Lean and deep

Born in Burgundy, the Chardonnay grape is a world traveller, known to adapt to any environment thrown at it. Here on home ground, West...

When life gives you pumpkins … bake bread

Kids fancy it, grown-ups love it … yellow pumpkin bread is hard to beat. Being quick and easy, industrious West Coast housewives always whipped...

In the slow lane

If snakes give you the heebie-jeebies, don’t worry about the harmless olive house snakes. Although these nocturnal and terrestrial slow movers behave similarly to...

Get a mind-body-soul fix

When life starts snowballing and you feel like death, it’s time to get your body and mind ship-shape with a therapeutic modality. ROLFING Created by biochemist...

Learn bird lingo

Don’t wing it. Instead, unlock the secrets of your feathered friends’ communication. Pet bird owners will know full well that their avian charges can be...

Gallery gallivanting

From impressionist to abstract, a wealth of visual culture is on tap in Riebeek-Kasteel on a walking tour of art galleries. And because the...

In a mould of his own

Hard knocks in life didn’t deter this man from fulfilling his destiny as a sculptor. Overcoming mountains is exactly what Andries Dirks did to turn...

Absolutely!

If the measure of a good guesthouse is décor, then Absolute Castillo in Riebeek-Kasteel should get six stars. Its diverse colour pallet provides a...

Nicely spicy

If your guilty pleasure is spicy food, La Parilla in Riebeek-Kasteel won’t let you down in both their classic and sometimes not-so-classic Latin-American cuisine....

Get a crock of this

Alikreukel, jou lekker ding! Meaty like clams and as sweet as oysters, these hard-shelled molluscs are known by an array of names, so take...