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Second Nature
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DRINKS AT THE TABLE with David Cope and Donné Bullivant
It was the energy and beat of the City Bowl that drew Cape Town couple David Cope and Donné Bullivant to their compact apartment in Glaston House on Bree Street. ‘We were always looking to buy an apartment for a short-term rental or AirBnb investment
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Family Matters
On 1 April 2020, Wynand Wilsenach Architects, or W2 as they are known, celebrates 30 years in business — a testament to the strength of good design and the power of a well-run family business. Over the years, the firm has designed some of HL’s favour
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Pairing
‘In putting a cheese spread together, variety is key – it’s always nice to have variations of sheep’s, cow’s and goat’s milk. Also, you’ll want some different textures: some soft, gooey cheeses plus some hard, aged cheeses. (The longer a cheese age
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Kitchen Confidential
There’s always been a lot of heat in our kitchen. Fiery arguments. Hot kisses. Burnt food. What we make there is less important than what happens there. Of course the food is important. I’m a woman who likes to eat. A lot. And well. But it is the hum
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Gather Round
Create a minimalist kitchen by keeping all cabinets, counters and surfaces linear and as simple as possible. Blur the boundaries between the kitchen and living area by choosing a unifying palette. Using varying hues of the same colour and texture wil
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Dinner Date
TIP For a playful touch, set the scene with eye-catching glassware and tactile ceramics in colourful hues. TIP There’s nothing more alluring than a table adorned with dinner candles – play with candle holders in different materials, shapes and heig
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The Traditional Kitchen
The perfect piece to pull together a country-style kitchen is a beautiful wooden table that will age with time and hold its place in the memories made around it. Go plastic free with your laundry and washing accessories. Not only do they look beautif
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Breaking Bread
My mom recently told me that her father, whom I never had the chance to meet, would go back to the kitchen every night after dinner and make himself a sandwich before bed. I’ve never felt more related to someone. I’d like to live my life having a sa
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The Modular Kitchen
Modular elements like these USM Haller systems are a great way to create interesting, non-permanent storage that can be customised to your needs. Exposed storage shelves lend an industrial mood to this look. Purchase these from a hardware store and a
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Here On Earth
What started as a blog exploring designophile Natalie Hauman’s passions evolved into a full-time creative enterprise called Mooi Creative – a boutique design studio specialising in interior design, decoration and content creation, and also the base f
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Stockists
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Now Let’s Eat...
I guess that I’ll start this issue off with a confession of sorts: I’ve never been much of a foodie… (Say what?! The shock, horror, of outing myself in the Ed’s note of a food issue.) For those of you who know me, this won’t come as much of a surpris
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AT THE BREAKFAST TABLE with Jonty Rhodes and family
Shatavari, ashwagandha, tulsi and triphala. Chances are, these aren’t words you’ll find in everyone’s lexicon. They’re Ayurvedic herbs, used for the promotion of health and longevity, and ingredients that are commonplace in the Rhodes household. Adde
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In The Frame
‘The history of architecture is the history of the struggle for light.’ Like many writers, I have an inherent belief that it’s all been said before – and probably better than I could. And in my contemplation of windows and light, and my enquiry into
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Recipe
6 green apples2 kiwi fruit3 figs2 cups grapesA handful of greens (spinach or kale)A few mint leaves1 avocadoA squeeze of lemon Wash the fruit, greens and mint. Scoop the avocado from the skin and set aside. Chop the fruit and greens into pieces sma
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Picnic Time
Cirqula three-piece bowl set in Blue by Mepal R549, Superbalist Stanley Classic vacuum flask in Green R999 (1.9L), Cape Union Mart Vrou-Vrou cotton throw in Tamarind from R3 315 (double size), Mungo Reusable ceramic travel mug in Blue R260 (320
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SNACKS ON THE TERRACE with sisters Vicky Crease and Maira Koutsoudakis
The traditional medieval dwelling that South Africa-based entrepreneur Demi Tsouroulis returns to each year is situated just below the ancient church of Agios Constantinos on the island of Serifos in Greece – on the ruins of a 16th-century Venetian c
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Superwoof, a dog hotel in Woodstock, Cape Town, combines pop art with a superhero aesthetic to give the city’s dogs a bright and beautiful home from home. There’s even an open-sky deck where dogs can relax at the pool. Read more about how your pup ca
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Recipe
2 lemon wedges6 fresh basil leaves, plus extra, for garnishing5ml simple syrup Crushed ice500ml Enosis/Kentos Mastiha liqueur soda water Muddle the lemon wedges and basil leaves with the simple syrup in a Collins glass. Fill with crushed ice, add E
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On Show
Muscat and Durban’s finest craft traditions have been reimagined in the new Bask collection from Bofred. The range celebrates the multicultural notion of home – as they explain: ‘For Bofred, home is an eclectic mix of Durban, South Africa and Muscat
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LUNCH IN THE GARDEN with siblings Bronwyn and Jonathan Cane
For many of us, adulthood means parting from a shared house with your siblings, for better or for worse, but for Bronwyn Cane and her brother Jonathan Cane, many of their best adult years have been spent together under the same roof — now the fifth h
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On The Menu
Playing with your food never looked as good as the carb-crazy ‘bread art’ trend taking over bakeries and kitchens around the world. We particularly love this focaccia named ‘Vincent van Dough’ by Instagrammer vineyardbaker The hilarious catchphrase
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Recipe
Half a 100g jar of anchovy filletsExtra-virgin olive oil4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed2x400g tins whole, peeled Italian tomatoes2 t sugarA handful of chunky sourdough breadcrumbs1x500g packet of spaghetti, cookedA handful of toasted pine nutsHal
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FOOD & FAMILY
I’m the marketing and social media manager for Dokter and Misses, and co-founder of No Rules Cafeteria. I love hosting events and experiences, and bringing strangers together. My family are in the food business. My parents have an Asian food truck in
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IN THE KITCHEN With Karen Dudley And Family
‘When it comes to food and cooking, I learned from my mother how to make “nice” with what we feed the people we love and care about,’ says Karen Dudley, author, cook and creator of The Kitchen, the much-loved Woodstock dining destination that she ope
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Eat Up!
Maps Maponyane’s first burger joint in Linden is the talk of the town, and, if you needed more of a reason to pull into this low-key but fabulously delicious joint, one of their burgers has just been voted the best in the country by Bloomberg. bunsou
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Recipe
For the chimichurri:40g fresh coriander,stalks removed40g Italian parsley,stalks removed1/2 chilli, chopped2 garlic cloves, crushed2 T red-wine vinegar1/2 cup olive oil Blitz the first five ingredients in your food processor, and slowly add the oli
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Range Roving
We’re not entirely sure how Xandre Kriel is able to make metal bend like paper, but we’re enthralled by the work, such as this origamiesque bench, produced by his unique studio. southernguild.co.za With a weave inspired by 18th-century American cove
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