Blanko Supper Club

Blanko Supper Club with Saxenburg Wines

We were recently invited to the Blanko Supper Club and had such a wonderful evening! I am so excited to share our experience with you- my only upset is that due to the romantic lighting my photos are not great. Please be forgiving of this! We had joined Blanko before for lunch and really loved…

Mushroom Foraging at Delheim

Mushroom Foraging at Delheim on a winter day

Foraging for my own mushrooms has been on my bucket list for the longest time. I love the idea of walking through the forest looking for mushrooms. And I especially love the idea of cooking delicious things with these wild mushrooms. But I have always been deathly scared of poisoning myself. Knowing my luck I…

Toomuchloveliness: Matt Manning

Sunday Lunch Club with Matt Manning

I’ve been eating Matt Manning‘s food for a long time. I knew him back when the only person who thought he was cool was Matt Manning himself. He taught me that you can crisp up gnocchi in a frying pan, that candied beets are a thing and that it is possibly to say petit poussin…

Paper Jet Challenge

Be a Kid Again with Travelstart: Paper Jet Challenge

When was the last time you built a paper jet plane? When was the last time you coloured in or put together a puzzle? For me it’s been a pretty long time. When was the last time you cringed when filling up your petrol? Or the last time you rationalised groceries out of your shopping…

Oyster Party at Seabreeze on Bree Street

Seabreeze on Bree Street opened last year and they started with a bang! R10 an oyster during their happy hours of 12pm to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm EVERY single day. I was doubly careful to check this includes Saturdays,¬†which it does! I found this out on the Thursday. Friday I made the booking. Saturday…

Cape Town Winter Restaurant Specials

MY SUPER HONEST 2018 Cape Town Winter Restaurant Specials

I had a little rant on Instagram the other day. I generally keep below the radar but lately I have been feeling like the restaurant industry is having a laugh. The latest Cape Town Winter Restaurant Specials are hitting the internet and I am finding them… disappointing. I’m not sure what your disposable income situation…

Toomuchloveliness: Weekend in Paternoster

Toomuchloveliness Guide to a Weekend in Paternoster

With busy work schedules and city stress we love nothing more than packing up the car and heading up the West Coast for a weekend away. This year we have discovered Paternoster for the first time during Winter and headed back again this Spring! We so loved spending time in this beautiful town that I…

Toomuchloveliness: Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards

Discovering Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards

On our recent weekend away to Stellenbosch we headed home via our final lunch at Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards. Swirl is is their revamped and re-imagined restaurant. Swirl at Stellenbosch Vineyards has created some incredible pairing menus to showcase their wine range and brilliant food. The restaurant was created as a wine and food pairing…

Spek en Bone

Spek en Bone: Small Plate Dining in Stellenbosch

Spek en Bone is a local gem in Stellenbosch which aims to be first a wine bar and then a restaurant. The wine list is fantastic with brilliant wines from both Stellenbosch and our wider wine region. The food is served as small plates with a focus on local and seasonal. I have been wanting…

Toomuchloveliness: Majeka House

Majeka House: Luxury Sleepovers in Stellenbosch

Majeka House is my favourite hotel in Stellenbosch. You would think with them being in the winelands they’d be on a lavish wine farm with rolling grounds. Majeka House is actually tucked away in the sleepy suburbs of Stellenbosch. The grounds are beautiful with giant cactus and bright blue furniture! I love the social areas…

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