Tag Archives: fine-dining

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, […]

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 […]

Hout Bay Manor

6 Jan

Hout Bay Manor View

A generous gift from my in-laws gave me a real taste of “the good life” recently.  My (brand new) husband and I were lucky enough to spend a night in the exquisite Hout Bay Manor boutique hotel and enjoy some serious indulgence and rejuvenation. The first thing that struck me about Hout Bay Manor is […]