KWV, South Africa’s iconic wine & spirits company turns 100 years old….

KWV, South Africa’s iconic wine & spirits company turns 100 years old KWV was originally founded with the single purpose to serve the interest of the South African wine industry and to promote the image of local wines abroad in turn. This mandate changed in the 1990s when KWV’s role essentially altered from that of

Parmesan Tiles

Parmesan Tiles When we had our restaurant we often served Parmesan Tiles with soup in winter, or on salads in summer.  They are so easy to make.  They also make a delicious pre-dinner snack with a glass of fine brandy. What you’ll need 500 ml freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese or Grana Padano,

April 6th, 2015|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , |

Autumn is the time for baking

During my childhood, Easter was the time to get a new jersey and autumn always meant baking and chestnuts. Mosbolletjies made from fermenting grape must, sweet juicy crunchy koeksisters and rainbow cake. Maggie, who was my mother’s housekeeper, was a brilliant baker, and she did it in the old-fashioned way with no machinery.