Tag Archives: food

Food dating

I love what Kate and Jono are doing in Joburg with their Mess. It’s fun and thought-provoking and human, and looks goddamn delicious. I especially liked their recent observations about food dating. (Not dating as in internet dating or speed … Continue reading

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Cookshop dinner club

I’ve recently become a fan of a couple of local food blogs. They whisper tantalising rumours about interesting food-related events and funky restaurants that are the Next Big Thing. They mouth off about places that have sunk into mediocrity. They … Continue reading

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Oded’s Kitchen

I recently joined the Slow Food Mother City convivium. The first of their events that I attended was a workshop about pickling and preserving food, held by the delightful Oded of Oded’s Kitchen. We cooked three different preserves: a three-tomato … Continue reading

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The best food blog in SA

Tripped over it the other day, and have gotten a little addicted. I really want to cook everything this guy cooks. Actually, I really want someone to come along and cook like this for me. Any takers? Check it out: … Continue reading

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A very late strudel

The 27th was Daring Bakers reveal date. And for a month I’ve been procrastinating about apple strudel. Mainly because I’ve never eaten apple strudel before and didn’t have the faintest notion of what it was all about. I had an … Continue reading

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Hot chocolate

It’s getting cold and wintry in Cape Town. Which means hot chocolate weather for me. But I couldn’t find any hot chocolate powder (I’m a fan of the Cadbury’s one and go through loads of it each winter). What I … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers Voters Day Cheesecake(s)!

The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. The Mowgli of me had to sit down with the Bulloo of me this month and learn this law of … Continue reading

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The Food Barn

A big, unreserved recommendation for the Food Barn! Go eat there, you will love it! I first heard of The Food Barn a few months ago. I was at a wonderful “Feast of Mindfulness” organised by The Institute for Mindfulness … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers March challenge

I laughed when I read this month’s Daring Baker’s challenge. See, I’d just put a lasagne in the oven and come upstairs, wondering what over-the-top dessert offerings I’d be making this month. In fact, I’d already blithely offered to do … Continue reading

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Hey Rav, your mum might be right…

Can’t remember when, Rav said her mum had this theory that your food cravings during your pregnancy turn up as the foods your child loves or hates. I shrugged it off at the time. But I have recently noticed that … Continue reading

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