Farms to pick your own fruit and make a pie

Nothing sweeter then childhood memories around great grandma Katarina’s kitchen table eating fresh fruit and pie. At age 80 something, Katarina lived on her own in Klenovnik, a little place in Serbia. She had a small vegetable garden in front of her small house. And in her house she had a table so large there …

Uprising – local hot blogs to follow

I love a good book, traveling, fresh produce, cheesecake from Imhoff Farm, Jiva Spa Indian Therapy , LP’s, a long walk in nature  and recently developed an interest in local blogs. I have lived in Africa over 20 years now and keep finding many small and hidden treasures through my line of work. I have photographed …

All things East

https://youtu.be/dd73AEJ7LGs ” My mother always said my sister, Satsu was like wood. As rooted to the earth as a sakura tree….But she told me I was like water….Water can carve its way through stone. And when trapped, water makes a new path. ” – Memoirs of a Geisha After reading the book “Memoirs of a …

The one and only

https://youtu.be/GBHVGZ7Hz_A This is a tongue in cheek recipe to go with our One and Only lunch. 1 whole grass fed beef tongue 3 pounds of grass fed beef cheeks 2-3 tablespoons Chili  Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons bacon grease Fleur de sel   Dust the beef tongue and cheek with chilli, salt …

Kalk Bay mussels

I don’t know if you had the legendary mussels at Kalk Bay based “Olympia cafe” but since the first time I tried them few years ago, I cant get enough, love them till my belly aches. And how beautiful is our coastline jotted with little gems like Kalk Bay. Its a mini holiday with walks …