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Sweet potato delight

Sweet potato delight

I was recently paging through an old taste mag(2008) when i stumbled across a delicious looking spud! Not just any spud, a sweet potato to be exact, this is one of natures many super foods, and contains plenty of nutrients to feed the body. This vegi should not be treated like its cousin the potato as it is … Continue reading

Milkshake madness

Milkshake madness

I recently visited the  FIRE and ICE! hotel in Cape Town, and had a spectacular time. I attended for drinks, dinner and to tempt myself into sampling one of their delicious signature milkshakes. This was an experience in which i encourage all capetonians not to miss out on…. The hotel has a funky modern vibe to it, as … Continue reading

The dessert to fight disease

The dessert to fight disease

Baked apples….yum my mouth is watering at the thought. I love apples and im a female, so naturally make this a desert with some chocolate or other sugar fatty substance and im in heaven. This dessert has been around for centuries, that doesn’t make it boring as many would think, it simply means it’s because it’s just … Continue reading

Going Green

Going Green

This will not be a post about recycling as the tittle may sound.. but rather about the second most consumed drink in the world, second being to water. This drink is in fact tea, and not just any tea, Green tea to be exact. (Green tea cultivation in China) This tea originates from southern China and … Continue reading

Mooo-ing Mad for Yogurt

Mooo-ing Mad for Yogurt

This is a product loved and enjoyed by so many, but is it good for you?and how did it come about? Yogurt is a dairy product produced by the fermentation of milk, this happens with the use of bacteria known as cultures. Fermentation of lactose(a sugar found in milk) by these bacteria produces lactic acid, … Continue reading

Im nuts for this butter!!!

Im nuts for this butter!!!

Aaah peanut butter, this is an everyday food product, but i am absolutely in love with it and simply cannot live without it. Peanut butter goes back centuries to the time of the Incas and peanuts themselves originate from brazil. Depending on the kind of peanut butter you purchase it is actually quite a high … Continue reading

HANGOVERS!!

HANGOVERS!!

Hangovers seem to just get worse with age, AND THIS IS UNFAIR. A simple night out with friends can turn in to a nightmare and have you confined to your bed, or in my case the other day, to your toilet bowl for 24hrs at least. My advice is not to go out drinking if … Continue reading

Root stock vegetable chips

Root stock vegetable chips

As a female and someone who seems to be continuously on a diet i have days were the cravings are just too much to handle. I’m not a chip person but i do love salty foods, and my veggies. The best veggie chips i have ever tried are in the Root stock product range. They consist of beetroot, carrot, sweet … Continue reading

Tonys on kloof

Tonys on kloof

Aah the perfect way to start off the weekend and to end off a week of hard work, that’s what Tony’s restaurant on Kloof street Cape Town has to offer. This restaurant offers the best traditional portuguese cuisine Cape town has, this is were people who appreciate good food and have a passion for life dine. The main attractions on … Continue reading

Fresh thirst quenching health juice

Fresh thirst quenching health juice

Are you feeling thirsty, sluggish with no energy and run down? Well heres a yummy juice recipe i found in the fresh living magazine: GREEN JUICE Ingredients : 6 pears, peeled and chopped, 3 celery sticks, 10 fresh or canned depipped litchis, 1 tsp grated ginger and some mint leaves(the more the better). This can all be … Continue reading