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Diana Ceramics ‘fires’ up SA restaurants to excellence!

imageOn Thursday I attended a function in the Cape Town Harbour, and spontaneously called ceramicist Diana Ferreira, to ask her if I could visit her studio in Paarden Eiland close by. Diana is one of our country’s leading ceramicists, specializing  in restaurant dinnerware. Continue reading →

WhaleTales Tourism, Food, and Wine news headlines: 19 February

WhaleTalesTourism, Food, and Wine news headlines

*   Camps Bay has made the 11th spot on the list of TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Top 25 Beaches in the World. Ahead of Camps Bay on the top 10 list are Baia do Sancho in Brazil, Grace Bay in Turks & Caisos, Rabbit Beach in Sicily, Playa Paraiso Beach in Cuba, Playa de Ses Illetes in the Baleiric Islands, Anse Lazio in the Seychelles, White Beach in Aklon Province, Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsunday Islands, and Elafonissi Beach in Greece.  Camps Bay is the only African beach on the list.

*   Neill Anthony: The Private Chef is a new 13-episode lifestyle and cooking show to be screened on SABC3 from 15 March, at 16h30.  It will reflect the cooking and catering Chef Neill does for high society and A-list socialites in their homes, as well as the sourcing of ingredients.  Chef Neill has worked with Chefs Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Waering in London.  The programme series is likely to be sold to international broadcasters.  ‘Food is what I do. Keeping it local, seasonal and rustic‘ said Chef Neill.

*   Noble Hill won three Gold Medals at the Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards, a competition judged by women Continue reading →