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Meat recipes, Recipes, Salad recipes

Asian-style beef salad

This salad is delicious and so easy to make. I like to marinade the steaks for at least a few hours, but if you don’t have time an hour is okay. The combination of salad ingredients varies as I usually put it together with whatever I have in the fridge and pantry. Serves 2 For […]

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Our long-awaited return to La Mouette

At last, the time has come. Time to revisit one of our favourite restaurants of last year – La Mouette in Sea Point. We gathered together a group of friends who hadn’t been there before and booked a table in the lovely courtyard. La Mouette opened in 2010 and is the baby of English chef […]

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Cheese, wine and goats at Fairview in the Winelands

One of the many great things about CapeTown is its proximity to the beautiful Winelands around Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. Only a short and incredibly scenic drive away you’ll find a fantastic selection of wineries and restaurants to visit. Fairview is one of these, famous for its wines and cheeses which are made on the […]

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Sizzling kingklip by the seaside

One of our favourite lunch spots in Sea Point is a Chinese restaurant called Tao Yung, just across the road from the stunning Sea Point pools. We spend a lot of time at the pools, and don’t need much of an excuse to pop across for lunch. The menu is comprehensive as you would expect […]

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A Tavola: an Italian favourite

Before we made the move across the mountain we simply had to visit one of our favourite restaurants in the Southern Suburbs for an Italian feast, so we headed for A Tavola. The food is always excellent and the menu offers a wide choice of salads, pastas, meat and fish dishes. Frankly, the choice is […]

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Brunch on the sea front at Sotano

So we’re still in Cape Town but we’ve moved to the other side of the mountain to wonderful Sea Point. That means long walks along the promenade breathing in the sea air and patting as many dogs as I can (I’m just a bit of a dog lover). This weekend we had my beautiful Australian […]