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?

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?

Braai is not just braai!

Yes, there are a few crucial things about being South African.  Having a braai is surely one of them.  Ask any South African about their favourite way of having a braai and you will most surely hear that this is almost a syndrome of elements to having the perfect braai. Here it is not just … Continue reading Braai is not just braai!

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!

It’s Hemingway’s

    Pretoria as the capital has so little options to experience fine dining that fits one's pocket.  Hemingway's Restaurant at Leriba Lodge is surely one of those little unexplored gems.  Stepping through the doors at Hemingway's you are immediately inundated with the sophistication and elegance of their table settings.  I have a thing for … Continue reading It’s Hemingway’s