September 30, 2020

Unilever Chef of the Year 2017

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in cooking competitions

UNilever Chef of the Year 2017

Unilever Chef of the Year 2017 event was just bigger and better than other years. I attended the Unilever Chef of the Year 2017 event on 6 September 2017 at the Unilever Head Office in Durban last week. I have to say, this by far my most favorite event of the year. Simply because it […]

Parmigiano Reggiano Chef – this is your chance!

Posted on May 19, 2014 by in cheese, cooking competitions

Parmigiano Reggiano

Parmigiano Reggiano (the only Parmesan), certainly the King of cheeses and without a doubt the signature cheese/flavor of so many Italian dishes! Parmigiano Reggiano, or at least the creators thereof are now after YOUR recipe! Your unique recipe, maybe even within your own cultural cuisine! Maybe the Italians have never tried the combination of boerewors […]

Voting begins for Eat Out DStv Food Network Awards 2013

Posted on January 23, 2013 by in awards, cooking competitions

Eat Out

Last year I was fortunate enough to win the Eat In Dstv Food Network  Produce Awards for Best Local Food blog. You can read all about 2012 Eat Inn Produce Awards here! It has certainly  opened many doors for me and I have only you, my dear readers and followers to thank. Without your regular […]

Mexican Feast as seen in Dinner Divas Episode 1

Posted on October 13, 2012 by in cooking competitions, Dinner Divas

mexican feast

Mexican  Feast was my meal choice when I heard I was a contestant and had to cook  in the new cooking/blogging series called Dinner Divas. Why Mexican? It’s simple we love it! Mexican Feast is one of my favorite family meals. I love it, it’s social, it’s delicious and not at all difficult to put […]

Two Oceans Cookoff…and the winners are…..

Posted on October 18, 2011 by in cooking competitions

In Cape Town this month the Two Oceans Cook Off  followed quickly on the heels of the Master Chef Style cooking competition at the Table Bay. It was different to the Table Bay in a sense that couples worked together and I had “hubby” as a sous chef but with the Two Oceans event it […]

Chef’s Table Event at the Table Bay, Cape Town

Posted on October 11, 2011 by in cooking competitions


Eating at any Chef’s Table is a treat, period! For a passionate foodie like me, it is like walking through an art gallery if your were to be an artist. I look, sniff, smell and marvel at every single morsel plated so skillfully by the chef and his team. This time the event was somewhat […]

Have an Apple Affection

Posted on June 1, 2011 by in cooking competitions

I clearly have an affection for apples if you count all the recipes with apples I have done in the last while. I think the most memorable one of them all will have to be the Rustic Apple Tart I made on Kwêla last night. The response from all over South Africa as people watched […]

Thai Event – The Winners!!

Posted on August 16, 2010 by in cooking competitions

Finally we are ready to announce the winners of theThai Blog Event. It was my first blog event and I have to  be honest I did not even expect to get 1 entry, but I got 8 entries and they were all so good that I refused to make the final decision by myself. I […]

Event #1 – Thai – Roundup

Posted on August 2, 2010 by in cooking competitions

I was so excited to host my first blog event, My Easy Cooking Event #1 – Thai. For those who do it on a regular basis, I am sure your first event was also nerve racking. What if no one bothers to take part. Well I am ecstatic with all the entries I received. I […]