Tag Archives: Cape Town

Child-friendly Lunch Spots

4 May

Big Bay

Since baby D came into our lives five weeks ago my world has, not surprisingly, come to revolve totally around him. As much as I appreciate the time at home with him, sometimes I really just need to get out and about to feel like a real person. All of a sudden, instead of scoping […]

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 […]

The (Test) Kitchen

24 Dec

The Kitchen - inside2

Woodstock is such an area of contradiction for me.  For all the trendy boutique coffee and craft places that lure the Constantia yummy mummies by the SUVfull, you are still likely to sit sipping your exquisite blend overlooking the next door scrap metal shop junk yard.  Which is part of the charm I suppose.  Still, […]

Afternoon Tea with me

3 Nov

The Carrot Cake

One of my not-so-secret passions is tea. I blame/credit my mother for this as she has an entire cupboard dedicated to different kinds of tea (many being gifts from all over the world), and she has been known to quaff several pots in a row on a weekend as each family member drops in to […]

West Coast National Park & Darling

22 Sep

West Coast National Park

Possibly one of the best things about a proper sopping wet Cape Winter is the Cape Spring that follows.  If you’re not already queuing outside the West Coast National Park this morning, I suggest you go get your picnic basket on and make a plan to “go see the flowers”.  Last weekend, in the name […]