Who’s in the mood for a Winter fondue?

There is no better time for a fondue than winter – after all, the Swiss have been using them to get through their blistering cold weather for over 400 years. A fondue is a perfect dish to linger over with family or friends during cold winter evenings and as an added benefit – it dirties only one lonesome pot in the making!

Here are some tips for making your own winter fondue:

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Durban’s foodie revival

Durban is fast becoming a foodie haven, and is teeming with new and exciting restaurants to delight the gastronomists out there.

Here is a quick guide to some of the new additions to the KZN culinary scene.


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Gabriëlskloof introduce their country inspired Winter menu

Gabriëlskloof Restaurant, the well-kept secret culinary hotspot of the Overberg which has been luring travellers along the N2 with unhurried lunch indulgences of hearty fare, has unveiled their new fantastic Winter menu.

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Happy Birthday StreetSmart South Africa!

StreetSmart, a community initiative that has raised nearly R10 million in partnership with restaurants for organisations effecting social normalisation for the country’s most vulnerable children, celebrates it’s 10th anniversary this year.

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Introducing Benguela Cove’s latest Vintage: Pinot Noir 2014

May saw the much celebrated launch of the Benguela Cove Wine Estate Pinot Noir 2014 with a series of special wine tastings.

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Become a wine and cheese pairing expert with this handy guide

If you’re a wine and cheese lover – and aren’t we all? – you’ll know how fantastically well they go together. If you want to impress at your next dinner party or get together, check out our handy cheat sheet guide to perfect wine and cheese pairings!

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A night of Gatsby glamour with the Sunflower Fund

The Sunflower Fund invites you to join them in celebrating moving in a new direction towards a future filled with hope.

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Help those in need this winter with Protea Hotel Fire & Ice!

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! has been pledging its full support to the #TBDAfrica (“The Blanket Drive”) for the past five years and aims to get more blankets than ever to the people who need them this winter.


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Gearing up for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival 2015

Winter may not be everyone’s favourite time of year but there are a couple of things that make it bearable. For one thing, the popular Franschhoek Bastille Festival comes round again and asks you to dust off your berets and dress up in your finest red, white and blue.


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A weekend of decadence at the Constantia Food and Wine Festival

The Constantia food and wine festival is a wonderful excuse to sample delicious foods, drink divine vintages from the region and enjoy some of our last good weather days for the season.


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