12 Tonics to Christmas: Espresso Tonic

During my research and development of the #12TonicsToChristmas series, I cam across an interesting concoction which seemed strange and innovative.  

12 Tonics to Christmas: Green Elf

Today’s #12TonicsToChristmas is non-alcoholic and boasts a refreshing finish as an alternative to the traditional gin and tonics. 

12 Tonics to Christmas: Spanish Sunset

We are halfway through the #12TonicsToChristmas series and feeling nostalgic….

Inspired by my time spent in Barcelona, on balmy summer evenings strolling the bustling streets and dropping by a street cafe for a refreshing drink, as you watch the late sunset between the historic buildings.

It was only obvious to add this orange-and-rum creation to my #12TonicsToChristmas list.  Sit back and sip this drink as you think about what you’ve survived in 2018. 

12 Tonics to Christmas: Castaway

Dreaming of a refreshing island cocktail with Bacardi White Rum and Fever-Tree#MediterraneanTonic, with a dash of Ginifer bitters.


Stellenbosch Vineyards boasting their new summer menu, in celebration of their first birthday. Here’s what Chef Livinia Plaaitjie will entice you with at Swirl.

Getting Festive with PEPPADEW®

The end of the year has arrived, and with it comes the highly anticipated season of family, fun and – of course – food! PEPPADEW®, the brand known for its universally-loved Sweet Piquanté Peppers, has developed 12 festive recipes, each a suitably bright and delicious addition to your Christmas table.

2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards

Hold on to your (chef) hats!  The legendary Test Kitchen (Woodstock) was knocked off the Eat Out Awards throne; after 6 consecutive years of taking the prestigious place as the country’s top eatery, making way for the enigmatic  Chef Gregory Czarnecki and his brigade.  Here’s the list of winners and special awards for the 2018…

Fitch & Leedes Blue Tonic

Fitch & Leedes Blue Tonic, the new blue blooded mixer, transforms every G&T or vodka into a sensory indulgence.