Monthly Archives: December 2013

Where to eat outdoors this summer in Cape Town | Milk and Cookies SA

Where to eat outdoors this summer in central Cape Town

Well, well, well, summer, you’ve arrived again and it’s just so lovely to see you.    Basking in your rays of sunshine, coming off the beach with sandy, salty hair; there’s nothing better than sitting outside with a cool beverage in your hand during summer. The Mother City is something special during these many glorious months and […]

Christmas Cookies with fruitcake recipe Milk and Cookies

Christmas cookies with fruitcake filling

Hello festive season: any excuse to eat sweets, Christmas cookies, and decadent treats for the next 2 weeks.  I went into this recipe thinking I was going to be giving most of these away and it wouldn’t be a problem keeping them around because I generally do not like fruit mince and even candied fruit […]

The best of the garden route | MIlk and Cookies SA

The best restaurants all along the Garden Route, South Africa

The top picks along South Africa’s most famous drive. From fine dining, to fish and chips, to markets galore, there’s something for whatever you fancy. The Garden Route is a gift of gorgeous food along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.  While the people living there already know the secret to life […]

The essential foodie gift guide | Milk and Cookies SA

The essential foodie gift guide

Make life easy this festive season and get people what they actually want with these spot on gift ideas. For the celebrity chef aficionado:  Cookbooks It may seem like a typical gift to give your friend who already has 20 Jamie Oliver book s, but we’re telling you, your friend is a sucker for food […]

Grand Parade | Milk and Cookies SA

Honouring Nelson Mandela at the Grand Parade in Cape Town

The heaviness that hangs over the Mother City and South Africa lays like a weight on the world’s shoulders.  Here’s to a rare soul who gave his life to honour other’s civil liberties and freedoms. Singing in honour of Madiba. Flowers laid to rest from a grateful gathering of the public. Flags at half-mast for the […]

Browser and Grazer Tribe Coffee | Milk and Cookies SA

Tribe Coffee has a new roommate – Browser and Grazer purveyors of fine catering

Tribe Coffee bunks up with Browser and Grazer at the Foundry in Woodstock. The Foundry is trendy, there’s little doubt about that, but Tribe Coffee and its neighbours are subtly unpretentious and their vibe is mature enough that they get who they are.   Graffiti on the walls and awesome open brick face, they pull it off. […]