Food blogs & blogging

Announcing the South African Food & Wine Blog Directory

May 22, 2008

Would you believe that tomorrow it will be four years since my first post on this blog?  I know it seems hard to believe, but I've been tending this little patch of the Internet for 48 happy months.  Who would have thought? When I started, I suspect that I was something of a novelty act […]

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Four fabulous African ladies – and the SA blog awards results

April 5, 2007

Apart from my obsession with interest in all things edible, my other on-line interest is finding other blogging Southern Africans – particularly those who blog from abroad.  I find that there are particular perspectives that you really only acquire when you live away from your friends, family and culture and I find myself gravitating naturally […]

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South African Blog Awards – please vote for me!

March 10, 2007

Yes, if you look up the word "shameless" in the dictionary, you will find a picture of me right there… This is a(nother) shameless tout for votes in the third annual South African Blog Awards. I am extremely proud to announce that I have made the cut as a finalist in the "Best South African […]

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Announcing the 2007 South African Blog Awards

February 13, 2007

Yes folks, it’s hard to believe, I know, but a whole year has passed since we last rolled out the red carpet and indulged in some mutual air-kissing and back-slapping.  You guessed it – awards season has rolled around again!  And it’s not just Dame Helen Mirren who’s in the spotlight this time – it’s […]

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Well Fed Network 2006 food blog awards

December 13, 2006

I’ve been so busy with Menu for Hope (keep on bidding people – we are hot on the heels of last year’s total and there’s still 8 days to go!) that I hadn’t noticed the Well Fed Network’s announcement of the 2006 Food Blog Awards (thanks Andrew for the heads-up!). Once again it’s time to […]

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BlogDay 2006

August 31, 2006

Hey, hey, it’s BlogDay 2006!  For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, BlogDay is an annual event where bloggers are encouraged to recommend to their readers five blogs that have a different theme/location/perspective/culture/whatever to their own.  That way we all get to try a few new blogs and expand our horizons […]

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Second time lucky in the SA Blog Awards!

March 18, 2006

Well, whaddayaknow.  After my rather pessimistic assessment of my chances of success in the South African Blog Awards, I clicked through to their site yesterday to find that… I’ve won Best South African Food Blog for the second year running!!  And all I can say is WOW and THANK YOU to all the indisputably fabulous […]

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