Savour Stellenbosch Valley on World Tourism Day

The inaugural Savour Stellenbosch Valley will be taking place on Saturday, 27 September, on World Tourism Day. The event, taking place at Neethlingshof Estate showcases the area’s heritage, heirlooms, cuisine, music and, of course, wines.

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South African talent is on the menu at Winnie’s Soul & Jazz Restaurant

Winnie’s Soul & Jazz Restaurant has hosted some of the biggest names in the local music scene including  Joel Zuma, Judith Sepuma, Bernice Boikanyo, Thandi Ntulu, MCCoy Mrubata, Peter Auret, Mosama Manzini and a many more.

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Wine & Dine Collaboration at Grande Provence

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Cellarmaster Karl Lambour and Chef Darren Badenhorst of Grand Provence team up with other esteemed cellars for a monthly Wine & Dine Collaboration starting on Friday the 22 August. Discover full blooded red blends at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek..

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Pigalle presents Supperclub

Pigalle Greenpoint presents an exciting new venture in dining with  ‘Supperclub’. The Supperclub concept aims to make dining out more of a whole night’s entertainment with a three course dinner and whiskey pairing followed by some of South Africa’s best musicians live on stage.

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Women’s Day specials in and around Cape Town

Women’s Day is once again upon us! Admit it, you just love an excuse to bring out your inner princess! Treat yourself and your lady friends by donning you best glad rags and heading over to one of these exclusive Women’s Day events happening in and around Cape Town:

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Banting-friendly coconut bread recipe

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For the banters out there, the most common craving seems to be for bread. Whether it’s the satisfyingly weighty chewiness of thickly sliced fresh bread or the crunchy crispiness of hot toast, bread seems to hit the spot like nothing else.

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Signs that you should just give up on cooking

Whether you’re prone to minor mishaps

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or major ones..

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Cooking and baking is serious business! Here’s what can happen when you try too hard to be inventive ..

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Halaal Restaurants in South Africa

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For all our Muslim readers, this Sunday the 27th of July 2014 marks the end of the fasting month of  Ramadan, and is the Eid al-Fitr.

Here is a round of up of some halaal restaurants around South Africa:

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Cape Town’s first ever Street Food Festival

Cape Town’s first ever street food festival will take place at Side Street Studios in Woodstock this Sunday, 27 July 2014. This festival showcases local street food cuisine and provides a platform for street food entrepreneurs, and is a way to preserve age old cultural traditions. 10329228_1481634318717882_8874357387324270520_n

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The banter about banting

 

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Lately, there doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by that I don’t hear the word ‘banting’, or ‘Tim Noakes’. The high fat, low carb diet has become a veritable craze in South Africa. Everyone is doing it or knows someone who is doing it, and they’re all wanting to talk about it.

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