After outgrowing sugar and dairy allergies, I've spent the last 20 years or so making up for it by developing a finely-tuned appreciation of all things deliciously sweet and creamy - not that I haven't done the same for other types of good food either, mind you!
Sweets From Heaven. The name doesn’t lie. For those who crave sugar on a divine scale, a visit to one of their stores is hallelujah on a plate. Read more...On 13 August 2017 / By Jason Elk
If old man Wonka had set up shop a little later in life, and a touch further south of the equator, he might just have plied his wares Read more...On 20 August 2016 / By Jason Elk
Fans of the Food Network channel on DStv (channel 175) will soon have another reason to tune in to their favourite foodie fix. A South African version of Read more...On 22 December 2013 / By Jason Elk
Last year this time, Spier had just put on one of the most talked about food events of the year. The Secret Festival was a food conference/adventure concept Read more...On 26 October 2013 / By Jason Elk
I can’t get enough of slow food markets. The opportunity to buy directly from manufacturers, farmers and chefs is just too tempting. A typical visit will start with Read more...On 6 October 2013 / By Jason Elk
Ooh la la: the first three words that spring to mind when stepping into one of Cassis Paris’s patisseries. Partly because you can immediately tell that the little Read more...On 30 September 2013 / By Jason Elk