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Meet the Food Stylist: Bianca Delides

  We found Bianca through Instagram and were immediately taken with her gorgeous food styling. The colours are bold and the arrangements are visually appealing. We got chatting to her and loved her immediately. Enjoy getting to know Bianca a little bit more!   How did you get into food styling? From a young age,…

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Pomodoro Dinner Party

  Pomodoro is an authentic style Italian restaurant based in Morningside Shopping Centre in Johannesburg. We were invited to a dinner party at Pomodoro and had the chance to catch up with owner and manager Stefano, and enjoy some great stories about his journey so far. A qualified engineer; Stefano’s roots are a mix of italian,…

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14 ways foodies can make a contribution on Mandela Day

14 ways foodies can make a contribution on Mandela Day

With Mandela Day around the corner (it’s on Monday 18 July), we want to encourage our fellow foodies to use their talents or time to assist someone in need. Let’s all take a moment in our day to do a good dead and to share what we have. Here are a few ideas. Please let…

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Travel Tuesday – Tokyo, Japan

Travel Tuesday – Tokyo, Japan

The Hama-Rikyu Gardens in Tokyo were officially opened to the public in 1946. In 1952 they were named a great cultural and historically valued area. The surrounding gardens feature colourful flower fields and giant peony gardens, even boasting a 300 year old pine tree.     Perched on a little island called Nakajima, is a picture-perfect…

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Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 2}

Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 2}

Today we’re continuing our interview with Tim from Tiger’s Eye in Cambodia. Tim is a South African chef who cooked his way around the world before settling in Phnom Penh where he opened two restaurants specializing in progressive Asian cuisine. If you missed the first part, read more here.   Q) Where did you do most of…

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Travel Tuesday – Switzerland

Travel Tuesday – Switzerland

Switzerland is the home to the snow-capped Alps and cable cars that slowly take you up to Hotel Bellevue, located at the summit of Mount Pilatus – 2132 metres above sea level.   Switzerland is also the home of Lindt chocolate and Swiss Cheese.     After a busy day of sight-seeing and non-stop shopping for endless supplies…

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Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 1}

Meet the Chef: Timothy Bruyns {Part 1}

We love meeting chefs and we love traveling. Our interview with Timothy Bruyns is our way of combining the two. Tim grew up in South Africa and was close to completing a degree at UCT before he switched to cooking. After qualifying as a chef and training in various 5 star kitchens, he worked at…

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Travel Tuesday – BallyKnocken House Cookery School

Travel Tuesday – BallyKnocken House Cookery School

  Celebrity Chef & cookbook author; Catherine Fulvio is also the proprietress of Ballyknocken House Cookery School in County Wicklow, Ireland.     Her heritage goes far back as they can lay claim to the fact that Ballyknocken was the 1st Irish Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast. Apart from a relaxing stay in one of the…

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Society Eatery

Society Eatery

The kind folks at Society invited us for a lunch to try their new Gin cocktails. The Inverroche cocktail trio on offer are the Verdant, Amber & Classic. Rosemary, pomegranate, grapefruit and cucumber are some of the ingredients that go into these gin cocktails. Try them, you will be pleasantly surprised even if you don’t…

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World Gin Day – It’s gin o’clock in Joburg

World Gin Day – It’s gin o’clock in Joburg

11 June is World Gin Day and we’ve selected a few of our favourite spots in Joburg to enjoy this civilized cocktail. We encourage you to venture beyond the traditional gins and to try one of the craft gins. The bars we’ve selected offer gin cocktails and craft gin – exactly what you want on…

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