4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

17th August 2017

Why do Melkies love Melkbosstrand?  Below are some of the reasons in pictures.

Colyn maak lekker Corn Dogs

Colyn maak lekker Corn Dogs

6th July 2017

Hier’s nog ‘n lekker resep en storie uit die kombuis van die bekende sjef Colyn Serfontein van Colyn maak Man Kos faam. Deur Colyn Serfontein “Man Kos is mos iets wat maklik geëet kan word. Jy vat dit sommer so met die hand en daar gaan jy. Nou hierdie AmerikaanseRead More

Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

17th August 2017

Neighbourhood watches are in the fast lane thanks to a new system. The system, that comprises base radios and applications like WhatsApp, Telegram and Link, allows 79 city neighbourhood watches (including those in Melkbosstrand, Atlantis and Parklands) to relay incidents, post warnings or request emergency assistance. The neighbourhood watch radioRead More

Mandrax, ‘Tomato plants’ & Other Paraphernalia lead to Arrests

Mandrax, ‘Tomato plants’ & Other Paraphernalia lead to Arrests

17th August 2017

A tip-off from an anonymous caller lead to the arrest of four suspected drug dealers in Table View. According to  police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler one of them offered an ingenious excuse. He claimed that a cannabis plant was in fact a “tomato plant.” The arrests took place early MondayRead More

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Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

17th August 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Neighbourhood watches are in the fast lane thanks to a new system. The system, that comprises base radios and applications like WhatsApp, Telegram and Link, allows 79 city neighbourhood watches (including those in Melkbosstrand, Atlantis and Parklands) to relay incidents, post warnings or request emergency assistance. The neighbourhood watch radioRead More

R3-Million Dagga Bust in T’View Flat

R3-Million Dagga Bust in T’View Flat

10th August 2017 at 10:28 am 2 comments

An early morning search for a man who had allegedly assaulted a woman and her child, yielded big returns for Table View police. The woman directed them to a flat in Sandown Estate, where police then found dried hydroponic dagga valued at R3 million! According to police spokesperson Captain FCRead More

Galjoen Derby Results

Galjoen Derby Results

9th August 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

The recent Melkbosstrand Galjoen Derby attracted a shoal of anglers. 140 Anglers took part. This is in comparison with the 120 that took part in 2016. The anglers were able to fish along a long strand of beach between Cape Town Harbour and Yzerfontein. According to the secretary of theRead More

Scene from a Farmstall

Scene from a Farmstall

9th August 2017 at 9:49 am 0 comments

Come five o’ clock in the afternoon the Farmyard farmstall on the busy R27 appears deceptively quiet. It’s closed its doors for the day. But outside the butter yellow building life continues. The resident chickens take over. A group of hens cluster on the stoep, and cluck-cluck companionably in Chickenese.Read More

Mellow Yellow

Mellow Yellow

24th July 2017 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

My journey as a foodie started more than half a century ago in an old-fashioned farm kitchen in Albertinia district. The kitchen was a headache for my mother, who presided over it in kitchen goddess style. The reason was this: It had been painted the wrong yellow. It was moreRead More

Angel’s Hair

Angel’s Hair

24th July 2017 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

A Sunday evening call to my father  took an unexpected turn. “I wish I could eat melkkos again,” my father said. “Your grandfather made it. It was delicious.” The longing that colored his voice set me thinking about the foods of yesteryear. And particularly about melkkos, also known as milkfood,Read More

Kitchen Goddess

Kitchen Goddess

24th July 2017 at 11:28 am 0 comments

Our senses get singing around lunchtime on a Saturday in Stanford. The occasion is a meal. A very special meal at Marianas. For the initiated one need not say more. For those who have not yet eaten at the whitewashed Victorian cottage in Du Toit Street, let me say this:Read More

Herinnering: Die Waterbul Poeding het die dag laat Af-Rat

Herinnering: Die Waterbul Poeding het die dag laat Af-Rat

24th July 2017 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Hoe vinnig eet jy? Ekself eet sommer so bo-oor my rekenaar, wat IT-mense malmaak as die krummelreën neerstort tussen die klawers. Maar dit beteken nie dat ek nie van beter weet nie! Ek onthou nog die dae van stadig en ritualisties kou aan lekkernye soos die Waterbul poeding. Vir diegeneRead More

From Vredenburg to T’View

From Vredenburg to T’View

19th July 2017 at 9:46 am 0 comments

Vredenburg detectives made a curious discovery yesterday. They were trying to trace a man suspected of committing armed robbery last year. At about 06:30 the detectives approached a house in Oxford Road in Vredenburg, “and was again informed by an occupant of the house that the person they are lookingRead More

‘Lady friend’ allegedly took part in robbery

‘Lady friend’ allegedly took part in robbery

15th July 2017 at 10:35 am 0 comments

What a friend… A few weeks after he had befriended a woman at a restaurant, a Bloubergstrand man became the victim of a house robbery. The robbery took place on 14 June at a Bloubergstrand residence that doubles as a guest house. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, theRead More

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