Imagine the perfect summer getaway – all white sand, warm sunshine and azure ocean. Walks on the beach in the pearly dawn, languid afternoon naps and evenings spent sipping on flinty white wines as dusk falls over the dunes. Enter the ultimate in beach house bliss found in at Casa Blu’ on the Cape West … Continue Reading

This article first appeared in Times Live and is entitled “A Good Catch: how to cook sustainable rainbow trout from Montagu”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant. Although unavoidably unsustainable, salmon is still recurring on restaurant plates countrywide. The environmental impact both from the farming of salmon as well as the … Continue Reading

Jumping at any opportunity to welcome in the sunny season, I embarked on an exploration and ardent sampling of my favourite Robertson Valley wines for summer sipping. Exploring this extraordinary part of the Western Cape – home to the friendliest people, the most breathtaking scenery and naturally some of the finest wine – makes a … Continue Reading