The Poynton's of Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

The Poynton's of Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

A little while back the Poyntons of Cleopatra’s restaurant fame, came for a wine celler lunch.  What an absolute treat it was for myself and my students to spoil these culinary giants. Their comments after their lunch (huge thanks to the team at Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine for pulling off another fabulous event.)

Judge: Jonty Nicolson

Judge: Jonty Nicolson

Readers who follow the Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine students’ progress will be interested to know that the first theory examination, marked by City&Guild in London, produced 19 distinctions and five merits. An impressive result, and I was thrilled.

American Express® Platinum Fine Dining Awards 2017

American Express® Platinum Fine Dining Awards 2017

Twenty five new restaurants get the nod for this year’s American Express® Platinum Fine Dining Awards. SA’s Premier dining awards reveals the country’s 100 exceptional restaurants.

2015 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards Nominees

2015 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards Nominees

The excitement continues to build in anticipation of the 2015 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, 15 November at Mistico Equestrian Centre near Paarl.

Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards 2015

Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards 2015

Eat Out's third judge for the 2015 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards is Jackie Cameron.

Get your copy of FEAST The Midlands Recipe Book

Get your copy of FEAST The Midlands Recipe Book

The Howick Hospice recipe book, FEAST The Midlands, offers a meander through the KZN Midlands' culinary talent - a compilation to embody the community it serves.

'Cool Runnings'... Fine Food takes to the street in Durban’s CBD

'Cool Runnings'... Fine Food takes to the street in Durban’s CBD

Read this article and if you, like me, appreciate unusual initiatives, make sure you visit my friend Nardia Adams on your next available Sunday. You’ll find her at Cool Runnings, 49 Milne Street, right in Durban’s CBD. This is a great place to slow the weekend down - and the street food is oh so classy!

Lunch at Nicholson's with Frank Chemaly

Lunch at Nicholson's with Frank Chemaly

What a special place Nicholson's is. I am so glad they are getting the recognition they deserve and who better to spend lunch with than Frank Chemaly.