Sonja's Blog

One of the Best Restaurants in Newlands & Claremont

I get a lovely warm fuzzy feeling to be recognised as one of the best amongst the brass in the Newlands & Claremont area. We bow our heads with thanks…

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Roti’s, chapati & cockney rhyming slang

Some folks call it a chapati, I called it a roti. If you are travelling around India, Nepal or Sri Lanka you will find this round flatbread on the side of most dishes.…

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Crunchy Cinnamon Granola

It’s gluten-free, refined sugar-free and yes totes delicious. Do you want the recipe? Save time & batch cook… So it’s bulk granola day at my house. I make a 2-3kg…

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Bespoke foodie commisions

Where did it all begin? Although I didn’t realise it at the time, I spent many of my favourite years in a dungeon of a kitchen on the South Bank…

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Jammy Dodgers and other recipes for Yuppiechef

Oooh I love a Jammy Dodger. A London staple biccie in our household, but did you know they are a doddle to make! Something triggered my memory this weekend, maybe…

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Adventures of a Foodie..

Winter is showing itself! Sitting here with a cup of tea as I write, a bowl of salted caramel & ginger toffees, homemade of course! I thought I ought to…

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Larder is voted in Top brunch spots in Cape Town

We love LOVE CAPE TOWN, it’s a brilliant initiative  of Cape Town Tourism and the City of Cape Town, an online portal for visitors and locals with an enormous following…

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Johnny Depp gets Top rating

Johnny Depp, who doesn’t love this man? Our version of a Benedict,  somewhat legendary at The Larder, we call it a Johnny Depp. To find out why read I LOVE…

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I Love Foodies

I LOVE FOODIES Editorial team is headed up by obsessed food & coffee lovers, Benike and Sabine Palfi, who are also keen travellers. Their blog is a fantastic guide to…

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Larder in SA Top Ten Coffee Spots

  Big Seven Travel, the definitive online guide for local and international travellers, recently published its list of Top Ten Coffee Spots in South Africa.  This list was voted for…

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  • This week has been a good week! I was feeling quite glum with May coming to an end and the @eatoutguide funding being used to all its good. I, not only was feeling sad to have no more food to feed but also missing my team I'm working with. All the happy faces we see when we give these little faces a bow of substantial homemade food jam-packed with nutrients and @umthunzifarmingcommunity organic veg. 
Then @janiecole12 from @musicbeyondbordersza popped into the cafe carrying the largest bag of spuds I've ever seen!!! Thank you so so much!! People you need to see how a little goes a long way!!! I will be making something special with if for my people at @philisa_abafazi Rondevlei site this week with these beauties!!! Potatoes are such a warming comfort!

Also @nicky_hanssen words cannot express the gratitude of your very generous dash donation, this will feed my site for 2 more weeks at least!! Courage & kindness
  • Come in fast guys these won't be here long! They are warm and utterly perfect
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  • Our gorgeous ORGANIC veggies from @umthunzifarmingcommunity 💞💕 Do you know about Kim & Emmas amazing project.collating all this incredible organic farms and local produce Philipi, Khayelitsha Mitchell Plain and other areas and getting it to us. Supporting the small farmers, small businesses? It's just amazing
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  • Our weekly gorgeous @umthunzifarmingcommunity veg arrival is always a highlight of the day!! Lucky @philisa_abafazi community getting most of this delicious organic veg

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