Archive for May, 2017

Denzel Koenana.

Huiskok Winner’s Plans for Mother’s Day

13th May 2017 at 6:08 am 0 comments

At least one West Coast mom is certain of getting a superb Mother’s Day meal tomorrow. Denzel Koenana, who is Kuier magazine’s assistant food editor and winner of the 2016 Huiskok competition, will be preparing a special Mother’s Day lunch for mom Jannetjie Schassers. That’s one thing Koenana, who livesRead More

Kanya Hunt’s old-fashioned Golden Cake

Kanya Hunt’s old-fashioned Golden Cake

12th May 2017 at 7:10 am 0 comments

Kitchen goddess Kanya Hunt will be baking an old-fashioned Golden Cake for Mother’s Day. She has kindly allowed us to share the recipe, and the story. Jaun Haas Photography took the photos. By Kanya Hunt “Mother’s day is upon us. To spoil my mom I will bake her a cakeRead More

Quiz Night

Quiz Night

11th May 2017 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

The Fellows for Cancer Trust will host a quiz night on 5 July at the Koeberg Cricket Club. What to expect: Twenty questions, great fun, booby prizes and perhaps a raffle too. The event will last about two hours and participants will be able to order drinks and dinner andRead More

Local stalwarts Smokie la Grange and Una Beukman, closest to the camera. Photos:

ACVV’s Inspiring Fundraiser

11th May 2017 at 3:46 pm 1 comment

ACVV Koeberg held their annual fundraiser this morning. And while the morning was cold, the hearts of the ladies gathered in the hall of the Reformed Church in Robben Road in Melkbosstrand most decidedly were not. Inspiration & need “We’re here to help you. To walk with you,” social workerRead More

Meet the Fellers from Burger Fellers

Meet the Fellers from Burger Fellers

11th May 2017 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

Burger Fellers’ three fellers raised a generous amount for the Melkbosstrand Neighbourhood Watch yesterday. They sold a whopping 200 burgers at R50 each. R10 of the sale of each burger goes towards our Neighbourhood Watch Licence Plate Recognition (LRP) system. This initiative will continue the whole month, says Burger Fellers’Read More

Colyn and Daleen Serfontein. Photo: Facebook

Colyn Serfontein: ‘Every Day is Mother’s Day’

11th May 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

Well-known chef and artisan baker Colyn Serfontein’s (Colyn Kook Man Kos) lost his mother years ago. But he firmly believes “that every day is Mother’s Day.” Not just this coming Sunday 14 May. “I have to let you down and tell you that my children will be taking me wifeRead More

Confiscated abalone. Photo for illustration

58 Bags of Perlemoen Confiscated

11th May 2017 at 6:48 am 0 comments

A large amount of perlemoen was confiscated in Table View on Tuesday. According to Table View police station commander, Colonel Dirk Vosloo “58 blue bags of frozen abalone (perlemoen) were handed in at Table View SAPS on Tuesday. The perlemoen was taken by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and FisheriesRead More

Mabel Simpson. Photos:

What a Stylish Centenarian will do on Mother’s Day

11th May 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Centenarian Mabel Simpson from Melkbosstrand will be going out for lunch this Mother’s Day. This is not unusual at all. At the great old age of 100 years she still dresses elegantly, still has her silver hair done just so, and still dances until she is stiff. On Sunday MabelRead More

Seafood & Soul food for Artists

Seafood & Soul food for Artists

9th May 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

Art and good food go together. But getting the latter in the remote west coast town of Hondeklipbaai is not easy, says landscape painter Madeleine “Madz” Baumgarten. Originally from the Free State, her preferences are for Boerekos. But since settling in Hondeklipbaai with her partner and fellow artist Deon ‘Villain’Read More

Local is Lekker

Local is Lekker

8th May 2017 at 10:43 am 0 comments

What is your favourite eatery on the West Coast? And why do you go there time and again? Does it appeal to you because it is local and lekker? There are so many local and lekker eateries on the West Coast that we’ve decided to name some. (And we’ll doRead More



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