Post Tagged with: "Melkbosstrand"

Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

20th June 2017 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Every weekend intrepid Melksbosstrand photographer Denise Crawford takes to the road, and photographs the picturesque villages of the West Coast. Sometimes they’re not villages but bigger and grander places, but one won’t be pedantic about this. The West Coast is at heart, for many of us still a series ofRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

19th June 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “You’d get out there early today (Monday), because it sounds as if Father Neptune is really angry: the waves are breaking on the outer reefs in these windless conditions. The wind starts to pick up around mid-morning bringing some rain. So get those JoJo tanks ready! On TuesdayRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

12th June 2017 at 10:10 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “Hope you had a lekker weekend! It’s Monday and the surf has picked up, but the wind is still from the north causing it to be lumpy and bumpy. This means you can go to work without FOMO (fear of missing out on). Or you could try catchRead More

As Pretty as a Snowdrop

As Pretty as a Snowdrop

10th June 2017 at 7:09 am 0 comments

It may have been miserable on the weather front, but for at least one youngster this week has had a highlight. Caroline Silwer (12) tried on her new church dress at Mary Poppe’s haberdashery shop in the Palm Centre in Melkbosstrand yesterday afternoon. She also bravely posed for a photoRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

5th June 2017 at 9:29 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “What a weekend of surf! Saturday saw glassy conditions until the wind and rain came suddenly. Sunday was a classic windless surf day! If you can, work from home on Monday, because it is a classic surf day with no wind and leftover swell from the weekend. AllRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

2nd June 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “This week has got to go down as one of the best surfing weeks in 2017. And it just doesn’t stop. Whether you are a surfer, body boarder, kite surfer or sup surfer, Melkbosstrand is the place to be! What has been a week of EPIC swell isRead More

Sudden Deaths: Dockets have been opened

18th May 2017 at 8:50 am 0 comments

Melkbosstrand Police have opened two sudden death dockets. Police spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard says that police received a complaint about a person lying on the pavement next to Otto du Plessis at 11.50 am yesterday morning. Upon arrival on the scene they found a 60-year-old female, who was later declaredRead More

Tunafeesh says it's another great beach day.

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

17th May 2017 at 9:18 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh Looks like Wednesday is going to be your best option of getting some surfing in with a push in the swell in the late afternoon. The swell tends to drop off for the weekend but the good news is that the temperature increases to 30 degrees on Sunday.Read More

Behind the Scenes at Maranello

Behind the Scenes at Maranello

15th May 2017 at 6:36 am 0 comments

Something’s cooking at Trattoria Maranello in Melkbosstrand. Local artist Claudia is busy transforming the backyard of “the house of Ferrari-Food.” When she is finished the “backyard-without-a-view will be very much a backyard-with-a-view, and a distinctly Cape Town one at that. Claudia interrupted her work on the 3-D murals to smileRead 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

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