September 26, 2012 Click here for a full portion
There are some food-related questions that are always really easy to answer – things like “wine or beer?” (wine); “plain or salted?” (salted); with or “without whipped cream?” (with!); or “chocolate or vanilla?” (chocolate, always chocolate!). But then there are a couple of foodie questions that I am regularly asked that make my throat close up and my palms become sweaty. Questions for which people somehow expect me to have a ready, rehearsed answer. Questions that make everyone in the room turn to me expectantly, awaiting an answer upon which I suspect my credibility as a food blogger depends.
August 28, 2012 Click here for a full portion
The braai. Aaah yes, that institution of South African social life, practised and beloved by all of us, whether abroad or at home. So revered, in fact, that South Africans even created a day to celebrate the braai. Officially, 24 September every year is Heritage Day, the day when we celebrate South Africa’s rich cultural heritage and […]