Covid-19 lockdown levels messed up a lot of planned events and Creative Coffee Week 2021 was one of them. It finally got under way at The Bond Shed in Durban from the 15 – 17 September. It was a hybrid event with quite a few people attending and the rest “attended” via Zoom.
Social media can be a pain and filled with drama but social media can also help you “meet” new people and sometimes you get to meet those people in real life. Two of those people are Dylan and Jamie Da Silva of Skyline Coffee. I can no longer remember how I “met” Jamie – either
Following on from my last post about new coffee shops I am pleased to write about another two new places. These two coffee shops are not situated in Durban but in Hilton (the gateway to the Midlands) and in Lions River. What makes these two special is that they are both at former train stations.
It’s so exciting to me when I see new coffee shops open or when I discover coffee shops that I didn’t know about. Today’s post is all about 2 new coffee shops in what I call the coffee hub of Durban – Florida Road. The 3rd coffee shop has been open for a while but
It is always such a privilege for me to be invited to attend the student graduation at the Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine. Jackie Cameron puts her all into making sure her students graduate with all the necessary skills required to work as a chef. She also supports and uses local produce made
The South African coffee scene is so exciting. We have so many fabulous coffee spots and shops to choose from with owners and baristas putting their all into making a perfectly delicious cup of coffee for their customers to savour. What also gives me joy is seeing the owners of coffee shops using locally roasted
FNB Creative Coffee Week wrapped up in Durban on Saturday, 29 June with participants from the coffee industry committed to improving the lives of baristas, coffee farmers and roasters. Over 250 of the coffee industry’s top influencers met in Durban for three days to workshop the significant issues in coffee, while learning about global trends
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At the beginning of March I did my annual trip up to Jhb to spend a week with my sister and to attend Hobby-X at the TicketPro Dome. It is always a very, very, very busy week and we try to pack in as much as possible every day. Of course on our must do