Entertaining at home this festive season? Then be the host or hostess with the mostest via a little inspiration from our favourite local foodie bloggers…
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Drizzle and Dip
If the name isn’t enticing enough, then food stylist and blogger Sam Linsell’s lip-smacking recipes and photographs will certainly make your mouth water. What we love most about her blog are her five ingredient recipes for those who are pushed for time but still want to impress. Sam’s blog also features a comprehensive list of vegetarian and health-conscious recipes. Yum!
What started as blogger Marvin Leugering’s online guide and directory to Cape Town’s delectable restaurant scene has now developed into a haven for foodie lovers around the country. Here you can find reviews on the latest and greatest restaurants in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban (for those who prefer someone else to do the cooking) as well as a variety of delicious recipes that’ll make you look like a 5-star Michelin chef (without the blood, sweat and tears).
My Easy Cooking
As a mom of two, blogger and chef Nina Timm understands that easy does it when it comes to preparing food for a family – especially over the busy festive season. On Nina’s blog, you’ll find easy, user-friendly recipes that everyone in the family will love. And if that’s not enough, check out her how-to videos for her most popular dishes. Nina also offers cooking classes in Cape Town for those who want to go from chef novice to foodie connoisseur – now, isn’t that a great Christmas gift idea?
YuppieChef’s Online Magazine
Anyone who loves to cook or enjoys fine food will agree that YuppieChef’s online store is a foodie’s idea of heaven, while their online-magazine-meets-blog is foodie wonderland! From recipes for just about any and all dining occasions to food-related news and trends and even DIY cooking and entertaining tips, fresh food inspiration is really just a click away!
The Food Fox
Blogger Ilse van der Merwe’s innate love of food – eating and cooking it – is wonderfully and deliciously conveyed on her blog. Here you can find Ilse’s best-loved recipes that work for any occasion or with any ingredient: including breakfast, meats, fish, pizzas, desserts and home-bakes. It’s also a great place to catch up on all the latest foodie-related news and events.