Category: Food

Zagreb food guide

As the weekend approaches and you’re looking forward to some armchair travelling, you’ll find the link to my latest post in Travioor.com here. This is for all those foodies out there who love to test what’s local and delicious. Enjoy and let me know if you’ve tried any of these?...

Bees, please

A few weekends ago we did a beekeeping excursion with Albertus (aka Farmer Redbeard) near Ashton (Western Cape). An experience like that is a wonderful way to hone all one’s senses. Garbed in our beekeeping gear, our jeans tucked in our socks and our hands protected with thick rubber gloves,...

Gut and glory

The last few weeks I’ve been playing Florence Nightingale. My son has been in and out of hospital for various reasons and so the book Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Enders and narrated by Katy Sobey (I listened to the audiobook) came at...

My French connection

In honour of Bastille Day, “le quatorze juillet” or La Fête Nationale, which I often celebrate for my French roots, my oldest son and I are cooking dishes from Joanne Harris (of Chocolat fame)’s The French Kitchen. I’m a passionate cook and have had the book for more than ten...