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This is one of those incredibly simple recipes that you can adapt easily for any occasion:  a fancy dinner party or a first date, a braai with a difference, a canapé, or as a healthy picnic option.  If yellowtail is not available or you’re not a fan, then substitute it with a similarly sustainable fish like tuna, hake, gurnard or angelfish.

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There are few things more appeasing in life than spending a slow Saturday morning in a place where your eyes feast as happily as your tummy does.  Nook Eatery in central Stellenbosch is one of those places.

I met my friend Leaine for a girlie brunch at Nook as neither one of us had been there before.  Luke, the co-owner, runs the front of house and settled us in to a corner table next to a big store-front window.

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Part of my job in product development is to research different packaging options.  In a world where the food we eat is a lot more processed that it was 20 years ago, it becomes increasingly important to ensure that our food is packaged responsibly, so that our individual & collective contributions to landfills are significantly reduced.  Equally, we are bombarded by advertisements on television,  the internet, in magazines and other publications, and thus dynamism in packaging design becomes vital if you want your brand and product to stand out amongst the competition.

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Bags, beautiful bags!

Last Thursday I attended the Spring/Summer launch of Chloe Townsend’s very fabulous & iconic leather accessory collection.  Inspired by Lear’s poem The Owl and The Pussycat, the design elements were unashamedly vibrant.  Think shimmering metallics & tropical colours applied to handbags, shoes and belts in Chloe’s bold trademark style. The collection begs to be shown off,  and if you’re looking for a key accessory piece for this summer, you need not look anywhere else.

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