Tag: food

Cook with Biltong, Fish recipes, Meat recipes, Pasta recipes, Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes, Salad recipes, Snack recipes, Soup recipes, Starter recipes, Uncategorized

Top-10 recipes from 2013

Happy (somewhat belated) 2014 everyone. Apologies for my blog silences over the past month,  I’ve moved to self-hosting (more difficult and time consuming than I was expecting) and I took the opportunity to redesign. Plus of course there’s been the whirlwind of socialising with family and friends in the beautiful Cape Town sunshine. Let’s just […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Thoughts, Uncategorized

My favourite bars in Cape Town

Having spent pretty much all my adult life in London, I totally understand the importance of pubs and bars in daily life. We have our two locals that we frequent and everyone has their favourite spot for after work or Sunday lunch. People also use them as landmarks which means it’s very rare to give […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

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 […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

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 […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Shopping

The newest food market in town

So today we went to the new Food Lover’s Market which is in Newspaper House in the Cape Town City Bowl. It’s in the building where the first ever Cape Argus newspaper was printed on the 3 June 1857. The building has been stylishly modernised and with its high ceilings makes the perfect place to […]

Meat recipes, Uncategorized

Tamarind ribs

I absolutely love ribs. There’s the way the meat falls away from the bone (if they are properly cooked), the flavour of the marinade and that immense satisfaction that comes from eating with your hands and making something of a mess! It also reminds me of my childhood when we used to drive up to […]