Want coffee? Hello, Saeco

Coffee. So many addicted people, so little time. Along these lines, we want to talk about a kitchen applicance we are proud to supply – the Seaco Talea Ring Automated Espresso/Cappuccino Machine. First, some history. The very first coffee makers... Continue reading

Bake it like you mean it

So we’re having a Cupcake baking competition – we’ve asked people to bake, take photos and send us pictures. A chance to win a Tea-for-two voucher for Queen of Tarts and a copy of ‘Bake‘ by Tina Bester, just for... Continue reading

Bakery to Bookery

You might have heard of Charly’s Bakery in Cape Town? Many people have feasted on their delicious pastries, petit-fours and the famous ‘Charly’s cupcakes’. They offer while-you-wait custom-icing in neon rainbow colours. It’s fun. Last year Charly’s Bakery relocated from... Continue reading

Buchu: it’s good for you.

Bu-what? Boegoe (said like a baboon grunt). Or Bucco, Bugu or Bookoo, depending on which of the many spellings for this small South African shrub takes your fancy. The proper plant name is Agathosma betulina, but that’s kind of hectic,... Continue reading

Bread, glorious bread

The world can be a confusing place. So much to learn, so little time… The world of foodies is no exception. Ever felt the heat of not being able to tell your friends which herbs you used in your curry,... Continue reading

Responsible, beautiful chopping boards

We love Epicurean’s Kitchen Series. These lightweight, dishwasher-safe cutting surfaces are perfect for any kitchen. Heat resistant, knife-friendly and made from a non-porous substance that prohibits bacteria, these surfaces live up to Epicurean’s values of superior craftsmanship and minimum maintenance.We... Continue reading