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The pot luck club POT LUCK CLUB PERI PERI CHICKEN

Notes from The Pot Luck Club

Who doesn’t love food? I have a very complicated relationship with food, I love eating it, but I also hate undoing the hard work I put in at the gym. As a result, going big is not something I do very often. However, if…

May 23, 2017
breakfast party nutrific #1000ways

Nutrific Granola Snack Balls – A recipe

Last week I did something fun. I was challenged to create a unique dish using Nutrific cereal. Not only that, my creation was judged by Chef Matt Manning and I competed against a bunch of awesome people. The challenge was part of their #1000Ways…

February 8, 2017
roots forum homini

The Ultimate Foodie Experience in pictures.

I stayed at the Forum Homini last year in August and I won’t forget it. The room alone was magnificent, but when I spoke about it before I didn’t quite mention just how great the food was. Included in our rate was the five…

November 1, 2016
high tea at four seasons the westcliff

Three places to eat in Johannesburg

I didn’t intend for it to work out this way, but it turns out this list could be construed as breakfast, lunch and dinner or a one-day-in-jhb list. You would be grossly stuffed,  but you will have enjoyed it. Also, Parkhurst, Illovo and Westcliff…

October 25, 2016
the orient elandsfontein

An Oasis in Gauteng: The Orient

There’s an oasis in Elandsfontein and it’s called The Orient. It’s a beautiful estate that will make you forget that you’re just outside Centurion and the hundreds of malls that occupy Johannesburg. It’s a place that transports you to another world, Colonial India and…

June 28, 2016
Hoshino resorts kai hakone

My stay at a Ryokan

While planning my trip to Japan I knew that staying at a Ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) and experiencing kaiseki (traditional Japanese fine dining) was something I had to do. I also knew that if I was going to a Ryokan, it might as well…

May 18, 2016