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Competition: Win gorgeous Sydney the Sloth products from Rex London

It’s competition time again. And today I have just what you need to transport your food in style. Introducing the Sydney the Sloth range from Rex London. The adorable sloth-themed handy containers are certainly great for school snacks and lunches. And even more, they provide the perfect storage for all those al fresco delights to […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Mouthwatering lunch at stunning Beau Constantia

I’ve been markedly absent from Blogland for a while. Apologies for that. April was not the best of months for me with the death of my mother and a careless fall on a slippery floor resulting in me breaking my ankle. Luckily for you I had managed to squeeze in a couple of restaurants before […]

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My Indian Odyssey: Kerala – from Wayanad to Thekkady

So today it’s time to join me on the next leg of my Indian Odyssey. Time to leave Karnataka and start the journey of discovery through beautiful Kerala. Bring it on! Time to head south, through vibrant towns and villages, past rice paddies and onion and spice fields with plenty of goats and cows along […]

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Competition: Win a gourmet salt and pepper gift set from Steenbergs

It’s competition time again. And today you have the chance to win an amazing gourmet salt and pepper gift set from Steenbergs. The Para’s Special Wynad Pepper is grown on the small family-owned estate of Parameswaran in Wayanad in Southern India. Coincidentally I was there recently and did see a lot of pepper creepers growing […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Fabulous fine dining at FYN

Cape Town is a real foodie heaven. There’s such a variety of top-quality restaurants it’s hard to choose where to go out to eat some days. As problems go, it’s certainly a good one! It does mean that standards are incredibly high and competition steep. So when a new establishment opens to universal praise there’s […]

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My Indian Odyssey: Karnataka – from Bengaluru to Nagarhole

Our Southern Indian Odyssey begins in Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka. My first trip to India and one I’d been dreaming of for years. I met chef Meena Patak several times in London and she regaled me with amazing tales of beautiful scenery, friendly people, the aroma of spices in the air and the incredible […]