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Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake
19 June 2020
This easy classic baked vanilla cheesecake is super creamy, and the buttery crust is perfect. Serve with your favourite fruit coulis or compote, it is the ultimate indulgent dessert.
Cape Whale Watching Season
08 June 2020
Each year, the Overberg coastline, and particularly the relatively sheltered waters of Walker Bay and Hermanus, play host to one of nature’s most profound spectacles: the birthing and mating seasons...
Recipe: Moist Carrot Cake
22 May 2020
Executive Chef at The Plettenberg, Kaylinn Shabalala shares one of her favourite recipes with us, Carrot Cake. It is one of her favourites because it fills the house with such sweet and spiced scents.
Enjoy A Three-Day Holiday in Cape Town
05 May 2020
Keep things local and make The Cellars-Hohenort your base for an unforgettable long weekend in Cape Town. Surrounded by nine acres of historic gardens, with views of Table Mountain...
Recognised by Small Luxury Hotels of the World™
26 April 2020
Two of South Africa's Finest Seaside Hotels are the Country's First to be recognised by small luxury hotels of the world™
Home wellness and beauty tips
14 April 2020
Carchele Beauty Spa at The Marine in Hermanus is a haven of pampering and sheer indulgence. Bring that feeling of calm and pampering into your own home, with these self-care and beauty tips from owner, Serene Klue
Get up and glow! Home face mask ideas
10 April 2020
Fresh Wellness Spa, located at both The Cellars-Hohenort and The Plettenberg are wellness havens, set amidst breathtaking surroundings of Cape Town and Plettenberg Bay. Turn your own home into a wellness haven
Recipe: South African Roly–Poly Pudding
08 April 2020
First created in the UK in the early 19th century, this flat-rolled suet pudding is spread with jam and rolled up, similar to a Swiss Roll, before being steamed or baked.
Recipe: Hot Cross Buns
08 April 2020
Whatever its origins, there is no denying that the humble Hot Cross Bun is utterly moreish. Nowadays you can find many variations but our recipe by Tronette Dippenaar...
Recipe: Cape Malay Pickled Fish
04 April 2020
Pickled Fish (also known as ingelegde vis or Kaapse kerrievis) is a quintessential Easter dish in the Cape. With a murky history, this aromatic, spicy dish certainly transcends faiths