Cooksister in the media

“Foodies of the World” and “Creating a Meal You’ll Love” – CookSister in print!

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When I was about 15 and still in high school, my world was rocked by the discovery of an American writer called SE Hinton.  I had discovered her only after seeing the movie of one of her books (Francis Ford Coppola’s much loved film version of The Outsiders) and deciding to read the book.  I […]

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The big reveal – my famous cupcakes!

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I teased you last week with my muffcakes post – and now it’s time for a correction and the big reveal. First the big reveal – as you can see from the picture, my muffins are the new face of… Lurpak butter! They now refuse to get out of the oven for less than $10,000 :)  […]

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Fame, fortune and muffcakes

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When I was in high school, my parents wanted me to be a doctor. Other kids I knew wanted to be lawyers, physiotherapists and journalists.  I wanted to be either a film director or an advertising copywriter. So clearly, three law degrees was the obvious next step for me OK, so it’s a long and […]

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I won! Tearful aceptance speech ahead!

April 15, 2009

HIGHLIGHTS OF COOKSISTER'S EASTER HOLIDAY IN SOUTH AFRICA: Lunch at Irene Dairy Dinner at Roots Meeting these three very lovely ladies Discovering Port Elzabeth's emerging coffeeshop culture at Vovo Telo and Cobblestone Bakery Taking my father to the Ron Belling Gallery – a treat for lovers of art deco architecture and aviation art Hanging out with […]

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Times Top 50 Food Blogs in the World – and your help needed

February 18, 2009

Remember what I said last week about good things happening in threes?  Well, I hate to break it to my former nanny, but she’s wrong. Sometimes, good things happen in FOURS! Late last night, I had an e-mail from my lovely friend Courtney of Coco Cooks (who, incidentally, will be appearing on CBS2 Weekend Morning News this Sunday […]

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Some press, some awards, and a great reason to bake some bread

October 24, 2008

Remember that line in Pulp Fiction when Uma Thurman as Mia comes back to the table at Jack Rabbit Slims where she is having dinner with with John Travlota as Vincent and she says "Don't you just love it when you come back from the bathroom and find your food waiting for you?"?  Well, that's rather […]

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Sun-dried tomato pesto twirls, current addictions, WTSIM and more

September 17, 2008

Do you ever get the feeling your mouth is developing the nasty habit of writing out cheques that your body can't cash? Or at least, that there aren't enough hours in a day to cash? That's where I am right now. My head is fizzing with ideas and plans and schemes, but when I get […]

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