This article first appeared in House & Leisure Online and is entitled “Druk My Niet Stud: Where Agriculture meets Epicure”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant. A short drive from Cape Town – an especial treat with Springtime’s golden fields of canola – and you’ll find yourself accommodated on a working farm that … Continue Reading

This article first appeared in House & Leisure Online and is entitled “West Coast Wander: Family Ties, Finns and Fishing in Velddrif”. It is accompanied by a recipe – “Bokkom Pâté with Cape Gooseberry Chutney”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant. Of all the towns along the Cape West Coast, my favourite by … Continue Reading

When it comes to pasta, I’m not the greatest fan of noodles – tagliatelle, spaghetti and pappardelle don’t rank high on my list of craved carbohydrates. Perhaps it’s all that twisting and twirling that puts me off – which is why I get most enthusiastic for what I term “mouthful” pasta. These are made up … Continue Reading

This article first appeared in House & Leisure Online and is entitled “No Cutlery Required at the Cape Town Street Food Festival”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant.  This past weekend saw me attending the Cape Town leg of the 2017 Street Food Festival.  Held at Woodstock’s Side Street Studios, it was a … Continue Reading

Is it possible to fall in love with a building? Or is the place where the building is situated the reason behind my heartache, my longing and my mild jealousy that other people get to call this building home on various long, sun-filled weekends during the year. The building in question that is causing me … Continue Reading