Hail Caeser….. salad…dressing!

Personally I think that this salad dressing is grossly underestimated not just in it's simplicity as a dressing, but also in it's robust flavour and versatility.  When you frequent your favourite diner, restaurant or eatery, I rarely see it on the menu these days (well, that's my point of view in any case).  Well, whether … Continue reading Hail Caeser….. salad…dressing!

Braai broodjie? Or side broodjie?

As per some of my previous posts, having a Braai (or BBQ) in South Africa is quite a huge thing to us.  We love spending time around the fire, reminisce around stories, joking away and obviously enjoying lovely eats and treats from the table close by.  When having a Braai, there are always an array … Continue reading Braai broodjie? Or side broodjie?

Oh Amsterdam!

Where shall I begin.  Not only is Amsterdam one of the most liberal cities in Europe with regards to almost anything, but it’s also filled with so much history, people and amazing architecture.  Let’s rewind back a bit.  Boarding my flight on Egypt Air, I was pleasantly surprised by the spacious seating and that was … Continue reading Oh Amsterdam!

Jip! It’s almost Pinotage & Biltong Festival time!

The month of October is not just the month of lovely purple Jacarandas, the intro to spring and exam time for students, but it’s the month where the Pinotage & Biltong Festival will take place in all it’s grandeur and splendour!  Ask any South African what icons we own as a country and certainly, Biltong … Continue reading Jip! It’s almost Pinotage & Biltong Festival time!

Forti’s Grill & Bar and La Motte Wine Estate making magic!

Well where should I begin?  Firstly, getting an invite to attend an exclusive wine and food pairing hosted by Forti’s Grill & Bar and La Motte Wine Estate was already tantalising enough that I was fathoming ideas and expectancies even days before the actual event.  Fortunate Mazzone is himself an institution in the Pretoria community … Continue reading Forti’s Grill & Bar and La Motte Wine Estate making magic!

Ever felt like Alice in Winederland?

Wine is surely one of the most common denominators apart from oxygen when you think about being social and spending time with friends.  Come to think of it, the whole food and beverage industry rapidly erupted in NOT JUST food and wine, but age old institutions that are bringing forward hundreds of years of tradition … Continue reading Ever felt like Alice in Winederland?