Category: Eat & Drink

You’re excitedly unpacking the boxes from the car at your new house in the countryside, the lady from next door pops over “just to welcome you to the neighbourhood”. She’s holding a dish-towel-wrapped bundle of freshly baked bread and an…

Some traditions are worth preserving. The indulgent feeling of a quiet, blissful afternoon with friends, sipping tea from dainty cups, enjoying delicate sandwiches and delicious treats in an elegant country setting is a wonderful and restorative escape. Picture yourself sitting…

It feels like the most beautiful privilege to throw a few items into your backpack on a Monday morning, lace up your boots and walk out of your front door and up the road, through a forest and onto a…

Usually there would be World Games Day, where each grade selects a different country and then produces food or invents games inspired by that land and culture. Imagine a carnival of global flavours and tastes and small town families connected…

The simple joys of a life in the country are not as easily described in words as they are through experiences. In this case, an experience made up of a simple loaf of bread; the “butcher’s bread” as the townsfolk…

Veggie Box Nature Cooking Food Swellendam Atelier Bread Bake Prep

Swellendam is nestled amidst the sprawling farmlands of the Overberg, which means a direct source of fresh, farm-to-table food. Our ever popular “Veggie Box” is delivered every week by a dedicated team committed to not only keeping things fresh and…

Pulled Pork Sandwhich Table Makers Brew Barrydale

A rare karoo rainshower is hitting the large glass windowpanes at Ryno’s micro-brewery in Barrydale. We’re onto our third game of domino’s when the sandwiches arrive; a hearty pulled pork on homemade rye. Paired perfectly with the saison style beer…

Buona fortuna! That means “Good Luck” in Italian. And we’re the lucky ones. We have La Sosta on our doorstep. La Sosta is world renowned as one of South Africa’s favourite fine dining Italian restaurants and it’s just down the…