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Constantia Food & Wine Festival

27 Apr

Constantia Uitsig

Having missed out the Taste of Cape Town this year I feel I made up for it with the Constantia Food and Wine Fest which I went to for the first time, as a “Cape Towny” thing to do with my brother who was in town for just a few days.  What is more “Cape […]

Taste of Cape Town 2012

21 Apr

Banana whiskey butterscotch cheesecake

The tragedy of Taste of Cape Town is that to taste every delectable looking dish on offer you’d probably have to go three days in a row and burn through a lot of crowns (the festival currency).  Even with two of us sharing every dish (no duplicates allowed) we only managed to tick off a […]

Taste of Cape Town 2011

10 May

My favourite food festival must be the Taste of Cape Town.  I haven’t been for the last two years, but it’s clearly just gone from strength to strength in my absence.  A new spacious venue, more varied exhibitors (especially wine farms) and same fantastic food set the scene for a decadent afternoon. I’ve read a […]

SA Cheese Festival

2 May

dairy cow

I  finally made it to the Cheese Festival – on day 4!  And despite my worst fears everything was not sold out and it did not pour with rain, although within half an hour of being home the rain has come, but I am full of cheese and wine (and olives, jam, chocolate, pesto, chilli […]