On the scale of taste explosions, not a lot comes close to the full flavour of the humble West Coast black mussel The West Coast is   known for many things – from the friendly people to the endless beaches and rugged coastlines. And of course it is home to one of South Africa’s, Read More

Water is a precious commodity. We can survive without food for 3 weeks, possibly longer, but can only last for 3 or 4 days without water. We need to learn how to use water frugally… As I write this, Cape Town is in the depths of the worst drought of my memory (possibly in, Read More

My five year old recently tried to ride his bicycle up a flight of stairs! It didn’t end well and he needed to have some stitches on his chin.

The tentative existence of wild life in my back yard…   As part of my documentary about Leopards, I recently I had the privilege of filming a GPS collaring and the subsequent release of a Caracal back into the wonderful soul at the heart of the best city in the world and thankfully, my, Read More

If you didn’t know that there were Caracal (Rooikat) living on the fringe of Cape Town. Here’s a little video I filmed with my mates Louis Hiemstra and Shaun Harrison to help  the Urban Caracal Project  with a successful crown funding project. Big shout out to the Cape of Good Hope SPCA, Cape Leopard Trust and the University of Cape Town’s, Read More

“350 years ago, all of the big five were found in what is now the Western Cape of South Africa. Against all odds, just one of them remains…” I’ve been working on this 6 part documentary series  for more than two years now. Finally, I’ve gotten to a point where a broadcaster is interested, Read More

Stop ruining my breakfast… I’m so tired of being served up thick, greasy, burnt omelettes that ooze cheddar cheese; where the cooks / chefs believe that if they stuff the omelette with as many ingredients as possible, quantity will improve quality, and then to boot – they burn it. Such hogwash. Omelettes are meant, Read More

“The Quiche, one of the most versatile and easy ways to smash out a tasty treat, and much easier than you think.”

Justin Bonello makes biltong in car. Bar Tips. Road tripping. News 24. Myth Busted.

Have you ever tried making your own biltong? Good for you! Have you ever tried making your own biltong in your car while adventuring through the Namibian moonscapes? No? Well… what are you waiting for?