcommunity's #DesignMonth.

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