Tag: food

#CzechOut Prague

#CzechOut Prague

October is a good time to go to Prague. There is something special about walking around in the streets with the fresh autumn breeze grazing your face, your hands snug in your pockets, and the red- and orange-coloured trees creating an unusual sense of warmness as […]

Trading tips: Berlin

Trading tips: Berlin

I figured every blog in the world has at least one post apologising “for being so quiet”. Here is mine… *bows head in shame* I always get so annoyed with myself for neglecting the things I love to do most – one of them being writing […]

Tiramisu tasting in Treviso

Tiramisu tasting in Treviso

Living in Italy taught me to appreciate quite a few things. Even things I thought I appreciated before, but turned out I never fully did. To name a few: Cheese, coffee, tomatoes, risotto, pasta, cannoli, gelato and, of course, Tiramisu. Never having been a fan of rich […]

A sneaky way to eat on the cheap in Italy (and score a drink)

A sneaky way to eat on the cheap in Italy (and score a drink)

Okay, so I knew the food was going to be amazing here in the ‘boot’ country. But no one really prepared me for it. What makes me anxious and excited at the same time is that there are still so many places I have to […]

Introducing the Malay roti

Introducing the Malay roti

Like many other Indian dishes, the roti [pronounced: roh-tee or rooh-tee – depending where you’re from apparently] was adopted and adapted by the Cape Malay community and is quite a favourite in many households in Cape Town. If you haven’t a clue what I’m talking about (you newbies […]

How HQ restaurant converted me to a steak-lover

How HQ restaurant converted me to a steak-lover

I am sure the majority of you reading this have been to HQ restaurant more than once. I, however, experienced this much talked about steakhouse for the first time recently, and the experience has turned me into a steak-lover. True story. My first thought as […]

The Bay Harbour Market | Hout Bay

The Bay Harbour Market | Hout Bay

This winter I have been on a mission to find nice, cosy places to hang out at on weekends. With snow on the mountains, heavy rainfalls and as tempting as sleeping in on a rainy Saturday morning may be, don’t let this Mother City and […]

The golden Gatsby

The golden Gatsby

Having been relatively new in Cape Town a few years ago I had no idea that a Gatsby [pronounced Gatsbee] was actually something edible. I was only familiar with The Great Gatsby era and obviously movie (which, luckily has got a little somethin’ to do […]

Good ol’ Breyani

Good ol’ Breyani

The rich variety of food in Cape Town still fascinates me. My ‘have to try’ list is still insanely long, but at least Breyani is one dish I can now tick off. Not to say that it is my ultimate favourite dish, but it sure is something […]

Koesister vs Koeksister

Koesister vs Koeksister

If you call yourself a South African, then surely you are quite familiar with koeksisters. A decadent sweet treat that drips of the syrup. I am particularly fond of a koeksister myself. To illustrate just how much I like it, I’ll share with you a […]

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