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Care for some Hitler Bacon?

Before WWII Hungarian soldiers were given rations of bacon, which they called "Kaiser-bacon", because it came from the Austrian kaiser. Then during WWII the Hun...

How to make the best grilled cheese

I try and not eat dairy, because it does things in my gastric tract that produce what probably border on crimes against humanity, and at least in my mind, spous...

Caperitif by A A Badenhorst

What the heck is Caperitif? A while ago I visited AA Badenhorst Family Wines (they make a fantastic Chenin!), you can read about the adventure here. On the vis...

The Multi Chef by Breville

A few months ago, the lovely wife came with one of these - a Multi Chef by Breville. Honestly, at the time I wasn't impressed, and wished she'd gotten an espres...

Capa Roca by Cape Rock Wines

This is one of my favourite wine discoveries in the last few months, and you will be hard pressed to find anything like it in South Africa. That's because it's...

The Ultimate Guide to Poached Eggs

Seeing as it's World Egg day in October, I thought I'd try and find the best way to poach an egg. Yup, I know it's not even February yet but a good poached egg ...

Pierre Jourdan Ratafia

I'm always on the lookout for something special to squirrel away to enjoy on some great occasion with amazing people.  A few years ago I did a wine tasting at H...