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Enjoying the delights of De Grendel’s restaurant

Just 20 minutes from central Cape Town is the De Grendel Wine Estate and its delightful restaurant. Opened in May 2012 it’s become a favourite of mine with its dramatic views back towards Table Mountain and wonderful plates of food. Chef Ian…


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Sea Salt Caramel Cashew Ice Cream – Helado de Nuez de la India con Caramelo Salado

This past weekend, spring finally arrived; and although it was raining almost every day, I decided to prepare a dessert to celebrate the supposed arrival of the heat. A few months ago I tried a Häagen Dazs ice cream with swirls of salted caramel, it…


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Rack Of Pork

Rack of Pork Roast A couple years ago, this family created a new tradition. This weekend, we are celebrating five March birthdays with a group reunion.  We planned the menu a few weeks ago and each one of the “moms” has been assigned part of the…


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Irish Lamb Stew

Irish Lamb Stew is on the menu for dinner. It’s only natural because in this clan, we’re chin deep in Irish. On both sides. One side of the family has its roots in County Antrim and in Londonderry. They came for a visit back in the very early…