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June 11, 2018

Lately I have been feeling very… Hungry… I feel like I am missing something and I think it is a new food adventure. I survived Lent (kind of) but in the process of Lent I picked up a bad old habit and that is eating junk food or ready to eat meals again. I had a few pr...

April 26, 2018

Is it March already? Yes, yes it is! I kinda don't even know what to write because it feels like I haven't written in so long.

So what is planned for 2018? There are so many things, plans, that I have in my head and some days I feel a tiny panic attack when I imagine th...

February 20, 2018

Here is a link to my latest blog about my 4/5 months of internship... in a real legit restaurant. It was fun, it was difficult... or not that difficult, maybe it was but now I just remember the good... Have a read if you were ever curios about what it's like to work in...

August 22, 2017

The last few weeks of my first year of my new adventure... Yes, it's a mouthful just like the meals we had made the last few weeks!

Check it out!

A new adventure... week 14

A new adventure... week 15

A new adventure... week 16

A new adventure... week 17

A new adventure... we...

July 3, 2017

Now for the next 7 weeks of my new adventure of becoming a Chef! These are the first 7 weeks of my new adventure into the culinary world. I decided this year that I am going to study again and this time something I should have done long ago but glad I didn't because I...

June 27, 2017

So, if you are like me, and have no idea that Pinelands has a little Eco Village then I would suggest you go check it out. A nice view of the mountain, some free ranging chickens and horses (who doesn’t like horses?). A farm feel  right next to Maitland and the Pinelan...

October 21, 2016

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. - Virginia Woolf

A few weeks ago my mother moved to Somerset West, yes, another Valie made her way to the Cape. Me, in love with her kitchen, decided to try out the beautiful oven and great gas sto...

September 30, 2016

The Chocoholic 12-step program: Never be 12 steps away from chocolate. – Terry Moore

So, lately I have been obsessed with making this pie! And it makes for a great present, doesn’t even have to be a birthday, just to remind someone how delicious chocolate can be… oh, an...