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 [...]

Fuego

Fuego

Fuego: Spanish word meaning fire. The term is also used in slang and could have various meanings depending on how it is used. Ola amigos! Today’s post is all about my experience at one of the new restaurants in Sea Point, Fuego. Now I don’t know about you but I have “ay sit u pego” [...]

24 at Tashas!

24 at Tashas!

Tashas restaurants are based all around South Africa and true to its food it is truly the most unique of places. My 24th birthday was spent here, it was Ramadaan so late night coffee was a must!      As a restaurant with such a high influx of customers on a daily basis, the restaurants pride [...]

CAKE CAKE CAKE

CAKE CAKE CAKE

Cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked. In its oldest forms, cakes were modifications of breads, but cakes now cover a wide range of preparations that can be simple or elaborate, and that share features with other desserts such as pastries, meringues, custards, and pies. Right, who wants some cake? (this [...]

Barista not Barrister

Barista not Barrister

 A barista (Italian [baˈrista]; English /bəˈriːstə/ bə-ree-stuh or /bəˈrɪstə/ bə-ri-stuh; from the Italian for "bartender") is a person, usually a coffeehouse employee, who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks. A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions who works at higher levels of court. For those [...]