Author:Kate Black

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Fynbos Teas_Rose-scented geranium, Round-leafed Buchu, Rooibos

Fynbos teas that are extraordinarily good for you

I’ve recently begun to explore the world of herbal teas. During an attempt to cut down on dairy, I quickly realised that the prospect of my morning cup of tea without milk was not at all an exciting one (I’ve always been a ‘good old...

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The story of ‘Chappies’: How Chapman’s Peak Drive came to be

An afternoon meander on Chapman’s Peak Drive has become something of an institution in the Cape. Cut into the towering coastal cliffs between Hout Bay and Noordhoek, this iconic mountain pass boasts some of the most spectacular ‘out-the-car-window’ views in the world. Its status as...

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Fynbos Flavours: Delicious recipes with fynbos honey

If you live in the Cape and love being in the kitchen, you may have come across the ‘cooking with fynbos’ buzz phrase that’s been infiltrating restaurants and foodie blogs over the past few years. You may also be slightly daunted by the ‘what’ and the...

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Fynbos flavours: Tasty Rooibos rub for sustainably sourced fish

With the world’s fish stocks depleting rapidly as global fish production outpaces world population growth (ref), it’s up to us as discerning and empowered consumers to make wise seafood choices. Agreed, it’s not always as easy or simple as one thinks - especially if fish frequently...