Engaged? Well then make sure you mark the 7th to 9th June in your diary for the very first South African Wedding Show. This stylish expo, held at the CTICC, will host 250 of the best wedding specialists in the country and will make wedding planning a breeze.
From stationery to shoes, bridesmaids dresses to bouquets you’ll find your inspiration fix right here.
Two weeks ago I attended a brandy tasting and blending experience that has changed my view of brandy forever. I had the privilege of learning more about SA’s top brandies with master distiller Brink Liebenberg from Van Van Ryn’s in Stellenbosch, as well as blending my own personal brandy with a mixture of 3, 5, 12 and 15 year old brandies.
One can’t help but feel at peace when visiting Babylonstoren, an old Cape Dutch farm in the Drakenstein Valley. For me, it’s heaven on earth… and a visit to the Glass House or even the farm shop is food for my creative soul.
Four & Twenty, a brand new café and pantry, started as a happy day dream under the Eiffel Tower in 2011. On a trip to France, Owners Tracey -Leigh Genricks and Marijke Duminy was so enamoured with the European culture of almost worshiping flavour, that they vowed to bring that feeling back home.The daydream became a reality just last month when the café opened its doors on the four and twentieth day of April in Wynberg’s Chelsea Village.
A wedding at Tanglewood Estate is any photographer’s dream and probably one of the most visually romantic settings one can wish for. Being an event coordinator, Valery’s talent and attention to detail was brought into the equation and the end result was a picture perfect wedding from start to finish.
An unique setting, a mass of fairy lights, gorgeous flowers, fabulous eats and a touch of sparkle combined to create the perfect ethereal setting. The contrast between rustic walls and the modern naked bulbs and mass of fairy lights sets the scene for an elopement or a secret lovers hideawayAdd a gorgeous couple, and what you have is pure magic, and the perfect ingredients for any occasion, from a New Year’s party to a wedding.
Pissaladière is a classic dish from the south of France – an intensely tasty type of pizza/tart topped with caramelized onions (or onion confit), anchovies, olives and fresh herbs like rosemary. So why the fancy name when we might just as well call it a pizza? Well, it’s a type of “white pizza” as they say, one without tomatoes or a tomato sauce.
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