The Story of Lemon and Waterblommetjies

The Story of Lemon and Waterblommetjies

Want to cook something specific?  It’s simple isn’t it, you go to your local supermarket, buy the ingredients and cook what you want to.  When you live in a small town like Barrydale and you own a restaurant, it’s not that simple.  Your approach needs to be one of; what is available, what can you … Continue reading

A journey – food and beauty

A journey – food and beauty

I ran the kitchen in SA’s reality cooking programme Kokkedoor, I’ve ‘travel-cooked’ (5 000 km in total), I’ve festivaled (KKNK), I’ve done a big 400 shy dinner, I’ve shot a book, I’ve done pop up dinners and lunches, I’ve bottled, I’ve cured.  And now I’m breathing just a bit, before the next rush of culturing, curing, … Continue reading

Silence and stars with emu eggs

Silence and stars with emu eggs

The power of silence, when there is silence around you and you let that silence fill you. To get to a point where you can become truly quiet.  I found it difficult to get that quietness while in the city. Normally that’s when I get into my car and go and find it somewhere else.  … Continue reading