Category Archives: Foodie Ideas

Doisy & Dam: Caring about Chocolate

D_D_HighRes-24_copy_0501a3eb-47fd-4379-8853-dfeef240884a_large“No crap, nothing unnecessary, better quality ingredients!” is the simple formula that entrepreneur Rich Wilkinson uses to introduce the Doisy & Dam chocolate range to an audience drawn from the food and drink industry in London last month. (more…)

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The real story behind Baileys Irish Cream and other great drinks brands

gluckman book comp‘‘That s*it will never sell!’’ is the title of David Gluckman’s autobiographical book that reveals the astonishing working life of one of the greatest innovators in the drinks industry. Just as incredible is that fact David’s career was launched after creating the Baileys liqueur in just 30 seconds… (more…)

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Food is Culture says cookery writer Claudia Roden (plus her hummus recipe)


What impact does food have on our everyday life? This question was answered by legendary food writer Claudia Roden during a remarkable lecture introduced by Dame Valerie Amos in London. (more…)

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Discover Cape Town’s Food Secrets with a Foodie Thursday Tour

aleCape Town Series: Cape Town’s Foodie Thursday tour helps visitors to the Mother City discover why it has a reputation for outstanding food and drink. (more…)

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Q and A with Jessica Laditan, Pop Up Africa


Across Europe and North America there is increasing interest in the diverse cuisines of the African continent. One of the inspirational figures behind the rising ‘African food’ scene is Jessica Laditan, co-founder of Pop Up Africa, a UK-based events enterprise. (more…)

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Enjoy easy payments with the Mimosa Black Card

mimosa-picIt was exciting to discover that the ‘Mimosa Black Card’ is now being accepted at even more restaurants, bars and shops in Tanzania. (more…)

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Q and A with Amit Pravin Patel, Formula 10 Hospitality Group

AmitAmit Pravin Patel’s passion for food and drink is both personal and professional. The director of Formula 10 Hospitality Group, a Tanzanian-based enterprise, includes Best Western Coral Beach, Best Western Plus Peninsula and the celebrated Moti Mahal Restaurant. SCF sat down with Amit to discuss the world of restaurants and his personal food journey. (more…)

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