A feast of South African Favourites – Pinotage and Biltong Festival!

Coming to Stellenbosch and Centurion! Capetonians will get the opportunity to join the third annual Pinotoage and Biltong Festival on 22 and 23 April 2017 at the stunning L’Avenir Wine Estate. Boschendal’s The Werf Butchery will give the opportunity to try traditional biltong and droëwors to the event – but I found this quite interesting – with new flavours…

Celebrate Fijnwyn’s 10th Birthday and WIN!

Have you ever attended any of the Fijnwyn events? We have!  A couple of times – and it is the perfect opportunity to hang out with wine loving friends (yay Mike and Monica)!  And it is such a unique and chilled experience.   Fijnwyn hosts 3 festivals a year – and this year the first…

Mix Like a Legend!

I can’t think of a better way to start a brand new month!  Making legendary connections with Gordon’s Gin!  #GordonsLegends This exciting event took place on the 1st of April, and firstly I must say – what a fab venue!  I’ve heard about the Copper Bar in Bryanston before and it is just a few…

Overnight oats with Banana and Peanut Butter

Another firm favourite – overnight oats Haven’t tried it before? It is easy, convenient and delicious. The basics are pretty straight-forward – raw oats with yogurt or milk, left overnight in the fridge – ready for breakfast!  No cooking required! You can add fruit, nuts, berries, honey and spices as well – very versatile indeed! …

Urban Foodie and the Thirst for Blood

Yes, I know!  It made me sit up straight as well!  “An evening filled with explorations of the darker side of food – the color and theme will be BLOOD”? Really tickling my fancy!  I guess deep undercover I am still that goth girl I was when I was a student, and yes – you…

Events coming up at Leriba Hotel & Spa: April and May 2017 #LeribaEvents

We’ve been big fans of Leriba Hotel and Spa, as well as the local restaurants on site – Hemingways and Chapters! We attended numerous events there already – from glorious bubbly sipping afternoons to wine dinner evenings to Symphony Orchestra performances.  And if you are looking for a fantastic meal in Pretoria/Centurion – you MUST give…

Whisky Live Celebration coming to Pretoria!

A lot of people may feel intimidated by the idea of attending a Whisky tasting.  Isn’t it just for whisky snobs?  Or middle-aged men in smoking jackets…. with weird accents?  Nope, not at all!  If you want to learn more about whisky – this is definitely the perfect opportunity to explore some of the most…

Breakfast Barley

A healthy start to the week! We often get stuck on what to have for breakfast that is a little ‘different’.  Somedays I really don’t feel like another bowl of brand name cereal or a slice of toast with whatever…. Keep forgetting that we can actually use any grain as a breakfast option – quinoa,…

Herb and Garlic Ostrich Steak

I am a big fan of ostrich meat – lean, tasty and versatile! I often use it make meatballs, burger patties, bolognaise, etc – but my favourite dish is this one! And it is super easy to prepare! Serves 4 (200g per person) 800g ostrich steak Fresh garlic cloves (to taste, I love garlic way…