Kayamandi Township Tour with Thembi Koli

2018-06-30T14:56:35+00:00 Blog, Travel|

The Kayamandi township tour in Stellenbosch is led by passionate and stylish Thembi Koli, Kayamandi’s own diva tour guide. Thembi is the third generation growing up in Kayamandi and in her own words “breathes” Kayamandi and is involved in various projects in the community. Kayamandi means “pleasant or sweet home” in Xhosa. On arrival, [...]

New Vintage Release of Delheim’s Vegan-Friendly Rosé and Sauvignon Blanc

2018-06-26T12:34:09+00:00 Blog, Wine Farms, Wine of the Month|

Cellar gems put the sparkle back into Meatless Mondays A pair of Delheim's latest wine releases is sure to put a spring in the step of wine-lovers who are vegans. That's because unlike most other wineries, the famous Stellenbosch winery used zero animal products traditionally used in winemaking to produce its 2018 Delheim Pinotage Rosé and [...]

Morgenster Releases Eight Wines

2018-05-29T11:21:45+00:00 Blog, Wine of the Month|

Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate in Somerset West.  Late owner Giulio Bertrand releases these wines in batches only after they have had the benefit of ageing in pristine conditions.  Having started this practice in 2000, he can offer his markets volume and continuity in unique vertical collections.  (The passing of Giulio Bertrand on the 20th [...]

Secret season indulgence at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar

2018-05-29T10:31:25+00:00 Blog, Lunch|

A carefully curated menu of quintessential Italian dishes will be available at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar - situated at the Anthonij Rupert estate in Franschhoek - this winter. Signature favourites from previous menus include the crisp fried Calamari (with a zesty new Parsley and Lemon Pesto twist), and crunchy Whitebait with tangy Aioli. [...]

Launch of Samesyn Lifestyle Product Range: Foodie Dreams on Fabric

2018-05-24T11:01:04+00:00 Blog|

This is what blogger Suzanne Strauss of Good Eats had to say. Our very own food and wine celebrity blogger, Elmarie Berry from Elmarie Berry Good Food, and brilliantly talented photographer Lindie Kriek collaborated to bring you drool-worthy food art that turns your wildest foodie dreams into reality.  Pull up a chair for some truly South African Samesyn with [...]

SAMESYN – Decor Printed on Linen for the Kitchen and Home

2018-05-17T15:11:54+00:00 Blog|

I recently collaborated with my fellow photography and foody friend Lindy Kriek to create beautiful arty Kitchen Cloths with our original food photography printed on. We will be focusing on decor items printed on linen for the kitchen and home, everything inspired by food and “Samesyn” (togetherness). Have a look and let us know what [...]

Easter Story

2018-04-29T12:05:41+00:00 Blog|

This year Lindy and I decided to do an Easter shoot, that brings the real meaning of Easter through our work.  This whole idea started with a recipe I am making with my kids since they could get up on the kitchen counter and bake with me. Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of [...]

Lanzerac Asked Me To Share Some Of My Favourite Deli Food

2018-04-28T05:51:17+00:00 Blog|

Lanzerac asked me to share some of my favourite deli food.  At Lanzerac they love their deli food and their award-winning deli serves what is considered to be the very best variety of deli foods. They asked a handful of South Africa’s best food bloggers to share their favourite deli recipes.  You can read more [...]

Revenant Gives New Life To Legendary Loire Blend

2018-04-28T05:59:00+00:00 Blog, Wine Farms|

This new blend of Sauvignon and Chenin Blanc reflects the re-birth of a legendary blend that first brought fame to the Loire in France and now again reflects the excellence of South Africa’s Schapenberg and Helderberg vineyards. I made the most wonderful creamy mustard chicken with this wine. It is perfect in the recipe and [...]

Interesting Health Benefits From Various Foods

2018-04-05T11:37:10+00:00 Blog|

7 Health benefits of Blueberries High in Antioxidants Help fight Cancer Amp up Weight Loss Boost Brain Health Alleviate Inflammation Support Digestion Promote Heart Health 10 Health benefits of Chia Seeds Omega-3 Fatty acids Fiber Antioxidants Minerals Satiety – it is a feeling of being full and satisfied. Gluten-Free Egg Replacer- mix 1 tablespoon of [...]

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