Tasting Bullfrog in China

One of the things I love about China is the endless opportunities to try new and exotic foods. The Chinese love their food and eating a meal is a tradition that should be done both on time and with large numbers of people. Chinese dining etiquette is very different to western eating habits. It is […]

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Wine tasting in Stellenbosch

After receiving a complimentary wine tasting at the Spier Hotel, Vineyard and Spa, I thought it best to share some of the simple wine tasting tips I learnt with you. Turns out it’s not that difficult to really taste your wine and know what’s in it! By applying these simple tips below, you’ll quickly know […]

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Venturing through Scotland: Tasting Haggis

One of the things I love doing while exploring different cities is tasting local foods. You can learn so much about a country and its culture through food so you can bet that I’m always at the front line to taste anything! Whilst on vacation in Edinburgh, mum and I had the pleasure of witnessing […]

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DUTCH POFFERTJES

On my six month journey through the Netherlands, I fell in love with Dutch culture and more so with one of their best kept secrets – food. The Dutch are well known for many things and doing my research before arriving, it never really occurred to me that there would be so many new dishes […]

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HAI DI LAO HOT POT

You can’t visit China without tasting an authentic Chinese hot pot. More affectionately and less accurately known by westerners as Chinese fondue, hot pot is one of the most popular dishes surrounding any social gathering. The origins of hot pot itself date back to over a 1000 years where it first appeared in Mongolia before […]

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One Pan English Breakfast

I’m a sucker for a Sunday morning English breakfast but that doesn’t mean, I only enjoy eating it on a Sunday morning. Granted, a proper English breakfast can take a while to whip up and leave many a dirty dish but it doesn’t always have to be that way. If you’re like me and love […]

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English Scones

Afternoon tea is an age old English tradition that originated in the early 1800’s. It is usually accompanied by delicious savories like cucumber sandwiches, cakes, pastries and my all-time favorite: scones with clotted cream and jam. After spending a special Christmas in London, I’ve become obsessed with all things British so having an easy go-to English scone recipe […]

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Frozen Pre-made Smoothie Packs

If the easy make smoothie trend is hitting you then today I’m going to share with you a little secret, a healthy life hack if you will. Something you can use for those days when there just isn’t enough time. I mean, we all want to be healthy but when days get flustered and busy, […]

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Easy Make Smoothies

Smoothies are one of the easiest on-the-go breakfasts you can have. It takes close to ten minutes to prepare and if you’re the one making them all the better! You now have the luxury of personalizing them to your taste and coming up with some delicious concoctions. Plus, it’s a great way to load up on essential nutrients. […]

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Oreo Truffles

Whilst I absolutely love the rain, there are days when the sun just makes my heart sing. Today was one of those days. It started out quite early, 6.30 am to be exact because I had a #bookstagram photoshoot planned. This was followed by coffee with an old friend and of course lots of talk […]

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