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Cook with Biltong, Meat recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

The Cook with Biltong Club: Biltong and guacamole blinis

It’s time for my monthly recipe using that fabulous ingredient – biltong. Three simple elements make up the most fantastic canapes that will wow your guests. Heat the biltong in the oven for about 5 mins on about 120C before you top the blinis with it, it really brings out the flavour. This is real […]

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Food to dream about at The Conservatory

The Cellars Hohenort Hotel is in the beautiful Constantia Valley. When we were looking for somewhere different to try for a relaxed post-golf Sunday lunch recently, we popped in to check it out. A delicious bloody mary later and a perusal of the menu, we’d booked a table on the sun-drenched terrace of The Conservatory […]

Restaurants in Cape Town

An African experience in a magical garden

Okay, to call Kirstenbosch, which sits at the foot of Table Mountain, a garden is really not doing it justice. It’s one of the great botannical gardens of the world full of the most amazing trees and flowers and spectacular views. Moyo recently opened there – it’s a fun restaurant with African entertainment and cuisine […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

Myoga: Contemporary fusion at the foot of Table Mountain

My goodness, what a great Christmas and new year we’ve had. Hence the total silence on the blogging front for quite some time. I’m back and ready to go – full of ideas and plans for 2013, so keep reading. So I have two brothers and two sisters and we’re all very close together in […]

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A new food market at the Waterfront

So Christmas is over – and already seems a long time ago. Weird how that happens. But it’s still the holiday season and when we visited the Waterfront in Cape Town yesterday it was as busy as I’ve ever seen it. There’s so much going on there and something to please everyone. And now there’s […]

Restaurants in Cape Town

Getting my Thai food fix at Wang Thai

Anyone who reads this blog will know that I really love Thailand and Thai food. So it’s always important to find a good Thai restaurant in whatever city you are visiting. Wang Thai in Cape Town is one of those. There are three restaurants in the Cape Town area and inevitably in my time here […]