Arniston – the quintessential seaside town on the Cape’s southern coast – played host to me over an unseasonably stormy weekend. Since my cookbook West Coast Wander is officially in stores, I reckon I can consider myself a connoisseur of that particular coastline – perhaps it’s time for a new landscape? Finding myself growing steadily … Continue Reading

That staple of Sunday lunching gets a Mediterranean makeover with my Greek-style roast lamb. Easily able to forgo my British roots of lamb with mint sauce, this recipe makes use of bold flavours and an enjoyably tactile approach to prepping some of the finest slow food around. Redolent of rosemary, lemon and a shameless amount … Continue Reading

Muisbosskerm – the first restaurant of its kind to open on the Cape West Coast. Free from haute cuisine and cutlery, Muisbosskerm is unquestionably the most popular open-air eatery in South Africa. Since its inception in the early Nineties, there have been many interpretations but none have come close to the real thing. Although my … Continue Reading

For just about anyone that’s read F. Scott Fitzgerald, the term Art Deco conjures up fantasies of flapper dresses, crystal coupes filled with French champagne and bare ankles kicked up to the Charleston. While the dress code may no longer include plumes of ostrich feathers, such flights of fancy remain intact in the very spirit … Continue Reading

While I’m sad to see the back of winter, I am eagerly awaiting summery climes and fresh citrus flavours. Seedless and juicy, LemonGold® lemons are the ideal choice to make this densely syrupy LemonGold, olive oil and almond cake inspired by Mediterranean cuisine. LemonGold®, olive oil and almond cake Prep time: 30 mins /Cook time: … Continue Reading