A feature I wrote on the Top 10 Hotels in South Africa, was very well received, which gave me the idea of creating something similar for the individual cities in SA. I am starting with the Top 10 Hotels in Cape Town, which includes Southern Suburbs and Atlantic Seaboard.
The frightening thing about ageing is how it sneaks up on you! Most days I don’t feel my age, which is a tad over forty but we won’t go into specifics. I guess still feeling youthful is a good thing, but ageing is nevertheless a reality. The natural process of getting older brings with it a few not very pleasing attributes. Some I have learnt to accept gracefully, others not so much. One of the things which I have battled with the most is how my body has changed over the last few years! Lack of muscle tone and difficulty losing weight, have been two of the most challenging things to accept, especially with the impact they have on maintaining Body Confidence!
Soup is one of my favourite comfort foods and something I love eating all year round but especially in winter. Tomato soup is my ultimate when it comes to comfort, feel-good food! Making tomato soup is also a great way to use up excess tomatoes.[Read more…]
I love fresh coriander, especially sprinkled over a hot curry! Coriander or cilantro (as it is known in the US) leaves are so versatile and are delicious as salad leaves. Coriander contains antioxidants and has been found to have significant antibacterial properties! I thought I would try my hand at making a Coriander Pesto, as an alternative to Basil Pesto. [Read more…]
One of my favourite things about summer is eating delicious fresh salads, like this Simple Tomato Salad with Red Onion & Mint! I love creating new recipes when I have time and trying different flavour combinations. Inspiration hit after we returned from our holiday to find a tomato plant gone wild! I decided to use some of our homegrown bounties and create this Tomato Salad. [Read more…]