Food · Travel

The Birthday Getaway to Magaliesburg

The Plan I’m not a fan of my birthday and I really don’t like celebrating it. My family and friends probably dread my birthdays as much as I do. It’s usually a day of drama and tantrums, which ends in me staying in bed all day. I can be such a drama queen when I want.… Continue reading The Birthday Getaway to Magaliesburg


We eat: Dinner at Blackbird, Darling Harbor

I wasn’t completely blown away with the food in Australia but I do credit this to the fact that I’m South African and food back home is awesome and I’m also clueless when it comes to food. I do remember really enjoying the pumpkin & ricotta ravioli from Blackbird. As I mentioned in my previous post, Saroeuth… Continue reading We eat: Dinner at Blackbird, Darling Harbor


Lunch & afternoon tea at Isabella’s

MEETING I met my friend and photograpgher Jaco at Isabella’s Cake and Food Shop, in Eldoraigne, for our last meeting of 2014 just before we each headed out on our long and overdue vacations over the festive season. Not a bad setting to wind down and discuss the year gone by and the year ahead right? DÉCOR Isabella’s has just… Continue reading Lunch & afternoon tea at Isabella’s


Best Ever Hot Chocolate Recipe

I haven’t been able to drink instant hot chocolate for a very long time. I grew up drinking loads of it during winter and now my taste buds can’t handle it so you can imagine how thrilled I was to find this hot chocolate recipe at the back of the book The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan.… Continue reading Best Ever Hot Chocolate Recipe


Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Since adding the food section to the blog, I’ve received some rather interesting comments from those close to me. My best friend recently called me to find out if I’m ‘OK’ because she saw all the food posts and thought my body might’ve been invaded by aliens. I’ve already admitted to not being a ‘foodie’ and I’m also… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe