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Tashas – an overnight hit in Constantia, Cape Town

Tashas – an overnight hit in Constantia, Cape Town

Ever since it opened, the Constantia crowd have been queuing outside the new Tashas restaurant at the Contantia Shopping Mall.  They accept no bookings – so it is simply a matter of arriving and waiting…..and wait you will at most times of the day!  Tashas is a Joburg chain that is set to fill a gap in the restaurant market in Cape Town.   To me four things stand out with Tashas in Cape Town: For years Johannesburg has offered…

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Foodie escapes for the winter in South Africa

Foodie escapes for the winter in South Africa

A few interesting foodie escapes for winter: AFRICAN RELISH COOKING SCHOOL IN PRINCE ALBERT:  This is a completely foodie town, so it is so fitting that a foodie school should have opened here.  I have put this on top of the list for a reason – it is an absolute gourmet treat to be in this town, not to mention being able to combine it with classes from interesting and top chefs, as well as inspired theme courses.  Check out…

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Life of the Rich & Famous – a boat cruise to Clifton – followed by a crayfish braai when you stop!

Life of the Rich & Famous – a boat cruise to Clifton – followed by a crayfish braai when you stop!

My idea of paradise in the Cape would be a wonderful calm day where you take off on a boat, head off to one of our gorgeous beaches where you can enjoy the view of our mountains, drop anchor and then with a glass of champers in your hand watch them start up the braai (BBQ) and start cooking crayfish (lobster) for dinner.  This week we were invited to experience the boat cruise, but will need to return to enjoy…

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A launch into the world of Blogging!

A launch into the world of Blogging!

Today is my first attempt at figuring out how to go about blogging! Why does the age of nearly 40 make me feel like I have been left behind by the teenagers – it all feels a bit like Greek to me! Do I really think that I will be dedicated to sitting and doing a blog regularly?? Chances are extremely small! Where do people find the time? To me life just seems to always be frantically busy! So why…

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