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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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Turkish delight treat for tea!

IN OUR recent high tea competition we asked people to send us their top tea-time recipes, whether for a savoury or a sweet treat. And you certainly answered the call as we were overwhelmed by entries, which made it rather … Continue reading

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High tea back with dainty delights

MUCH as I adore my  arabica there is no way I can kick off the day without a fortifying cup of tea – and I confess that for me it always has to be good old Five Roses. Frenetic work … Continue reading

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Lou’s lemony iced tea

When we have sun-drenched days aplenty I love making a big jugful of really refreshing, lemony iced tea. I always find it strange that people buy iced tea in cans when it is so easy – and so very inexpensive … Continue reading

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Make your day with macaroons

MACAROONS are the five-star Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia’s signature “sweeties” and you’re sure to find one on your pillow at turndown at night. Unfortunately I crushed mine on the way in, as I couldn’t control myself in my unbridled … Continue reading

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Lavender Biscuits

The English lavender in our garden is blooming beautifully at the moment and I couldn’t resist baking these floral-scented biscuits, which are lovely for afternoon tea, or you could even serve them crumbled or whole with dessert. These rich and … Continue reading

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High Tea

By Salvelio Meyer While I was having scones and tea the other day, my mind drifted back to the days when my family and I used to travel from Africa to Europe on the Union Castle ships. If I remember … Continue reading

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