Tag Archives: Top 10

MasterChef SA Season 4 Week 3: Top 10 contestants, tomatoes, cake, honey and abalone on the menu!






The MasterChef SA Kitchen is getting hotter and hotter, and sadly three more contestants were eliminated in the past week.

During the past week a guest chef and a guest baker came to visit, and new challenges were set to the Kitchen Cook contestants. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 50 of Level 1, 9 November 2020.


Monday 9 November 2020, Day 50 of Level 1, Day 228 of Lockdown 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a sunny but cool day at 18C; for a long sleep; for a busy morning writing and Social Media posting about the Wellington Wine Walk; for a Camps Bay walk, stopped by two Sea Point ladies who were astounded by my pearls I was wearing and not being scared to do so 😱; for being entertained by a kite surfer in the Camps Bay Tidal Pool; for a walk to Bakoven with lots of litter; for a busy week coming up; for another SwitchBitch book sale 🙏; and for being happy and healthy. Continue reading →

SA Top 10 Restaurant List loses one of its stars as Restaurant at Waterkloof closes down in two weeks!


It was a surprise message from Chef Gregory Czarnecki this morning that his Restaurant at Waterkloof will close down on 22 November, a Covid casualty. His future plans nor those of the restaurant space at the Waterkloof Winery are not yet known. Chef Gregory opened the restaurant eleven years ago, and he soon became known for his magnificent food presentation, and for his desserts in particular.

Restaurant at Waterkloof was named the number one restaurant in our country in the Eat Out Top 10 Awards in 2018.  Last year it was ranked third on the list. Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 11 of Level 3, 11 June 2020.


11 June 2020, Day 11 of Level 3, after 66 days of Lockdown Levels 5 and 4. 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for hordes of rain overnight and today, accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning, but not as dramatic as it sounded, expected for the whole morning, but it was short-lived; for the comfort of my bed, in which I wrote this morning, with Minsky lying next to me to keep warm; for the size of our garage here, allowing me to do a good number of steps before the sun came out for a while, so that I could do a walk to the Beachfront and back, not getting as wet on my walk as I did yesterday; for the brandy I have in my home to add to my tea to warm myself up inside; for having my own home-made soup in the fridge, sharing some with Henry at lunchtime; for feeling happy and healthy. 🙏💙 Continue reading →