2016 Best Everyday Mexican Eatery has been crowned!

TweetThe 2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Everyday Award Ceremony was held on 25 October in Johannesburg. Although unfortunately I couldn’t make it as I was in Cape Town at the time, I was still given the opportunity to interview one of the winners. I love Mexican food and so decided to interview one of the owners…

So Matcha Coconut & Matcha Ice Lollies

TweetYum tea.eats I am loving my So Matcha Green Tea Powder! I have loved playing with recipes, drinking it, eating it and feeling the benefits from it. One of the recipes I came up with is this Coconut and Matcha Ice Lolly Recipe. Summer is among us and there is nothing quite as refreshing as…

Restaurant Mosaic @ The Orient : Story-Telling Cuisine

TweetChantel Dartnall is the executive chef and owner of the award-winning Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient. Her food is inspired by nature and in stories I have read about her, she refers to her food as botanical cuisine. After being seated at our tables on Friday night, she did her rounds and greeted all the…

Miss Grace Country Food House – Indian Night

TweetLast week I had the honour of being invited to be a guest of Miss Grace Country House and join them for their Indian night. Every aspect of the night was perfect. They were able to keep the integrity of Miss Grace through their decor and the chef prepared the food so well you could…

Salsa Mexican Grill at Bedford Square is now open

TweetI love love love Mexican food! The spicy, tangy, sweet cuisine is my absolute favourite – which is why I dragged Husby to Salsa Mexican Grill in Bedford Square on it’s second night of being open. In our past adventures to Bedford Square we had walked passed the closed up space advertising that Salsa Mexican…

Joziburg Lane – A New Joburg Food Market

TweetJoziburg Lane – loud music, an array of street food, a couple of food trucks, a cocktail bar and decadent sweets. Husby and I went to check the market out ahead of its permanent opening party on Friday 2 September. Driving there was hair raising! My gps lost signal under a bridge and we kind…

The Complete Guide to the Ultimate Spring Time High Tea

TweetWelcome to our Spring Time High Tea Collaboration. PopcornCandi, The Beautiful Blog, C’s Style Diary and tea.eats have collaborated to bring to you 4 posts that cover everything you need to know when planning your next High Tea – in my favourite season on them all – Spring! PopcornCandi has very kindly put together the…

Crumbs n Smiles – Cupcakes at 27 Boxes Melville

TweetSo yesterday you read about our lunch at The Countess at 27 Boxes.  After lunch we decided to head to the container that sells macaroons – I think it was called Camillas Macaroons. Unfortunately they were closed. So we backtracked to a shop called Crumbs n Smiles where we saw a lady decorating cakes and…

la creamy La Cremosa Gelataria in Dainfern Square

TweetFacebook Ads does a wonderful thing for promoting new and small businesses – that is how I found out about this little gem called La Cremosa in Dainfern Square. Their advert kept popping up on my newsfeed until eventually I liked their page. I have no regrets! At the Doppio Zero Wine tasting, which you…

Tea Merchant Rooibos Mocha & Lindt Pairings

TweetGood soothing Tea Merchant tea and a piece of divine Lindt chocolate. What could be better? I tell you what’s better…being given the self-assigned task of deciding which of the Lindt chocolates go best with one of the Tea Merchant’s amazing teas. As you already know, the other day I was very blessed to be…

Chocolate & Salted Caramel Pretzel Phyllo Parcels

TweetYum Oh how I love Chocolate & Salted Caramel. People often ask me what my qualification is, and yes its patisserie, but I think the more important question to ask someone is “What are you most passionate about?” For me, that’s making good food. As a foodie by heart I don’t only eat food, or…

Ginger Orange Malva Pudding Balls – Sweet & Delicious

TweetYum This recipe was inspired by Jesska’s post. Her photos looked so delicious, I absolutely love Malva Pudding and I was getting guests. So I decided to go ahead and make my own rendition of the delightful looking Malva Pudding Doughnuts. Instead I decided not to make them as doughnuts but rather as cake balls….

Bundt Cakes: Orange & Raspberry Bundt Cake – Fresh & Fruity

TweetYum Bundt cake is always such a treat! This one was no different. A little while ago a very good friend of mine and I were trying desperately to organise a girls night with a group of friends. These nights seem simply impossible to organise due to the busy lives that everyone has and the…