Boiled Fruit Cake

My renewed interest in the old fashioned Boiled Fruit Cake was prompted recently when I looked at all the supermarket shelves packed full of pastries, breakfast bars and snacks. I thought a slice of old fashioned fruit cake would be healthier, more sustaining and far more enjoyable. This cake if packed full of sun drenched fruit and nuts, there are … Read More


A Foodie Weekend in Madrid was a welcome break in the middle of winter. Tapas, Wine, Restaurants, Museum Visits were more enjoyable with less tourists around

The Old Biscuit Mill, Cape Town.

The Old Biscuit Mill. A vibrant, warm-hearted little village in the heart of Woodstock in Cape Town where talented people come together to share, collaborate and well… show off their heart-felt passion. The Mill is home to day and night markets, but the Saturday market is really what it is all about.  Dynamic innovative food and produce is just part … Read More

Wild Garlic

Wild Garlic The two most common plants known as wild garlic are ramsons, wild leek or also known as the three-cornered leek. The other (Allium tuberosum) is like garlic chives, also called Chinese chives. They have slim flat grass-like leaves that taste like a perfect combination of sweet garlic and chives. The three-cornered leek gives a wonderful display of white … Read More