Tag: South African

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Riverside dining South Africa-style at High Timber

So today I’m heading into the City of London for lunch at South African restaurant High Timber. My lunch with blogger friends was inspired by my latest quest to get everyone drinking as much South African wine as possible. The recent lockdown-related alcohol ban in South Africa is having devastating effects on the industry with […]

Cook with Biltong, Recipes, Starter recipes, Uncategorized

The Cook with Biltong Club: biltong, broad beans and garlic

It’s time for my monthly recipe using my favourite ingredient: biltong. This dish was inspired by a beautiful ham and broad bean starter I’ve eaten in restaurants in Spain. I thought, if ham, why not biltong? It worked beautifully.¬†And you don’t just have to take my word for it. My ever-keen South African neighbours came […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

South Africa meets France at Cafe Dijon

The quest continues to bring you the best that Cape Town has to offer. Tonight we went up the road to Green Point. Cafe Dijon opened 15 months ago and is run by South African Francophiles Sarah and Johan Du Plessis (AKA Dup). A fabulously designed French-bistro style interior leads out onto a magical terrace […]

Poultry recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Time to barbecue with chicken sosaties

Now that the sun’s shining it’s impossible to resist the opportunity to get the barbecue (or braai as we call in it South Africa) out. Every year I long for that barbecue summer in London that we are often promised but never materialises. Could this be the year? Braais are a huge part of South […]