I've always loved cooking, especially with freshly picked ingredients. Between my herb and veggie patch, and sprawling collection of cookbooks and kitchen tools, I'm proud to admit that I'm a food adventurer, kitchen garden ecologist, gadget collector, and insatiable recipe enthusiast.
It’s a spectacular achievement for a magazine to survive ten years of life on the newsstands. To emerge unscathed on the other side of a decade must be Read more...On 2 October 2013 / By Pat Elk
At the moment there seems to be a glut of plump little Romanita tomatoes. Those beauteous little red globes are at their sweetest right now and I could Read more...On 29 September 2013 / By Pat Elk
VegTrug garden boxes are a great innovation that I recently discovered at one of my local nurseries. They’re ideal for foodies with small gardens or even those looking Read more...On 14 September 2013 / By Pat Elk
Launching in the UK later this month, Elephant Gin is a distinctive artisanal London dry gin, handcrafted in traditional stills to capture the unique taste of Africa. The Read more...On 11 September 2013 / By Pat Elk
In a nutshell: we absolutely love this book. Annie has set out her recipes in a way that makes baking so much easier. Over and above the beautiful Read more...On 6 September 2013 / By Pat Elk
When Nestle’s Nespresso machines came out with espresso capsules, it was nothing short of a miracle. Compared to the big, hot steamy machines of old, we now had Read more...On 6 September 2013 / By Pat Elk
Date: 5 & 6 October 2013 Venue: Blue Hills Equestrian Estate, Kyalami, Johannesburg Depending on whether your taste buds rule the roost or your ear drums call the Read more...On 5 September 2013 / By Pat Elk