This recipe is for a traditional South African tart; the milk tart. It is beyond easy to throw together and tastes creammy and delicious just like a good milk tart should. Continue reading
Say the word cocktail and you envision a distinguished gentleman
with coiffed hair and a suit, leaning on a dark wood bar counter with a martini in his hand. Not what you see in your mind’s eye? How about a luminous coloured drink
bedecked with mini parasols and chunks of fruit?
Both of these versions could be representative of the cocktail, and serve to show the journey that this drink has undergone. From a select blend of spirits, sugar, water and bitters to mind-boggling combinations of ingredients including chilli and apple sours. Today the choice of cocktails is endless but like many things, the classic cocktails remain solid favourites. Continue reading
Good news for Capetonian wine lovers! In the month of June, the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands will be hosting free wine tasting sessions each Monday from 18:00-19:00. The tastings will be held in the Vineyard’s Garden Lounge, a peaceful, elegant venue and the perfect place to wind down from a cold and stressful Monday. Each week will be hosted by a different wine estate from the Cape Winelands. Continue reading
The Good Food and Wine Show 2013 happens next week (23-26 May 2013) with a host of interesting food demonstrations and opportunities to taste delicious food and buy foodie products. A new addition to the bill is the Tafelpraatjies Theatre… Continue reading
Graham Beck Wines is offering 2 full sets of The Game Reserve range to 2 lucky Dining-OUT fans. To stand a chance to win, leave a comment on the Graham Beck Competition post on our facebook page telling us which Graham Beck wine from the Game Reserve range you think you’d like best and why you should win the grand prize. The two comments with the most likes will win. Competition closes on Friday 24 May. Continue reading
Good news everyone. The judges have made their decision and the following people are our winners for the Hops Harvest Festival competition.
- Lee-sa Harmse
- James Grey
- Francis Darling
- Sandy Peel
- Jaco Swanepoel
Please check your e-mail inboxes (if you haven’t already) to get the festival ball rolling.
For those of you who missed out on the prize this time, we have another competition launching next week. Hint: it involves Graham Beck Wines . Keep your eyes peeled on twitter, Facebook and this blog!
The Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg is an up and coming hub for Joburg creatives and design fiends. The Market-on-Main, is an established hub for hard-to-please foodies. The market happens every Sunday from 10am to 3pm and on the first Thursday of every month from 7pm-11pm and promises to blow your mind. In summary, a must-do on the foodie list of things to do in Joburg. Continue reading
Hello again dads and children! If you weren’t taken with any of the mothers day ideas for restaurants in part 1, perhaps this list will hold something that catches your fancy.
If you want to make the mom in your life feel really spoilt, take her to one of these decadent restaurants, who are all offering specials for the occasion. The specials are valid for Sunday the 12th of May 2013 and it is advisable (in some cases required) that you book in advance. Continue reading
This rich pudding is the perfect winter pick-me-up and this malva pudding recipe is as easy as can be, just like a good comfort food recipe should be. Continue reading