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Lindt Chocolate Studio

Love chocolate? Then you’ll want to know about this place. If you were romanced off your feet by the idea of finding a golden ticket and visiting a Chocolate Factory – stop dreaming and go to the Lindt Chocolate Studio.... Continue reading

How’s your kitchen?

It’s almost July. That will either thrill or scare you, depending on various things. At this midyear point, we thought it fitting to take a look at some of the trends we’ve seen unfolding in kitchenware thus far in 2010.... Continue reading

Friends with Candice?

Bet you wish you were, ‘cos she just won our Wine pairing competition, and will be heading out to Hartenberg Estate with five friends for some fireside winey delight. We ran a little competition on our Facebook page, folks had... Continue reading

Jamie who on Epicurean

Remember Jamie Who? He reviewed the Joseph Joseph Elevate utensils for us a while back. Here he is again, with a review on the Epicurean Gourmet Series Slate Core cutting board. “So I’m back for the second time on these... Continue reading

They’ve arrived

A host of boxes just arrived at Yuppiechef HQ and are waiting to be unpacked. Exciting times. Remember the Joseph Joseph Quicksnap Ice-trays? They’re here, along with the rest of the Joseph Joseph Spring collection. We love this part, the... Continue reading

Ice, ice maybe?

Pretty much everyone has experienced the low-grade but enduring frustration of the moulded ice-tray. While we are mostly grateful for its invention, it leaves a lot to be desired. For decades, beverage drinkers have tried to develop an ice-tray twisting... Continue reading

We heart Hartenberg

Last week Thursday,we had a serious treat. Our friends at Hartenberg Estate in Stellenbosch invited us to something quite different and rather fantastic – a Charcuterie, Olive and Wine pairing. Pairings are the thing, when it comes to wine. You’ll... Continue reading