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Before The Flood

I have never thought that I would consider a life without any beef product. That goes far beyond a dry aged Rump but includes milk in tea and decaffeinated coffee, cheese, yogurt, ice-cream, cream, butter – pretty much everything I am allergic to but have an unnatural love and appreciation for. 

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Lilly’s Restaurant, Cape Town

When you waltz out of CameralandCT with an Olympus E-M1 (Obi-wan Kenobi’s cousin) you take it out to lunch. You take it some place with faultless natural light, enough buzz for a weekday lunch and plating that makes your eyes sparkle. That place is Lily’s Restaurant in Moullie Point, Cape Town. The menu is varied …

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My 1st Business Cards

I have never had business cards before. There was a moment when I was a contributor to Aficionado (raise your hand if you remember that blog). Until now… I went to advertising college, Red and Yellow, and even though I studied copywriting, there was a huge part of me that wished that I could draw. …

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10 Steps To Running Better

Yesterday marked 8 weeks until the Two Oceans Marathon. My aim is to run 21km’s (a half marathon) in under 2 hours. That’s under 6 minutes per km and I am not even close to ready. [excuses] Whether you’re the rabbit or the tortoise, there are a few things to remember: Greet runners who pass …

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Valentine’s Day Chicken Hearts

Valentines Day has never been a favourite of mine. I mean, I love the Lochness Monster, the Tooth Fairy and Donald Trumps hair as much as the next guy but this Valentines-malarky can really go shove it. This whole saga got me thinking about a Valentines Day recipe that would appeal to my sense of …

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The Paneer Stands Alone

“Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are cheese” – Luis Bunuel In this case, the age would be ‘newborn’ because paneer is a fresh cheese. I stand to be corrected but to my knowledge, paneer is the only Indian cheese. Paneer is a lot like ricotta but made solely with milk and not …

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