Category: Restaurants, Happenings & Travel

Lemon and Rose Doughnuts

I am happy to confirm that our next Food Photography Workshop is on Saturday 21 October 2017. As before the day is a collaboration with fellow photographer Francois Pistorius and well known stylist, author and market madam Isabella Niehaus. Last…

I am so happy to confirm that our next Food Photography Workshop will be in the Cape Town City Centre and takes place on Sunday 21 August 2016. As before the day is a collaboration with fellow FoodPhoto photographer Francois…

Terroir

You know when the plate of food is so good that you use your knife to scrape off each bit of deliciousness? And then at one point you give up and use your finger, hoping that no one sees you…

The Story of a House

Yesterday saw the launch of The Story of a House – Fables and Feasts from La Creuzette. It is the book I photographed with Francois Pistorius last year in Boussac, France. It is nearly a year ago we received a message…

Food Photography Workshop

I am so happy to confirm the next date of our Food Photography Workshop will be Sunday 30 April 2017. As before the day is a collaboration with fellow photographer Francois Pistorius and well known stylist, author and market madam…

FoodPhoto Festival 2015

I’ve just returned from attending the FoodPhoto Festival 2015 in Vejle, Denmark. The festival was jam packed with events comprising a 2 day conference with numerous speakers, a food photography exhibition with work from around 30 photographers from around the…

Tawlet

Monocle Magazine recently awarded Tawlet in Beirut an 8th place on their list of Top 50 Restaurants. I was so happy when I read the wonderful news. I visited Beirut in December last year and was privileged to spend a day…

*** NEXT WORKSHOP 15 MAY 2016 *** We have had such interest in the Food Photography Workshops that I am pleased to confirm that the next workshop will be on the 27th of September 2015 in collaboration with fellow FoodPhoto…

Beirut

It is 5pm and I am sitting in a modern, trendy coffee shop across the road from the American University of Beirut. It is easy to think that I am anywhere in the world but the noisy, crazy traffic outside…

Festive Franschhoek

We were totally spoilt yesterday in Franschhoek as part of the Festive Franschhoek celebration currently in the village. From 10 to 16 December the town will come alive with festive cheer when wine farms, restaurants, retail stores and accommodation establishments…

Groote Post Country Market

We headed out to the Swartland town of Darling out on the West Coast to spend the day at the Groote Post Country Market. This monthly market is situated at Groote Post Vineyards, a historic 18th century farm offering beautiful…

Cluver and Jack Cider

I attended the launch of Cluver & Jack Cider in the Elgin Valley on Thursday. A hand crafted premium cider made by well known wine personalities Paul Cluver and Bruce Jack. The cider is made from pure apple juice grown…

Long Table Lunch

Last Sunday I had the pleasure of photographing a long table lunch at the beautiful home of Isabella Niehaus on the Cape West Coast. Isabella’s fellow cook on the day was Nina Timm, from the very popular blog My Easy…

For a memorable meal a few things have to happen. I have four criteria: honest food made with care and love, gracious service and hosts, beautiful surroundings and the best possible company to share it with. It is not often…

Dunkeld West Shopping Centre is certainly not Joburg’s most glamorous location but it is home to quite a few Jhb food institutions: Fournos Bakery, Dunkeld Fruit & Flowers and The Fisherman’s Deli. And for the last few years DW eleven-13…

It was such a thrill to attend Marije Vogelzang, the well-known eating designer’s dinner at the Spier Secret Festival. There is rightfully much focus on where our food comes from so it is wonderful to have an opportunity to explore how we…

I am always looking for a reason to go to Overture at the Hidden Valley wine estate in Stellenbosch. The beautiful setting, fantastic view, good and friendly service and above all the excellent food makes it my favourite splurge restaurant…

I think it is safe to say that when you are still thinking about a meal you had 2 days ago it was a fantastic meal! Top restaurant lists abound these days but there are a few that are consistently…

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