Archive for July, 2017

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

Galjoen Derby! Fishy Fun!

Galjoen Derby! Fishy Fun!

12th July 2017 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

The annual Melkbosstrand Galjoen Derby promises to be a shoal of fun. The derby, which is in its fifteenth year, will take place on Saturday 5 August. It will start bright and early, at 6 0’ clock in the morning. And it will take place along a vast stretch ofRead More

T’View: Arrested on Sunday, in Court on Tuesday

T’View: Arrested on Sunday, in Court on Tuesday

11th July 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

A man suspected of having burgled a business near Boy de Goede Circle in Table View during the early hours of Sunday morning will appear in court today. According to Table View police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler police traced the suspect to his home in Potsdam Road after studying surveillanceRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

11th July 2017 at 9:19 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “I’m on two weeks leave – oh yeah! It’s Tuesday and it looks like the wave machine is taking a break and the crayfish are able to leave their holes from the pounding waves crashing the Melkbos reefs! The swell is in the 2 meter range but droppingRead More

Increase in Robberies, T’View Police Warn

Increase in Robberies, T’View Police Warn

8th July 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

According to Table View Police robberies are on the increase. Police urge people to refrain from talking on their cellphones while walking in public. Many victims have been threatened with dangerous weapons, and their cell phones taken from them by force. One such incident took place recently when a thiefRead More

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