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Double Dutch

Capetonians mourned when the popular Dutch closed its doors in De Waterkant, but Stephan van de Ven now serves his familiar comfort food at the new Dutch in Wynberg.…

Upscale, downriver

There’s more than seafood on the menu at Die Vishuis, Gill Anziska’s historic West Coast restaurant on the banks of the Berg River. By HILARY PRENDINI TOFFOLI Photographs by…

Romantic renaissance

It could have been a clash of cultures, but when a spirited Afrikaans bride wed her Brazilian Catholic husband, the result was a seamless marriage of tastes INGRID CASSON…

Paradise found

Theobroma, the botanical name for cocoa, means “food of the gods”. F&HE explores this most heavenly of foods TRACY GIELINK The predilection for chocolate is a universal phenomenon. World…

The koeksisters

You won’t find the Boonzaaier sisters’ Van der Hum liqueur on your supermarket shelf. But you can make it yourself with their popular recipe HILARY PRENDINI TOFFOLI It was…

Tea is served, Ma’am

Ladies at leisure don’t just do lunch; now they also meet for high tea. To find out more about how this grown-up inclination is spreading, KIM MAXWELL sampled pastries,…

Ooh la la!

In France, a patisserie is a bakery specialising in cakes and sweet treats where artisans spend years perfecting their craft. South Africans have a looser interpretation, but there is…

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