Three (very) easy desserts

I don’t do cakes. Or puddings, or trifles – any desserts for that matter. Well, okay sometimes I have to. Being from a VERY Cape Malay community is like that. Over the years I’ve honed a few which I can whip up, with a modest budget and the minimum of fuss.

26 Christmas gifts under R200

When money’s too tight to mention, Christmas gift buying can become a stressful affair. I’ve trawled some stores to find gifts that don’t cost the earth, to make the season a bit more festive. Happy shopping!

Five best breaks in Plettenberg Bay

It’s easy to see why thousands flock to Plettenberg Bay for an annual coastal holiday. Here are five of our favourite places to stay in Plett.

Dinner and a movie at the Twelve Apostles Hotel

The Dinner and a Movie night returns to the Twelve Apostles and is suitable for a special occasion or even just a night out with friends. It may not be something you can do every week, but at R350 per person it’s certainly something affordable you can bookmark for a cosy and different night out this winter.

Cool place to stay: River Shack in Dana Bay

This quiet and secluded house on a river is suitable for up to eight guests looking for a peaceful weekend. A wooden walkway leads to a beautiful beach and there’s a river for canoeing in front of the house.