Escondido – a Tapas heaven

Escondido in Spanish means ‘hidden’. It may also mean ‘hidden treasure’, as per another source. And that’s exactly what Escondido is – a treasure trove of tapas! Some chatter on Twitter, before the launch of the restaurant actually led me to it and I decided to check it out once it opened. Located conveniently at…

All you need to know about Cheese Knives

After a hectic week of entertaining and dinner parties, given that it was Diwali last week, I was finally able to catch my breath this morning and decided to sort out some stuff in the kitchen.  Rummaging through some drawers, I noticed an entire set of cheese knives, of which we seemed to have used…

Joburg Weekend Markets’ Extravaganza

(I have written about these local markets in separate posts before, which can be found here and here. But a comprehensive roundup appeared in the More Than Food magazine this week. Adding a short excerpt here). With the weekend comes the hard choice of deciding which of the weekly markets to visit. With more than…

Daily Dish – a new way of cooking!

While I like stirring up some exciting new dishes every now and then, I am not a big fan of everyday cooking. But last week was an exciting one in the kitchen! Thanks to a contest hosted by another Joburg blogger – 2Summers, I won a week’s free trial of this new service in SA…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Dreamy

Anyone who has been to Cape Town and the surrounding Cape winelands, will agree that it’s a dreamy destination. The mountains, the vine yards, the mist, the fog, the rain, the ocean – making it even more beautiful and mystical. Some more pics for you to enjoy…..and dream!