Getting our curry on at Holi Cow

Team chickpea curry - me and Desray of Hitatchi Data Systems

The great Hitachi Data Systems team surprised us to a real treat this week: A curry 101 cooking class with the gorgeous Yudhika Sujanani at Holi Cow! Holi Cow is an interesting place in Fourways, Johannesburg that is part deli, part coffee shop and part cooking school. It is beautiful to look at, with an authentic […]

Conscious 108 – for vegan cake on your birthday!

Vegan chocolate peanut butter cupcake at Conscious 108

Conscious 108 is the perfect place for vegans in Johannesburg to find an assortment of delicious dairy and egg free cakes and cupcakes, so that’s where I headed for my birthday lunch. Who doesn’t want cake for their birthday, right? Two of the things I miss most since changing to a vegan diet have to be […]

Carteirra wine blending at Kream restaurant

Lizé bottling her blend with Carteirra at Kream restaurant in Brooklyn

“Imagine savoring your very own wine. A wine you have tracked from bud break to cellaring. You have intimate knowledge of the vineyard, and enjoy a personal relationship with your winemaker.” This is the offer that Carteirra in Walker Bay offers wine enthusiasts. And it’s tempting! To give us a small taste of what they offer, […]

Oscar’s apology: Too little, too late?

On Monday afternoon, April 7th, an emotional Oscar Pistorius finally took the stand, opening with a weepy apology to Reeva’s family that left June Steenkamp unnmoved. Experts on the Oscar Trial 199 channel on DSTV have said that her stony-faced expression indicates that the apology was not accepted. Was the apology too little, too late? I […]

Dining our way through De Kloof

De Kloof restaurant at the Waterkloof Golf Estate in Pretoria is one of my favourite places to eat. Downstairs you can enjoy some of the best burgers in Pretoria with a craft beer while watching the sun go down over the city. Upstairs you can enjoy some of the best fine dining (think beautifully presented dishes […]

Beer tasting at Black Horse Brewery

We headed off to Magaliesburg to the Black Horse Brewery for a relaxed Sunday afternoon tasting. It’s worth checking the map on their website before you head out there because we got a little bit confused about how to get there (GPS and all!). The beer is great, the food is delicious, and the venue is […]