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Gâteaux on 95

This past year, small businesses never ceased to amaze me with their hard work and talent. Just when I thought I saw – and tasted – what they had to offer, Gâteaux on 95 treated my taste buds with croissant creations and chocolate decadence. But I don’t want to let the pastry out of the…

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Hazel Food Market

Hazel Food Market is a pop-up market in Lynnwood and is situated inside the Phobians Athletics Club, which is at 378 Queen’s Cres.   At the Hazel Food Market, you will find some of the best food and products Pretoria has to offer. You’ll enjoy a selection of fresh fruit and vegetables, and deli-style products.…

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Freezer-friendly Flatbreads from Proe.deli

Proe.deli specialises in gourmet flatbreads inspired by Moroccan and Cuban flavours. You’ll find them at festivals and food markets, but they’re also available for personalised catering; they work from your kitchen or do a set-up at the venue. But that’s not all they got cooking!   Before lockdown, you had to wait for the weekend…

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Royal Danish Ice Cream

I didn’t know writing about ice cream would make me this happy! And to be writing about the legenDAIRY (or dairy-free) Royal Danish Ice Cream makes me even happier.   When I think about Royal Danish, I think of Sunday-afternoon-treats. I still enjoy it when I drive past their shop to see all the happy…

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Proe.deli is all about tasty food. Just by scrolling through their Instagram feed, you can taste the colourful flavours. Yes, I said colourful flavours because they’re inspired by ingredients from around the world.   “We always find a way to make it our own. From Cape Town to Morocco, Thailand to Cuba; non-traditional is our…

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My Go-To Restaurants In Pretoria

First things first, I’m not one for five-star dining experiences. I love to keep it cosy and casual. And if hear the word tapas, I turn into a wild animal! Not really… being wild sounds too exhausting, but I do LOVE tapas.   Here are my favourite go-to restaurants in Pretoria, in – yes, my…

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Fun Food Markets to Visit in Pretoria

From farm-fresh organic vegetables, grass-fed biltong, or just a good old-fashioned pancake, the food markets in Pretoria have you covered. It’s also a great idea when you don’t know what to do for the next date or family outing. Here is my pick of fun food markets to visit in Pretoria. With an array of…

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