Archive for July, 2017

Who’s that Boy Chef?

Who’s that Boy Chef?

8th July 2017 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Look who’s cooking! The winner of the Banks Youth Day Cook-Off 2016 competition is hard at work in the kitchen of the Seafood Lapa in Melkbosstrand. Reagan Muller (14) took time off yesterday to chat to Melkbos.net about his passion (food!) and his hero (not Jamie Oliver!). The young chef’sRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

7th July 2017 at 9:25 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “How fast did this week go! This weekend you can prepare yourself for strong onshore northwesterlies on Saturday. It will cause the surf to be fairly messy so if you are a die-hard surfer your best bet would be the purple toilets on high tide in solid 3Read More

Colyn maak lekker Corn Dogs

Colyn maak lekker Corn Dogs

6th July 2017 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

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

My Secret Melkbos

My Secret Melkbos

6th July 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

My secret Melkbos is purely my own, just as everyone else’s would be his or her own. Mine faces the wrong way, one can say, as it has its back to the beach. It faces inland, and it has no coastal aspect. It has a distinctly inland aspect instead, thanksRead More

Welcome to the Feast

Welcome to the Feast

6th July 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The Seafood Lapa has been given another West Coast injection. It’s not as if this golden oldie in Beach Road in Melkbosstrand needs to be given more West Coast blood, but it can never do harm. Enter Patrick Muller, former chef of The Palm Restaurant in distant St. Helena Bay.Read More

The Trials & Tribulations of a Small-Town Hack

The Trials & Tribulations of a Small-Town Hack

5th July 2017 at 9:06 am 0 comments

By Linza de Jager One can’t spread stoep stories if you live in a small town, which is hard. Let’s face it. Being honest is hard, especially if one is a hack, and has to make one’s living from writing. It’s because of the smallness of the town, and theRead More

Horse Power!

Horse Power!

5th July 2017 at 8:02 am 0 comments

Beauty! Power! Speed! These marvellous racehorses were recently photographed at Milnerton racecourse and stables by Denise Crawford. Though the racecourse is not used for racing anymore, it is still used for the training and stabling of race horses. The surroundings have of course changed, with much of the land aroundRead More

Vredenburg Drug Bust

Vredenburg Drug Bust

5th July 2017 at 8:01 am 0 comments

Police confiscated a large amount of tik and mandrax in Vredenburg yesterday. Reacting to a tip-off police conducted a search of a house in Vredenpark. They confiscated 334 Mandrax tablets and 299.5 g tik with a combined estimated street value of R121 525. According to police spokesperson Sinathi Joni a manRead More

Milnerton Drug Bust

Milnerton Drug Bust

4th July 2017 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Milnerton police seized ephedrine, tik, ecstasy tables, cocaine and heroin in the early hours of yesterday morning. The drugs have an estimated street value of R150 000. Members of Milnerton Operation Combat reacted to a tip off that drugs were being sold at a house in Libra Road in Milnerton. AccordingRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

3rd July 2017 at 9:47 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “On Monday we have windless conditions throughout the day with the surf in the 2 meter range. Pick your small wave spot anywhere along the Atlantic side because it’s going to be great! The water still seems to be in the 14º range, so you may be luckyRead More

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