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4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

17th August 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

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

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

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

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

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