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< Thursday 12 March 2015 >

Bourbon and Banana Nut French Toast

You won’t believe your taste buds with this Bourbon Banana Nut Stuffed French Toast.


Starbucks Bans Employees From Wearing Engagement Rings

Several weeks ago, while waiting for my go-to Italian roast to be brewed by Starbucks’ fancy new Clover machine, I complimented the barista for her pretty, coral manicure.


How to make cheap vodka taste expensive with a lump of wood

Do you have some cheap vodka lying around? Follow this simple hack to make it worthy of a martini.


Fine Food and Wine Weekend at Bushman’s Kloof with Glen Carlou and Executive Chef Floris Smith

Shop at Glen Carlou

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg is once again the winter go-to destination for gourmands and wine connoisseurs alike,


Palmer comes to Cape Town

One of the selling points of Chateau Palmer is its easy to pronounce. That it is one of the most Anglophilic Bordeaux blends is reinforced by the sales manager taking us through a tasting yesterday at


RECM Best Value Sauvignon Blanc, Take II

Sauvignon Blanc remains the most popular single cultivar white wine in SA and so our weekly RECM Best Value blind tasting panel (below) split the entries into two groups to avoid palate fatigue. To


Eternal Child — From Humble Beginnings to Successful Business

This is the story of Natasha and Lindy van Diemen, despite growing up in Grassypark, the two sisters raised from humble beginnings to successful business owners and entrepreneurs – both driven b


Ezanne Gouws — Du Toit, An Interview

  Ernst Gouws & Co. is a family orientated wine estate that has been creating distinctly  supercalifragilisticexpialidocious wines for four generations with the fifth adding the patter o


Cape Winemakers Guild — Viticulture Internship Kicks Off

The Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG), Protégé Programme a mentorship scheme with the goal of effecting transformation in the wine industry, has enrolled its first viticulture intern alongside three n


The good, the bad & the ugly

As a member of the media I’m privileged to receive invitations to many tastings; these include trade events featuring wines from producers represented by the host agent. These are always useful


Alex’s Weekender: Johannesburg

Another weekend barrels down towards us and it’s going to be a massive wreck. Semblances of your dignity scattered like so much confetti across the dance floor, there for you to pick up com


A Tail of Two Chickens

Of the few true culinary delights that originated outside the borders of France, chicken peri-peri has to be one. This dish also proves that colonisation was essential in bringing culinary civilisatio


Debra’s Weekender: Durban

  12 March 2015 – Have A Dance Have a Dance is a for-the-community-by-the-community open skies dance event where you get to shake off the workweek blues and prepare for the weekend. Yo