Toffie Food Festival 2011 – an independent view

By |2017-04-11T10:31:26+02:00September 16th, 2011|Africa, Food, Markets, Review, The Fabulous, Travel in Africa|

My take on the Toffie Food Festival held on 3/4 September in Cape Town- the icing on the cake and the cracks in the pudding. An independent view.

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.

Prague Food Festival – May 2011

By |2017-05-05T17:30:06+02:00July 4th, 2011|Europe, Food & Travel, Holidays, Markets, The Fabulous, Travel, Travel in Europe|

Set in the breathtaking grounds of the Castle, I attended the Prague Food Festival in May a few weeks after attending Taste of Cape Town. These are my discoveries and tips if you're attending next year.

Milnerton Flea Market

By |2017-05-05T17:45:07+02:00April 29th, 2011|Africa, Markets, Review, Travel, Travel in Africa|

Sprawled across a dusty plot along the R27 in Paarden Eiland, a mish mash of gazebos, vehicles and trailers order themselves in rows displaying objects of the sort that reflect an organised chaos- the Milnerton Flea Market has been in existence for over 15 years. Previously at different quarters, the traders have become a familiar sight each Saturday and Sunday, as cars stream in both directions toward Table View or the city centre.

Neighbourgoods Market at the Biscuit Mill

By |2017-04-12T18:07:48+02:00April 22nd, 2011|Africa, Markets, Review, Travel, Travel in Africa|

Often the scene of throngs of Cape Town's beautiful people - the hipsters in stovepipes and fedoras, the organic free-range squad and the bare foot cooks seeking artisanal cheeses and charcuterie, the Neighourgoods Market recently won Eat In's award for Best Market in it's region.

SAB Eat In Best of Local Produce Awards- 17 March 2011

By |2017-04-12T18:13:36+02:00March 14th, 2011|Markets, Portfolio, The Fabulous|

You're invited to join Eat In for their fourth annual produce awards (the Best in Local Produce) on Thursday 17 March at the Old Biscuit Mill. The awards are open to the public for the first time and entry is free of charge!

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