September 2010

Open letter to the South African Blog Awards organisers

September 30, 2010

Dear SA Blog Awards organisers, Firstly we would like to thank the organisers of the SA Blog Awards 2010 for doing what by all accounts is a thankless job. Whatever gripes any of us may have with the organisers, the process, the outcome or the ceremony, nobody can deny that there is considerable effort that goes […]

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Thai green curry mussels

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Thanks so much to all my you who tirelessly nominated, voted for, and supported me in the SA Blog Awards 2010.  The results were announced over the weekend and I am pleased to announce that I was placed second in both the Best Food & Wine and Best Overseas Blog categories.  Riddle me this: I have […]

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Saturday Snapshots #109

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Window boxes – Munich, Germany 2007

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It’s National Braai/BBQ Day – here’s the braai recipe roundup!

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The French have their onion soup. The Americans have their apple pie. The Germans have their Bratwurst and Sauerkraut. What do we South African have? Well, to my mind nothing defines us (in a culinary sense, anyway!) better than a braai. As a South African abroad, there are few things that make me homesick as […]

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Stuffed courgettes

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Remember- today is the last day to get your barbecue and braai recipes to me by for the Braai, the Beloved Country event to celebrate South Africa’s Heritage Day this month! To paraphrase Baldrick in Blackadder (one of my favourite TV series of all time), there are few things on this planet as universally amusing as […]

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Cornuti al Mare, Plettenberg Bay

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A huge thank you to all who voted for me in the 2010 SA Blog Awards – thanks to your fantastic support I am through to the final two blogs in my categories! Results will be announced this weekend and I will keep you posted. Have you ever thought of the places that matter the most […]

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Saturday Snapshots #108

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Oktoberfest ferris wheel – Munich, September 2008

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