Possibly the most popular party dish of the 21st century, hummus has developed into so much more than a snack – it’s a way of life. From the vegan explosion of the past few years to the surging popularity of the Mediterranean diet, hummus has played an integral part in bringing a taste of the … Continue Reading

A tranquil Sunday spent under the trees experiencing the food of La Motte was much needed after a manic week. The famed Franschhoek wine estate has their own popular restaurant – Pierneef à La Motte – that serves up contemporary haute cuisine on the estate’s classic surroundings. Diners can opt to eat al fresco in … Continue Reading

As far as meals go, breakfast is the one that invariably outshines the rest. It’s the initial eat of the day and if you’re lucky enough, the one whose scent coaxes you out of bed with a smile on your face and rumble in your belly. The limited possibilities of breakfast only succeed in making it … Continue Reading

What does the Spirit of Georgia mean to me? Asked by Richland Rum to explore what inspires me to ignite my creativity, it was only fitting that I took the celebrated American rum along for a weekend on my friend and artist Arend Louw‘s farm in the South African countryside. Far away from city pressure, the sense … Continue Reading

Castled in her Duinhuis home, Isabella Niehaus is indisputably the reigning queen of West Coast cuisine. I’d often been regaled with stories of her langtafel lunches, tureens of fresh oysters, local wines and tables groaning under dishes of Isabella’s excellent cooking. I finally had the opportunity to experience one of her lunches for myself, as … Continue Reading