Abi visits Basic Bistro | Stellenbosch

You will find great coffee and wholesome food at Basic Bistro. Just a stroll down...
Apr 25, 2021
+ Robertson


A little bit about our recent stay in Robertson Wine Valley. Drinking all the wine...
Jan 19, 2021

Makaron @ Majeka House

J and I were fortunate enough to stay the night at Majeka House to taste Makaron’s...
Oct 17, 2018

#lovefoodmovement with Food Lover’s Market

As you may know, I’ve been working hard at making sure hubby and I eat...
Mar 7, 2018

La Colombe | Silvermist

J and I recently took advantage of La Colombe’s midweek winter lunch special and what a...
Sep 12, 2017

Tasting Room @ Creation Wines

 J and I dined at the incredibly stunning, Tasting Room at Creation Wines recently. We...
Jul 18, 2017

Willow Creek #followtheolive

“An olive tree is surely the richest gift of heaven…”  Thomas Jefferson Being a huge...
Jun 28, 2017


A few weeks ago we had dinner at Chefs, a ”fast fine” restaurant in Gardens,...
May 22, 2017

Asara Wine Estate

For those of you that don’t follow me on my Facebook page, I often share...
Apr 24, 2017

Littlegig 2017!

I had such FOMO when I missed the 2016 Littlegig early this year. A 24...
Dec 7, 2016

Food Lover’s Market Giveaway

I teamed up with Food Lover’s Market for a #foodloversfresh campaign. The idea behind it...
Sep 7, 2016

AMC Cookware Giveaway!

Big pots like this 24 cm Gigant from AMC Cookware make my foodie heart happy....
Aug 29, 2016

Winter Musings Pop-Up Dinner

I’m so excited to cook at Reverie Social Table (Observatory, Cape Town)  and the best part...
Jul 20, 2016

Mushroom Forage @ Delheim Estate

I receive many press releases from PR agencies, but I have to say, this one...
Apr 7, 2016

Cecilia’s Farm Visit | Harvest

I recently visited Cecilia’s Farm during harvest in the picturesque Ceres Valley. Meet Handri Conradie....
Feb 1, 2016

Reverie | Social Table

Our lives have become so fast paced and planned right down to every detail ,...
Nov 5, 2015

Sunday Brunch @ The Pot Luck Club

I’ve heard such great things about Pot Luck Club’s Sunday Brunch offering, that we had...
Oct 5, 2015

My Mom-in-Law’s Cookware Make-Over

My very own mother-in-law happens to own a set of AMC Pots. She, like many...
Sep 21, 2015

Lunch with The Greenleaf Olive Company @ Pure

I attended an intimate media “Greenleaf Olive oil” inspired lunch prepared by Chef Philip Botes at...
Jun 2, 2015

Leopard’s Leap Cooking Class

Last week J and I attended a fun and relaxed cooking class with Leopard’s Leap...
Jun 1, 2015

AMC Cookware “Edge” Knife Set Giveaway!

AMC Cookware recently launched their very own EDGE Knife Set.  Manufactured with exceptional quality stainless steel, these...
Apr 28, 2015

Solana Beach | Mauritius | East Coast

J and I recently spent 7 nights at Solana Beach Resort on the East Coast of...
Mar 24, 2015

Thali Thali Game Lodge

J and I had the pleasure of staying 2 nights at Thali Thali Game Lodge with...
Feb 18, 2015

#MishMoshOfYum Popup Dinner in Pics

Michelle Parkin captured some awesome pics at my #MishMoshOfYum Popup dinner at Yoco Eatery. I...
Feb 17, 2015

Bits of Carey’s #MishMoshOfYum Pop up dinner!

I am so excited to announce my first  popup dinner at picturesque Yoco Eatery Rust-en-Vrede in...
Jan 13, 2015

Val du Charron Wine & Olive Estate – Wellington

J and I spent the night at Val du Charron Wine Estate recently. We stayed...
Oct 30, 2014

“Lazy Days” by Phillippa Cheifitz Cookbook Launch

I attended simple cooking legend, Phillippa Cheifitz’ “Lazy Days” book launch recently at Chez Gourmet....
Oct 17, 2014

Terroir @ Kleine Zalze

It took one weeknight watching “Seasons at Terroir” to pick up the phone and book...
Oct 14, 2014

Olympia Cafe – Kalk Bay

We have been visiting this little corner eatery in Kalk Bay for years. It is...
Oct 1, 2014

Pierneef ‘a La Motte: Meet Chef Michelle

Most avid foodies will know that Michelle Theron has taken taken over Chris Erasmus’ Executive...
Aug 18, 2014

Stanford: Graze Slow Food Cafe

If you ever take a trip to Stanford, do yourself a favour and have dinner...
Jul 28, 2014

AMC Cookware

I am proud to announce that I’m officially an AMC Cookware Brand Ambassador!  When they...
Jun 13, 2014

Pot Luck Club

J and I had dinner at Pot Luck Club for our 4 year wedding anniversary...
Feb 12, 2014

Gourmet Boerie

Gourmet Boerie has been around for a while now but this weekend was the first...
Jan 20, 2014

La Parada tapas bar

J and I visited La Parada recently. It is a beautiful venue and I love...
Jan 13, 2014

Test Kitchen in pictures

Here’s a little sneak peek of the Gourmand menu J and I enjoyed at Test...
Dec 31, 2013

Paris in Pictures

Hello lovelies, finally have a minute to post something! I have not fallen off the...
Aug 3, 2011

Pub grub and all things London

London holds a very special place in my heart after having lived there a couple of years a...
Jul 14, 2011

My fave lunch spots at the mo

J and I love eating and often go out on quests to find the best...
Nov 26, 2010

Hudson Burger Kloof Street Cape Town

If you like the occasional burger with a twist, then Hudson is a must. They...
Sep 16, 2010

Lunch in Paternoster and a thyme and rock salt “cake”

We ended off our weekend by driving through to Paternoster for the day. And what...
Sep 2, 2010

Day 2: Kloovenberg Wine and olives + Bar Bar Black Sheep

Our second day we woke up to the sound of birds chatting away merrily, the...
Sep 1, 2010

Our “west coast” weekend

First of all, I need to admit that I am geographically challenged! J and always book...
Aug 30, 2010

My 2nd Birthday celebration and Crush launch

Yes, you read right…2nd!! 2 July 2008, I had a bone marrow transplant, so technically...
Jul 2, 2008