Launch of #WTP at The National, Parktown

I am a potato fiend! Potatoes are a very versatile veggie and can be prepared in so many different delicious ways. Although it gets a bad rep for being so carb heavy, it is high in fibre and potassium and can be incorporated into any healthy diet. We were recently invited to the launch of…

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#ThePinkTableProject Launch

It’s World Cancer Day on the 4th February 2016 – a day to reflect on how cancer affects our lives, the lives of our loved ones and society as a whole. It is a day to raise awareness of the disease, encourage regular screening, early diagnosis, healthy eating and lifestyle choices and how to receive…

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Wine Wednesday: Creative Block 2012, Spier

We opened up a bottle of this gorgeous Creative Block 5 2012 from Spier this past week. It has won many awards including Silver Veritas Wine Awards 2014; Bronze International Wine Challenge 2014, Bronze Decanter World Wine Awards 2014. It is a well balanced red blend which has a rich palette of berries and dark chocolate…

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Hello Recommends Dinner: il Giardino, Milpark

Hello Joburg Magazine has a really nifty mobile GoHello app – it’s a great source of information on restaurants, shopping and accommodation in your area, it even has info on the latest concerts, comedy shows and festivals that are happening in and around Joburg. What I love about this app is that you can post…

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Wine Wednesday: Chocolate Shiraz, Diemersfontein

Friends brought this over recently for a get-together at our place and I fell in love with its smooth finish and notes of dark chocolate and mulberry. It can be enjoyed perfectly by itself or with a nice lamb dish like these sticky asian lamb ribs we made!     I looked online and it…

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Restaurant Review: Escondido Tapas, Illovo

I have been wanting to come here for the longest time and finally made a booking this past Saturday evening for a family birthday celebration. We really enjoyed the tapas experience, it is a great way to enjoy many dishes and each of the dishes we had at Escondido was superb! The atmosphere is warm…

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Wine Wednesday: Tranquille, Pierre Jourdan

My first Wine Wednesday post is dedicated to Tranquille,  a blend of 60% Chardonnay and 40% Pinot Noir.  I have had the pleasure of visiting the Pierre Jourdan, Haute Cabriere vineyard in Franschoek on one of my recent trips to Cape Town.  They are well known for their MCC and Chardonnay-Pinot Noir range. Tranquille has…

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