Saints of Mokha

Saints of Mokha

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A classic, aishapaedia-styled review was necessary on this place to determine whether the hype was real or really overrated. My verdict is a bit of both, and to be honest I think there are a variety of reasons for this which doesn't leave this situation entirely hopeless.  Having opened up [...]

Rocomamas

Rocomamas

Follow my blog with Bloglovin TGIF! Am I right? Well it has been a long week for me folks, so I thought I would write a post about the best end to the week. Fridays are a good time for a number of reasons; for starters the weekend is near, it is a day where [...]

Botswana Braai

Botswana Braai

A 'braai' is the South African term for a barbecue. The concept is exactly the same whereby everyone has a social gathering and grills their food on an open fire. Every person has their own style of barbecuing, and whether it is vegetables or meat, the purpose behind the meal is to have everything piping [...]

Si Cantina Sociale

Si Cantina Sociale

Si Cantina Sociale is a recently opened restaurant with a theme dedicated to serving gourmet Spanish and Mexican food. Translated to mean "Yes Canteen Social," strangely enough, I'm interpreting that to mean that it is a place of socialising and eating - the two prime activities for any gathering. Based in the heart of the [...]

Bukhara

Bukhara

It has been a while since I have done a food review, luckily for old archives I dug up the classic Indian meal I experienced a couple of months ago at Bukhara. For those unaware, Bukhara is a South Africa restaurant that aims to play homage to Udaipur and its exquisite cuisine. As someone who [...]

B-A-N-A-N-A-S

B-A-N-A-N-A-S

Yes, you read that title correctly or rather you hummed it correctly in Gwen Stefani's voice. Today's post deals with bananas, in particular the overripe ones that we civilians unfortunately throw away or squish when we have no desire to ingest them. Recently, I was faced with the dilemma of three overripe bananas sitting on [...]

Dishoom

Dishoom

Dishoom: is the onomatopoeic equivalent to “pow” or “bang.” The word Dishoom probably goes back to the 1975 Ramesh Sippy film Sholay with Amitabh Bacchhan which is considered to be a Curry Western and is the highest grossing film in Bollywood. While I was visiting London over its summer season (winter for Cape Town) I had the pleasure [...]

Sevruga

Sevruga

Kick start the weekend with some tasty treats from the scenically located Sevruga! For those that are unaware, Sevruga is located at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. They mainly specialise in seafood, although they do have other options. I had the pleasure of visiting Sevruga some time ago and I found it a real [...]

In or Out: Poached eggs

In or Out: Poached eggs

Poached eggs: an egg that has been cooked by poaching, as opposed to simmering or boiling liquid. This method of preparation is favored for delicate foods that could be damaged by cooking at higher temperatures such as the boiling point of water. Poached eggs are used in thetraditional American breakfast/brunch dishes Eggs Benedict and Eggs Florentine.Hello blogosphere!So as you may or may not know, I am a [...]