Bits & Bobs

Solana Beach | Mauritius | East Coast

J and I recently spent 7 nights at Solana Beach Resort on the East Coast of Mauritius. Our intention was to simply relax in the sun and of course, eat and drink as much as we possibly could. We’ve never been...

Thali Thali Game Lodge

J and I had the pleasure of staying 2 nights at Thali Thali Game Lodge with compliments of the owners, Amalia and Thys.   It just so happened that the weekend we visited, it was our 5 year wedding anniversary, so...

#MishMoshOfYum Popup Dinner in Pics

Michelle Parkin captured some awesome pics at my #MishMoshOfYum Popup dinner at Yoco Eatery. I am beyond excited to share them with you! These images will give you an idea of how the evening went down. The mood was super...

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 the heart of Durbanville, Cape Town on Sat 7 Feb 2015. How very fitting as I grew up in Durbanville – what a lovely way...

Val du Charron Wine & Olive Estate – Wellington

J and I spent the night at Val du Charron Wine Estate recently. We stayed in a comfy 4 star room in their guest house.  The staff are so friendly and welcoming. On arrival we were offered a tasting of...

“Lazy Days” by Phillippa Cheifitz Cookbook Launch

I attended simple cooking legend, Phillippa Cheifitz’ “Lazy Days” book launch recently at Chez Gourmet. It was a delightful afternoon of drinking Groote Post Wines, cooking some recipes in Phillippa’s book and enjoying a sit down lunch admiring the fruits...

Terroir @ Kleine Zalze

It took one weeknight watching “Seasons at Terroir” to pick up the phone and book a table for J and I.  Chef Michael Broughton is celebrating his 10th year at Terroir and his new stunning cookbook, “Terroir”,  is available at...

Olympia Cafe – Kalk Bay

We have been visiting this little corner eatery in Kalk Bay for years. It is always packed but worth waiting in line for. Be warned this place is all about the food, the service is a bit “meh” because they...

Pierneef ‘a La Motte: Meet Chef Michelle

Most avid foodies will know that Michelle Theron has taken taken over Chris Erasmus’ Executive chef role at Pierneef  ‘a La Motte, since he opened Foliage. Michelle has worked alongside Chris for over 6 years and it was only fitting that...

Stanford: Graze Slow Food Cafe

If you ever take a trip to Stanford, do yourself a favour and have dinner and breakfast at Graze Slow Food Cafe. We do this everytime we visit Stanford – creatures of habit we are. They are open for dinner...