Born with a Silver Spoon


An eager crowd throngs around the stalls at The Hermanus Country Market. It’s early Saturday morning, but that doesn’t stop people from tucking into bratwurst rolls, craft beer and the like. We stroll past Overberg farmers selling organic wares: just-plucked vegetables with earth still clinging to them; dairy products, from cheese to ice cream; preserves and pickles, and more. Read More…



Biltong, Buchu and Rooibos


We’re at the house of Susan Huxter, owner of Le Quartier FranÁais. Margot has invited me to experience a South African Flavours cooking class. She designed the course along with culinary concierge Annemarie Steenkamp, who usually teaches the class.

Annemarie pops open a bottle of MÙreson MÈthode Cap Classique and fills our glasses. “First the bubbly,” says Margot. “Then we play.” Read More…