Articles

Expert chefs on the exciting food industry, trends, and going organic

Chefs, Reuben Riffel and James Khoza, are two high profile names in the industry. I recently caught up with them at a food and hospitality trade show in Johannesburg and it seems the industry is en route to be more innovative and serve up even more talent! Sampling freshly baked croissants, savouries, cocktails and coffees,… Continue reading Expert chefs on the exciting food industry, trends, and going organic

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Recipes

Fruity ice tea recipe

If you’re not a fan of alcoholic drinks, but still want to excite your palette, flavoured teas are perfect for brunches, sundowners, or anytime really. This recipe is simple, easy and healthy. I chose to make a watermelon and mint ice tea, but it's easy to change up. To make a flavoursome litre of the… Continue reading Fruity ice tea recipe

Articles · Comfort Food · Videography · Wine & Dine

Behind the scenes: Foodtrucking through Jozi

This article is a peak into the quirky and interesting things I learn behind the scenes... Food trucks are a fairly new concept on the South African food scene, but over the last three years, the trend has boomed in some of the country's largest cities. Cape Town is originally synonymous with the trend and… Continue reading Behind the scenes: Foodtrucking through Jozi

Restaurant cuisine · Videography · Wine & Dine

From the brink of closure to fine dining and gourmet cakes

I recently filmed a feature on the dynamic bistro, Café Hemingways. From the moment I stepped into the restaurant, I was transported to a different era and I knew this was going to turn out well. More than fancy food and delicious drinks, this place has something special going on. They have mastered an era… Continue reading From the brink of closure to fine dining and gourmet cakes

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Disney makes its first visit to SA to promote ‘Descendants 2’

It was a night of fanfare and Disney magic as hundreds of exuberant children and their parents filled Montecasino’s Il Grande Cinema earlier this week for the première of the Disney original movie Descendants 2. The scene was set as any glamorous movie premier would have it – with a red carpet, flashing cameras and plenty… Continue reading Disney makes its first visit to SA to promote ‘Descendants 2’

Comfort Food · Restaurant cuisine · Wine & Dine

It’s a Foodie’s World: My night in secret Napoli

There’s a restaurateur about the city who calls himself The Secret Jozi Chef, and after spending a delightful evening with him and 19 other guests, I believe he should be a secret no more. Paul Maciel recently opened The Cookery beneath his Italian restaurant Pronto, which is located at The Colony on Jan Smuts Avenue.… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: My night in secret Napoli

Restaurant cuisine · Wine & Dine

It’s a Foodie’s World: Kitchen Party

Young professionals generally don’t start their careers high up on the corporate ladder. During a recent conversation with an intern friend of mine, I realised that an entry-level salary can really constrain one’s eating habits, but it can also force the true foodie to save for those winning dinners. I recently came across a food… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: Kitchen Party