Peanut butter and nutella frosting

Let’s just take a moment to reflect on the awesomeness of the above cake. Despite the cake batter being as runny as pancake batter, and my scepticism that it will actually work, it baked wonderfully, and it didn’t disintegrate into 1000 pieces when I took it out of the pan. Compared to my last few… 

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Mo-zos 6 chicken wings

#ChickenWingChallenge: Mo-zo’s Fast Food

We are currently on the hunt for Joburg’s best chicken wings. Follow our #chickenwingchallenge posts to find the tastiest wings that the city of gold has on offer. Got a favourite we haven’t tried yet? Let us know in the comments. Meet the hungry people: The Verdict: Where: Mo-Zo’s Fast Food What: 6 buffalo wings in BBQ sauce Cost: R35 Cooking Method: Flame… 

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Vanilla Ice cream with vanilla bean

Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

“It’s a bit vanilla, isn’t it?, A bit ordinary, nothing to light fireworks for.” Whilst vanilla is usually used to describe something pretty standard, there is something wonderful about a well made vanilla ice cream. Ice cream flecked with specks of fresh vanilla seeds, scraped out of a pod and infused into a creamy base,… 

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London in 24 hours

A whirlwind tour of London

I was lucky to have 24 hours to spend in London at the end of a business trip to the UK earlier this year. Having never stepped foot onto the soil of my ancestors, I was giddy with excitement. I was staying at a hotel near the airport, so I could catch a shuttle, then… 

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Breakfast Bagel

Urban Angel Cafe {Restaurant Review}

Who would of thought you could find a gem of a restaurant tucked away in an obscure office park? I certainly didn’t, and since I am always on the lookout for somewhere new to eat in my area, I was so excited when I stumbled across a review in the local paper for Urban Angel… 

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Universal studios globe

Universal Studios Singapore

What do Shrek, Lemurs and Jurassic Park have in common? They all form part of the magical world of Universal Studios Theme Park in Singapore. When your only theme park experience consists of whiplash on the rundown shells at Gold Reef City, entering the gates of Universal Studios  is a surreal experience. You are greeted… 

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People at Chatuchak market bangkok

Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok

My introduction to public transport in a foreign city happened in Bangkok, the overhead BTS skytrain was clearly visible from our taxi ride into the city and I couldn’t wait to get checked into our hotel so we could rush out again to explore everything I had meticulously researched months before our trip.  Walking down… 

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Nineteen69 Pub and Grill {Restaurant Review}

I was quite surprised when the Keg in Boskruin closed, well not entirely, it was a bit of a hole, but it was a busy hole, especially on weekends and major sporting event evenings. The restaurant stood empty for a number of months, but recently it was renovated and a new restaurant by the name… 

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KFC Zinger Wings

#ChickenWingChallenge: KFC Zinger Wings

We are currently on the hunt for Joburg’s best chicken wings. Follow our #chickenwingchallenge posts to find what’s worth the finger licking and the wings worth avoiding. Got a favourite we haven’t tried yet? Let us know in the comments. Meet the hungry people: The Verdict: Where: KFC What: 8 Hot Zinger Wings Cost: R28.90 Cooking Method: Deep Fried Jess says: The KFC wings… 

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