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An Interview with Jan Hendrik

An Interview with Jan Hendrik

  We recently had the honour of meeting Jan at the French Ambassador’s house while celebrating Good France. He is a lovely man with a great sense of humour and a gorgeous cookbook to boot. Let’s not forget his fantastic achievement of the recent Michelin Star accolade! We asked Jan a few questions and here…

Lifestyle, Meet the Chef

Good France – 1000 chefs, 1000 menus, 5 continents

Good France – 1000 chefs, 1000 menus, 5 continents

Goût de / Good France celebrated its’ 2nd consecutive year of French gastronomy on 21 March to help promote French tourism. In honour of this event, we were invited to dine at French Ambassador Barbier’s residence. After enjoying a glass or 2 (or 3) of GH Mumm, we were seated and the eating began. In attendance was…

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Piza e Vino Eagles Landing

Piza e Vino Eagles Landing

Beautiful surroundings are almost as important as good food. There is something to be said about feasting your eyes on interesting/pretty/strange decor while enjoying your drink and waiting for the food to arrive. I found myself drinking in the simply stunning interior of the Piza e Vino situated in the Eagles Landing centre. The decor…

Breakfast, Lifestyle, Restaurants, Sponsored

#BTWSB – Best Thing With Sliced Bread – Chickpea Stack with Aquafaba Foam

#BTWSB – Best Thing With Sliced Bread – Chickpea Stack with Aquafaba Foam

Month 2 of our Blue Ribbon Blogger Challenge and we are being given some pretty interesting ingredients. This week, our mystery box contained the following ingredients: Low GI Sliced Brown Bread A can of Chickpeas in Brine A can of Peeled Chopped Tomatoes Plain Fat Free Yoghurt Fresh Coriander Cumin My immediate thought when looking at the…

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Bergbron Plaaskombuis en Padstal

Bergbron Plaaskombuis en Padstal

One of the best parts of a road trip is the little “padstal” (farm stall) stops along the way. The preserves made by the Tannies, the freshly baked goodies and hearty wholesome food. Thanks to Bergbron Plaaskombuis en Padstal, you no longer have to wait for your next trip to experience the pleasure of farm…

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#ThePinkTableProject

#ThePinkTableProject

1 in 4 South Africans are affected by cancer; either through the diagnosis of a friend, family member or self. Breast cancer is the number 1 cancer in women, followed by Cervical cancer. This year, Zomato – along with over 100 restaurants countrywide, The Wellness Trail, Uber and PinkDrive have collaborated to help raise money…

Lifestyle, Restaurants

Piza E Vino, Irene

Piza E Vino, Irene

  We enjoyed a lovely Saturday morning at the Irene Village Mall at Piza é Vino to try out their new breakfast menu.  Under the shade, watching the kids play in the water, we were feeling really relaxed. The manager and staff were extremely friendly and often made the rounds to ensure that all patrons were…

Breakfast, Lifestyle, Restaurants, Sponsored

Burger Time at Bistro Michel

Burger Time at Bistro Michel

  Bistro Michel is a french restaurant situated on the upper level of the Blubird Shopping Centre in Athol Oaklands. Serving a traditional french menu, with the likes of duck liver pate and Foie Gras Terrine with toasted brioche, the restaurant is a stylish spot to dine with friends or work colleagues. The waiters impressed…

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#CraftSomething – Craft Restaurant

#CraftSomething – Craft Restaurant

What happens when a well-known SA musician and a trendy restaurant collaborate on a 1 day celebrity takeover project? You get a wildly successful day of a specially crafted limited edition menu with family inspired recipes and fantastic vibes.     J’Something of Mi Casa fame teamed up with Craft restaurant and the day was…

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Belle’s Patisserie – New Summer Menu

Belle’s Patisserie – New Summer Menu

If you have recently been to Belle’s Patisserie at the Blubird centre, you will have seen their new menu addition – the Exclusive summer menu created by Chef Arnold Stuurman. Chef Arnold is known for his work in 5 star hotel restaurants and has now joined forces with Linda, the owner of Belle’s to create a…

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