5 Cooking Classes Worth Travelling For

By |2017-04-07T17:01:57+02:00March 31st, 2014|Featured Articles, Hands on, Holidays, People, Portfolio, Published, Review, Travel|

How to pick just five? Getaway Magazine (March 2014) asked me to narrow it down to five - these are my picks for cooking classes worth travelling for.

Dark Chocolate Brownie Cookies with Peppermint White Choc Drizzle

By |2017-05-08T12:09:16+02:00February 27th, 2013|Cakes, Cookies & Sweets, Charity, Food, Giving Back, Hands on, Recipe Index, Recipes|

Dark chocolate brownie cookies with a peppermint white chocolate drizzle - Cape Town Cookie Swap 2012.

Spiced Cocoa Cookies with Roasted Hazelnuts & Rosemary – Cape Town’s First Cookie Swap

By |2017-05-08T12:51:46+02:00December 14th, 2011|Cakes, Cookies & Sweets, Edible Gifts, Food, Hands on, Holidays, Recipe Index, Recipes|

This Saturday (17 December 2011), at 2 30 pm a group of Cape Town cookie crafters will be gathering at the Cut&Bake studios to sample Cut&Bake's cookies, drink bubbles, snack on some savouries and swap our home-made cookies and chocolates. Details and how you can get involved here..also a recipe for unusual, tempting Spiced Cocoa Cookies with Roasted Hazelnuts & Rosemary.

Top Tips on how to Throw a Halloween Party – fun for all

By |2017-04-11T10:25:37+02:00October 6th, 2011|Food, Hands on, Holidays, Portfolio, The Fabulous|

Your ultimate guide to throwing a Halloween Party on any budget- with tips and ideas for decor, creating a vibe, food, drinks and dress, for adults and kids. Boo!

Cooking Class with Reza Mahammad, Star of India at The Explorer’s Club, Franschhoek

By |2017-04-11T10:34:36+02:00August 8th, 2011|Africa, Food & Travel, Hands on, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Travel in Africa|

It seems that this is the year of the cooking class for me, or should I say cooking demonstration as was the case here as eight of us eager cooks gathered at the Explorer's Club in Franschhoek, a guest house impeccably decorated with the artifacts of a well seasoned traveller and owned and managed by Jo Sinfeld. We were here to meet and cook with Reza Mahammad, the irrepressible B.B.C television celebrity chef, and owner of Star of India in London. Reza is warm, welcoming and his effervescent personality sets him apart.

Cook & Taste Cooking Workshops, Barcelona

By |2017-04-12T17:55:19+02:00July 24th, 2011|Europe, Food & Travel, Hands on, The Fabulous, Travel, Travel in Europe|

We spent half a day at the Cook & Taste cooking School in Barcelona making Tortilla de Patatas, tomato bread, tomato soup, chicken paella and crema Catalan. A fabulous introduction to Spanish and Catalan food.

Cooking in Venice with Enrica Rocca

By |2017-05-05T17:22:40+02:00July 18th, 2011|Europe, Food & Travel, Hands on, The Fabulous, Travel, Travel in Europe|

Cooking in Venice with Enrica Rocca- dishes included stuffed squid, baked sea bream, fish roe pate, cuttlefish risotto and deep fried courgette flowers. All in a very delicious day's work. A journey in pictures.

Rialto Market, Venice (Venezia)

By |2017-05-05T17:29:41+02:00July 16th, 2011|Europe, Food & Travel, Hands on, Holidays, Markets, Travel, Travel in Europe|

What springs to mind when you think of Venice? Gondolas. A sinking City. Masked Balls. Forget the cliches and join me on a tour of the Rialto Food Market, colourful and bustling, with tips for your next visit.