Category: Food

sweet surrender

WORDS Clare van Rensburg   PHOTOGRAPHs Melanie Maré   From the loving hands of gifted candy makers comes a selection of melt-in-your-mouth gourmet sweets that are seducing...

Smooothe

Some of the best summer memories involve ice cream, and yoghurt has advanced to a key lunchbox snack. In the Garden Route, the local artisan dairy...

Breaking bread

In an instant world where preservative-loaded quick bake loaves have damaged the reputation of bread, the makers of ‘real’ artisan bread are standing up for its...

Black Gold

As Garden Route coffee menus expand to exotic new flavours and brewing methods – such as delicious flat whites, microfoam-topped espresso shots, creamy cortados, rich macchiatos...

Open house

“I’ve been thinking…” he said. “Oh no…” she said. 
And so an eclectic open plan house on the Seven Passes road outside Hoekwil became a weekend...

Heavenly hibiscus

On a smallholding outside Klein Brak River two proudly Afrikaner tannies are making history by producing the country’s latest superfood – rosella flowers. Their hibiscus products...

Eating out

Specialised food producers, organic farmers, world-class chefs and award-winning farmers’ markets have raised the region’s foodie profile significantly over the past decade. South asked two chefs...

You are what you eat

As lifestyle-related health problems, including food intolerances, type 2 diabetes and obesity increases, more and more people are turning to healthy and balanced eating to cure...

It’s personal

Personal chef services are becoming increasingly popular, also on the Garden Route where locals are making the most of Plettenberg Bay’s “party town” status.  WORDS Athane...