This article first appeared in House & Leisure Online and is entitled “West Coast Wander: Finding Gold in Elands Bay”. It is accompanied by a recipe – “Potato Thermidor”. Here I’ve adapted my original post slightly in order to make it blog-relevant. The enduring charm that Elands Bay has is aided in part by the fact that apart from surfing, … Continue Reading

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