Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Have you ever driven through the Elgin Valley, only to stop at one of the farm stalls next to the road? Honestly…..BIG MISTAKE! Last weekend we had the chance to dive a little bit deeper into one of our yet undiscovered wine regions. Thanks to Skye from Discover Overberg  who gave us and a little group of enthusiastic adventurers the possibility to get a sneak peek into wine making, harvesting   Read More ...

Drinking copious amounts of wine without moving a muscle cannot be the solution! You need to earn yourself all the pleasure and joy!  How about going back to where all the goodness has its beginning: the grapevine. On the 2nd of February Môreson winefarm invited thirsty ones to join their blessing of the harvest. It all started with some Miss Molly Cap Classique at 10 o’clock, which is quite a   Read More ...

We’ve finally recovered from the mayhem of the the Uncorked Festival in Franschoek, that we can now put in words what we’ve experienced. After our very cozy evening spent all huddled up by the fire in one of  La Chataigne’s amazing guest cottages, we were all fresh and ready the next morning to take on some of the wineries. Luckily the weather gods were good to us – the storms   Read More ...

Every now and then one has to break out of the usual and do something different. In our case we chose to leave our beloved tent behind and treat ourselves to a nice weekend break-away to the Cape winelands in Franschoek. We didn’t choose just any weekend: the first weekend in September marks the date of the annual “Uncorked” festival – a wine festival celebrating the new vintages and releases   Read More ...

Categories: Food, Franschoek, Travel

Being in the middle of nowhere with no place nearby to buy some bread for your braai? Isn’t that a terrible picture? We found ourselves under exactly these circumstances as we sat at 1250 meters on an extinct volcano somewhere in Namibia. For those who have been to Namibia will understand that it is not very easy to go to the nearest city and buy some food… because most likely   Read More ...

There is a new pizza guy in town. But this time, it really is something different. If you like these cute, tiny restaurants, lit by candle light, with romantic Italian music in the air and waiters attending you with every whim and fancy…STOP READING NOW! This place is different! There are a couple of reasons that make me say this. Ferdinando’s lays hidden somewhere in the Waterkant. You enter the place   Read More ...

Categories: Cape Town, Food

It sounds a bit strange, but what is the best thing to make your camp-neighbors go green with envy when they look at your food? Cheese fondue! It is so easy and so delicious! All you need is a pot, a gas cooker, some bread and the cheese fondue. Some boiled baby potatoes, carrots and portobello mushrooms to dip into the gooey delicacy will top the dinner off. You can   Read More ...

Categories: Food