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Pot Luck Club gets set for a smokin’ summer 

MORE than a decade after the doors to The Pot Luck Club first opened, Luke Dale Roberts’ iconic rooftop restaurant remains at the very centre of Cape Town’s culinary zeitgeist of creative seasonal small plates. The Pot Luck Club first opened in Woodstock’s The Old Biscuit Mill precinct in 2012,…
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Waterblommetjies in full bloom in the Boland

IT’S waterblommetjie season in the Western Cape and pickers can be spotted harvesting this locally indigenous flower that grows in shallow ponds between June and September. The waterblommetjie (Aponogeton distachyos) is one of South Africa's most famous edible plants with a long history of use by…
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Who needs meat when you have mushrooms?

WITH these tempting recipes from the South African Mushroom Farmers' Association, you won't even miss having meat on your plate. But just in case you do, we've included one with mince at the end, although it can easily be adapted to a vegetarian dish. MUSHROOM RISOTTO CAKE Serves 8…
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Tasty little morsels with wine at L’Avenir

THE marathon of drinking wine and eating on day three in Stellenbosch continued with a visit to L'Avenir. We were to have the carpaccio pairing but our good friend Ryan Bredenkamp - one of the jolliest, most fun people I've had the pleasure of wine tasting with over the years - decided…
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Potatoes in all their wonderful shapes and forms

THE potato is one of the world's favourite foods, beloved for its versatility and adaptability for all types of dishes and snacks.

The potato can be cooked in a variety of ways, fried, baked, boiled, steamed, roasted, microwaved or sauteed; they can be used in soups, salads, main courses, breads,


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