SA’s Top Chefs focus on ethics, seasonality, local ingredients, smoking, pickling, and more!Thursday, 25 October 2012 | Written by Whale Cottage Portfolio | Published in Food & Wine
The focus of the Eat Out Top 19 Finalist Restaurants is in line with international trends, and our chefs are experimenting in creating new dishes, and are sharpening their ethics, in cooking what is in season, and in limiting their sourcing to a limited geographic distance from their kitchens, reported Eat Out in evaluating ‘trends’ [...]
The Secret Festival at SpierWednesday, 24 October 2012 | Written by Food Blog CT | Published in Food & Wine
The Secret Festival is a weekend event from 27-28 October at Spier exploring the latest in food and wine trends. Secrets of all kind will be revealed — from secret ingredients and family recipes to South Africa’s best-kept wine secret,Chenin Blanc. The festival includes art installations, talks, presentations, workshops, tastings, unforgettable meals, Secret Home Dinners,Read More…The post The Secret Festival at Spier appeared first on FoodBlogCT.
Smoked Mussel Beignet Recipe by Five FliesWednesday, 24 October 2012 | Written by Food Blog CT | Published in Food & Wine
Vegetable stock 1 carrot 1 stick celery 1 onion 2 cloves garlic 10g thyme 1 bay leaf 4 peppercorns 1 tps mustard seeds 2 tps coriander seeds 3 L water Method Allow to lightly simmer for 3 hrs, take off and let flavours infuse and cool for 1 hr, pass through muslin and store CeleriacRead More…The post Smoked Mussel Beignet Recipe by Five Flies appeared first on FoodBlogCT.
Cape Town Waits Patiently As Mount Nelson’s All New Oasis ‘Bistro’ Nears Completion (Sneak Preview)Wednesday, 24 October 2012 | Written by 2oceansvibe | Published in Food & Wine
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Sinns Restaurant – Monday Half Price MainsTuesday, 23 October 2012 | Written by Mr Cape Town | Published in Food & Wine
I felt like trying something new and different to what I am used to for dinner the other night. So I went to the place I usually go for advice about this kind of stuff (Facebook & Twitter). There were quite a few awesome recommendations but as soon as I see a restaurant tagged in [...]
Joe’s Easy Diner ReviewTuesday, 23 October 2012 | Written by Food Blog CT | Published in Food & Wine
Joe’s Easy Diner is the new kid on the block, after opening their first branch out in the new Blue Route Mall in Tokai. This restaurant has been completely decked out to look like an American-style diner – but somehow, it isn’t kitsch at all. They are actually a The concept isn’t a new oneRead More…The post Joe’s Easy Diner Review appeared first on FoodBlogCT.
Top Australian Chef Neil Perry praises SA cuisine, advocates SA ‘Food Safaris’!Tuesday, 23 October 2012 | Written by Whale Cottage Portfolio | Published in Food & Wine
Neil Perry, top Australian chef of flagship restaurant Rockpool in Sydney, visited chefs and restaurants in South Africa earlier this month, and has returned to his home country, encouraging Australians to experience our ‘Food Safaris’, reports Southern African Tourism Update. His trip was widely reported, and the Sydney Morning Herald sent journalist Anthony Dennis to [...]
Pierneef à La Motte ‘Plaisirs de France’ dîner un plaisir!Monday, 15 October 2012 | Written by Whale Cottage Portfolio | Published in Food & Wine
On the eve of the Plaisirs de France festival, which kicks off in Franschhoek today, Pierneef à La Motte joined forces with the Institut Paul Bocuse, in serving a 6-course dinner conceptualised by its Chef Florent Boivin on Friday. When I saw the Pierneef à La Motte dinner on the Plaisirs de France programme, it jumped out [...]
Van Ryn’s Distillery Food PairingSunday, 14 October 2012 | Written by Food Blog CT | Published in Food & Wine
Up until recently, the extent of my brandy drinking was in Coke – and I loved it. But I’ve begun to realise that brandy has more to offer. And since the Van Ryn’s Distillery brandy and food pairing, I’ve found myself choosing to drink it, over a glass of wine. Every few months, Van Ryn’sRead More…The post Van Ryn’s Distillery Food Pairing appeared first on FoodBlogCT.
Steri Stumpie Unlocks A New FlavourThursday, 11 October 2012 | Written by Mr Cape Town | Published in Food & Wine
I was asked to participate in the launch activation of the brand new Steri Stumpie flavour that was launched to a select group of bloggers (and some lucky Steri fanatics) today. I was given a time slot and these instructions and that’s all I knew up until now really. “Be at De Waal Park at [...]