A few weeks ago, on an otherwise insignificant day such as this one, I received the invitation to attend the latest soirée from Salon 58 – Trace. A curated cultivation and celebration of creativity, Salon 58 is the magnum opus of style doyenne Jackie Burger, begun after paying a visit to the salon of Coco … Continue Reading

This article first appeared in House & Leisure Online and is entitled “West Coast Wander: At home with history in Hopefield”. It is accompanied by a recipe – “Poached Pear & Rooibos Pavlova”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant. Located inland, Hopefield was originally known as the gateway to the West Coast, as … Continue Reading

I’ve always maintained that I can do simple far better than I can do complicated and my easy #NotRecipe of White Bean Salad with Mackerel stands testament to that ideology. In certain realms of the culinary world, oily fish is like that second cousin of yours that never stopped wearing blue eyeshadow – retro, but … Continue Reading

This article first appeared in House & Leisure Online and is entitled “Savouring summer with Mulberry & Prince’s new menu”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant. Not dissimilar to Mulberry & Prince co-owners and culinary ingénues Cynthia Rivera and Cornel Mostert, the new menu for Summer 2017/18 is aught but ordinary. Enter … Continue Reading

Summer is here and the taco craving is strong. Enter these unbelievably easy Candied Pork Belly Tacos – a 30 minute meal that has since become a Friday night staple at home. Featuring some seriously addictive fire, the marinade used to caramelise the pork belly is inspired by Asian flavours and my recent discovery of … Continue Reading