Silver Orange Bistro Bliss! Almost :)

Silver Orange Bistro! What a surprise!  The word "bistro" mostly refers to a small eatery that serves simple food, but in this case, it's a small place that packs a huge punch.  Silver Orange Bistro found its feet in the early 2000's and is situated in the Hartebeespoortdam region just a 30 minute drive from … Continue reading Silver Orange Bistro Bliss! Almost 🙂

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?

Wellness is a choice

So, there I sat.  Listening to everything the wellness guru is saying.  Hanging on her lips and realising, uhmmmmm I'm not there yet.  Don't get me wrong, I do cycle when I get the chance, attend spin classes every Tuesday and Thursday and take the stairs sometimes instead of the escalators.  That's enough right?  No, … Continue reading Wellness is a choice

Biltong makes everything better, even winter!

Nearing the end of the day, a certain craving starts turning in my stomach.  Winter has it's own persona, own feel and yes, this time of the year pulses me into a state of eating, warm fireplaces and lots of Glühwein.  Here in South Africa, we are fortunate to enjoy a culture of outside dining, … Continue reading Biltong makes everything better, even winter!

Fijn Wyn: a must for winers and Whiners!

  One thing is for certain.  Us South Africans loooove our festivals.  Glancing through your social media feeds, you are sure to spot an event, in your vicinity, hosting a get-together, tasting, feast or full blown festival.  The capital city also has it's fair share of festivals and one of them that is a sure … Continue reading Fijn Wyn: a must for winers and Whiners!

Maison de Leo

Looking for a spot to have breakfast or lunch, I try to opt for a spot that is non-franchise, not too commercialized and that is different.  Living in Pretoria, the food scene have erupted with a few great individualistic eateries that offer world class cuisine and prices that fits any pocket. One thing that is … Continue reading Maison de Leo

Jingle Bells Budget swells Tra la la la laaaaaaa!

Christmas is already so evident you need to be a freakazoid not to realize it.  Almost instantly, the supermarkets and shops started growing these conglomerates of people, crowding around and don’t forget the Christmas songs by Boney M playing in the isles.You just can’t help it. It’s almost as if you are shopping on the … Continue reading Jingle Bells Budget swells Tra la la la laaaaaaa!