Top 5 Best Milkshakes around Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria

Milkshakes - Top 5 Best Milkshakes around Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria

What better way to escape this African summer, than a cool tasty Milkshake! Back in 1885 the first milkshakes were alcoholic beverages, but rose to the drink we know today in the early 1900s. Most of us have grown up with the basic flavours strawberry, chocolate and vanilla but as the interest and want of gourmet milkshakes grew, many became aware of the “gap” in the market and embarked on their own journeys of creating imaginative milkshakes that have rocked the dessert world. We have compiled a list of our favourite gourmet milkshake options around Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria to put the sprinkles on your summer! Enjoy!

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Ryan’s Kitchen and Black Elephant Vintners presents a unique Food and Wine collaboration

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Ryan’s Kitchen in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, together with Black Elephant Vintners, has recently launched a unique seven course menu in the Black Elephant Vintners ‘Tasting Studio’. This menu is available every Monday to Saturday from 12h00 – 15h30, patrons have the option of a four or seven course menu, created exclusively by Chef Ryan Smith.

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The Best Steakhouses in Cape Town

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For all you meat lovers this article is for you! We have tracked down, what we believe to be, the best Steakhouses located in and around Cape Town.  The restaurants that we will be mentioning are local favourites and have earned their meaty reputations respectfully. Enjoy!

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Col’Cacchio Pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series

Col’Cacchio Pizzeria Celebrity Chef Series

On the 8 November 2016 Col’Cacchio Pizzeria launched their 2016/2017 Celebrity Chef Series, proudly sponsored by Heineken, Place in the Sun Wines, Coca-Cola, Rialto Foods and Parmalat. This well-known series began in 2009 seeing Col’Cacchio team up with Celebrity Chefs to create amazing limited edition dishes.

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Dine with Masters at Mondiall Kitchen & Bar

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Mondiall Kitchen & Bar, together with sponsors Vinwood and Seven Springs Vineyard, hosted an elegant Dine with Masters Media Lunch on 13 October 2016 in Cape Town. The Master chef’s for the day were none other than Mondiall’s own Head Chef, Stephen Mandes, who collaborated with rising food entertainer, Clair Allen, to design and create a once-off six course tasting menu that focused on good wine and amazing key dishes from their respective Reality TV Shows stints.

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The Best Curry Restaurants in Durban

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If the mention of curry gets your palate tingling, then this article is for you! Durban is famous for their spices, bunny chows and curries and we know just the places to visit to taste the best curry in town. Here is our list of the Best Curry Restaurants in Durban.

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Stellenbosch at Summer Place 2016

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This years’ Stellenbosch at Summer Place is set to take place on Wednesday, 26 October 2016. The event, presented by Stellenbosch Wine Route and Sanlam Private Wealth, will be returning to Hyde Park for a single, star-studded night. The five celebrated chefs have finally been announced and we are so excited about the calibre of the chefs for the event:

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Best Buffet Restaurants in South Africa

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For those who never know what they feel like eating, buffets are the perfect answer. Many people love being able to sample an array of dishes, and once they have found their favourite, enjoy returning again and again to pile their plates. We have done a bit of research and found some of the best buffet restaurants in the Western Cape, Gauteng and Kwazulu Natal. Take a look!

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5 Great Banting Recipes for the Whole Family

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Although we all thought that Banting was just a phase, it seems it’s here to stay. Whilst Banting Recipes focus on meals without carbs, they also give us great ideas for healthy, tasty things to make for the whole family.

We love The Banting Chef as they use regular ingredients that you more than likely have at home or can buy from your local supermarket. We have selected a few delicious recipes from their list and before you even think it…No, they don’t all use cauliflower. Enjoy!

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Tastes of 2016 at The Square Restaurant

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Last week, my partner and I were fortunate enough to be invited to The Square Restaurant at The Vineyard Hotel for a Tastes of 2016 dining experience and a nights stay at the hotel. Having heard wonderful things about the event, we were both very excited. Various wine estates are celebrated during the year with a food and wine pairing dinner at The Square and together with the wine makers, the chef creates a four course tasting experience to enhance the flavours of the wines on show. Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate was the star of the night when we visited the restaurant and we couldn’t have had a better experience.

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