take a drive to Mosselbay [done]

MOSSEL BAY  No trip to Mossel bay could be complete without a visit to the Diaz Museum.The museum not only houses a life size replica of Diaz’ caravel , which carried him around the Cape in 1488, but is also a showcase of the endeavours of the old seafarers and their...

coffee – make mine a Nespresso please. [done]

I love a good cup of coffee…Remember, we lived in Namibia for 13 years and there we were introduced to a European style cafe culture. Often the coffee there is served with milk enriched with evaporated milk. We could buy imported coffee brands long before our...

Cape Snoek…wolves of the sea [done]

RECIPE  for  Snoek Spread:  Saute 1 medium sized onion in 30ml butter until soft and transparent . Add about 200 gram flaked and deboned snoek, juice of a small lemon, 125ml creme fresh (or  cottage cheese) salt and pepper to taste as well as a shake of Worcestershire...

Philda’s favourite fish pie [done]

Our son Eckart is a spear-fisherman of note. His dad and brothers are not too shabby as sea-hunters either. When the Benkenstein men bring home  fish we eat fish for three days in a row. This is one  recipe that I can honestly claim as my own and it works perfectly...