Chenel Robey of Walmer Downs secures spot in the semifinals

AN INTENSE fourth and penultimate round of the Walmer Park Shopping Centre Kitchen Maestro competition saw 34-year-old Chenel Robey of Walmer Downs in Port Elizabeth securing her spot in the semifinals. Robey, a Sharepoint developer contracted to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, is no stranger to the Kitchen Maestro competition, having previously entered last year.

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Chef Gordon Wright launches Karoo cuisine cookbook

IF your soul finds rest in the ancient landscapes of the Karoo, or if you have always been drawn to the altogether truer and more wholesome life that the countryside seems to offer, you will find Graaff-Reinet chef and guesthouse owner Gordon Wright’s new cookbook a delight. Louise chats to him about “Veld to Fork”, which was launched at the Graaff-Reinet Club last night.which was launched at the Graaff-Reinet Club – Church Square, at the Andries Stockenstrom Guesthouse in Graaff-Reinet last night.

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Food and wine pairing with Monis and Weekend Post (Part 1)

WEEKEND Post and Monis hosted a fortified wine tasting for 14 subscribers and their partners who had all won tickets to the event, which was held at Leo’s in Walmer, Port Elizabeth, on Thursday night. It was a fun and fascinating evening in the company of “the man from Monis” Chris de Klerk, who took us through the tasting and shared plenty of interesting facts about fortified wines like sherry, port and muscadel.

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A languid lunch on the MSC Sinfonia – and a recipe for seafood risotto

ONE tends to think of a cruise ship as a floating hotel but, with several thousand passengers from around the world on board, it is far more like a floating global village. And making sure that the up to 2180 guests of the MSC Sinfonia which visited Port Elizabeth this weekremain happy, healthy and well-fed is a responsibility not to be underestimated.

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