Author Archives: The Global Table

Hot contenders to vie for culinary title

THE Kitchen Maestro 2013 champion is about to be crowned! Will it be creative kitchen dynamo Dallas Land of Jeffreys Bay or cool, calm and quietly confident Martinette Magnee of Walmer Heights in Port Elizabeth? The two emerged as the … Continue reading

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‘Bubbalicious’ Trish triumphs

SHE’S impulsive, over the top and the newest darling of South African reality television. Meet Trish Difford, aka Bubba, whose crazy and comedic antics on the hit BBC Entertainment cooking series Come Dine With Me South Africa caused a frenzy … Continue reading

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Dallas makes it to Kitchen Maestro semi’s

IT WAS third time lucky for Dallas Land of Jeffreys Bay, the fifth and final semi-finalist in the annual Kitchen Maestro Competition. Dallas won his cook-off on Saturday after two previous narrow misses and so completes the lineup of five … Continue reading

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DJ Drew excels in Come Dine With Me

LATE-NIGHT radio presenter Drew Serfontein talked and cooked his way into winning this week’s Port Elizabeth episode – one of three filmed in the city – of Come Dine With Me South Africa. Drew, of Lorraine, was paired with Mill … Continue reading

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Sarah ticks the ‘Come Dine With Me’ box

COOKING on Come Dine With Me South Africa for a group of complete strangers while being filmed for national television turned out to be a breeze for Walmer mum and landscape artist Sarah Stevens. Sarah, who won her episode of … Continue reading

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Chenel has her spot in Kitchen Maestro semis

AN INTENSE fourth and penultimate round of the Walmer Park Shopping Centre Kitchen Maestro competition saw 34-year-old Chenel Robey of Walmer Downs in Port Elizabeth securing her spot in the semifinals. Robey, a Sharepoint developer contracted to the Nelson Mandela … Continue reading

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Join us for food and wine pairing at The Granary

IF INNOVATIVE flavour combinations are your thing then circle Saturday November 23 on your calendar, when Weekend Post will host a not-to-be-missed Wine & Dine event in Port Elizabeth. The evening will take the form of a food-and-wine pairing that … Continue reading

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Indian sweets for annual Diwali feast

THE Daya home at 59 Crammer Street in Port Elizabeth’s predominantly Indian suburb of Malabar is a frenzied place to be this time of year. And Nirmalla Daya’s kitchen is the nerve centre as it is where she spends up … Continue reading

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Heidi wins Kitchen Maestro cook-off 3

AUDIENCE participation was taken to a whole new level during the third cook-off of the Kitchen Maestro competition at the Walmer Park Shopping Centre in Port Elizabeth this past weekend. Heidi Reid, 41, of Lorraine, was an active audience member … Continue reading

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Martinette through to the semis of Kitchen Maestro 2013

  THE second cook-off of the annual Kitchen Maestro competition had all the elements of a suspense drama, including a knife injury, an intense time trial, high voltage stress and a near-incomplete meal from one of the contestants. This did … Continue reading

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