Darling Sweet Launches Caramels Range

Darling Sweet, one of South Africa’s premier toffee manufacturers recently celebrated its fourth anniversary and, to mark the occasion, owners Hentie van der Merwe and Frits van Ryneveld, have launched a range of Soft Caramels to sit alongside and compliment their ever burgeoning Toffee collection. 

Acclaimed Mexican Chef to Visit Gauteng

The Embassy of Mexico to South Africa is pleased to announce that acclaimed Mexican chef Alam Méndez Florián will be travelling to Gauteng next month to promote Mexican gastronomy.

It’s #WoWSA time! Meet Rosemary Mosia from Bridge of Hope Wines

The Bridge of Hope Wines is one of the wineries who will be featured at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival. It is a family business founded by entrepreneur Rosemary Mosia – a teetotaller before the wine bug bit after a visit to the Cape winelands in 2001 – and her two…

Trizanne Signature Wine – riding the wave(s) to #WoWSA

The winemaker who is as good in the cellar as she is on a surfboard Trizanne Barnard is as good on a surfboard as she is in the cellar making Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW). Her wines will be showcased at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival, which takes place on Sunday, August…

WOMEN OF WINE SOUTH AFRICA FESTIVAL

The biggest celebration of female wine, beer and spirit makers yet held in South Africa Some of the country’s best boutique wines and bubbly – made by female wine makers – will be showcased at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) Festival on Sunday, August 12 from 11h00 to 16h00, in celebration of…

BOUCHARD FINLAYSON’S LATEST VINTAGES GET THE NOD FROM JAMESSUCKLING.COM

Renowned international wine critic James Suckling has announced the latest ratings in his annual showcase of the great wines of the world on JamesSuckling.com. In this year’s round-up Suckling and his small team tasted more than 16,000 wines from as far afield as Italy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile and Argentina, as well as…

AROMAT NATURALLY TASTY RECIPE – SPICY YOGHURT CHICKEN SALAD

I had such a wonderful time at the #AromatNaturallyTasty event last week. And I even got to meet two incredible women, Charmaine from the popular Glamfoodie account and the talented Libby Edwards, professional food photographer.  Not to mention Chef Nti who was cooking up a storm in the Pick ‘n Pay Good Food Studio demonstration kitchen….

NATURALLY TASTY SEASONING BURSTS INTO SA MARKET

With no MSG, GMO’s, artificial ingredients, preservatives or colourants and 40% less salt, Aromat Naturally Tasty is bursting into the South African market as a guilt free healthier seasoning option. Made with expertly blended naturally dried herbs and spices, Aromat Naturally Tasty Seasoning has no added MSG and contains 40% less Salt. The new flavour…

The Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston Tribute show

Amelia Visser and I were lucky enough to be invited to attend the opening night of the The Greatest Love Of All Show, as presented by Showtime Australia, at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace. In all honesty, it surpassed even my expectations. Growing up in the 80s and 90s, we listened to one…

BOUCHARD FINLAYSON RATED ‘BEST PINOT NOIR’ IN 2018 SAWi AWARDS

Bouchard Finlayson’s Galpin Peak Pinot Noir has once again been ranked as the top Pinot Noir in South Africa, scoring a full 100 marks in the 2018 South African Wine Index Fine Wine Awards (SAWi).  Recognised globally for its quality, excellence and consistency, the Galpin Peak has now held the No. 1 spot for 10 years…

CALLING ALL CHEFS – BRING IT!

The professional chef competition with the biggest prize pool in the country is back, and you’re invited to bring your passion, bring your experience and bring your game – BRING IT! Join the professionals and the up-and-coming in a clash of talent, skill, determination and passion – with the chance to win up to R15…

Women of Wine South African Festival 2018

Some of the country’s best craft wine, gin and beer – made by female wine and spirit makers – will be showcased at the upcoming Women of Wine South Africa (WoWSA) festival on Sunday, August 12 from 11h00 to 16h00, in celebration of Women’s Month. This not-to-be-missed event, which is open to the whole family,…

Win a trip to NICE with JAN.

WIN A TRIP TO NICE & APRICALE AND DINE WITH JAN Pre-order your copy of JAN the JOURNAL online and you could stand a chance to win a trip to Nice in France, and Apricale in Italy. You could be shopping the markets with Jan Hendrik and dine at his Michelin-star Restaurant JAN in Nice…

South African Michelin-Star Chef Launches Luxury Publication

Following the success of JAN, his debut television show on VIA (DStv 147) last year, South African Michelin-star chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen is launching a luxury publication called JAN the JOURNAL on May 9, 2018. Like van der Westhuizen’s  bestselling recipe books, the JOURNAL, a bi-annual publication, will be a visual feast –…