Author Archives: Cooksister

About Cooksister

Food & travel writer, photographer, blogger, recipe writer and speaker. South African by birth, Londoner by choice.

Spotlight on Just Me Shel

I’ve been blogging for quite a while, and I have met people from all over the world who blog about food… but it isn’t every day that I meet somebody from my very own hometown of Port Elizabeth!  This rare … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Cooking Through the Seasons

Maybe it’s because of her background in conflict management and resolution, but Kate Abbott of the Cape Town blog Cooking Through the Seasons tells you straight off the bat that you won’t find any deliberately weird conflicting flavours on her blog. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Simply Delicious

Five years ago, Alida Ryder of Simply Delicious did not know what food blogs were, let alone think about starting her own.  What started out as a way for her to record and share recipes with friends and family in other cities … Continue reading

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Spotlight on The Gorgeous Gourmet

Social media can be an odd place.  Some people pretend to be something that they are not, exaggerating their talents and achievements online while being quite unremarkable in real life.  Others maintain a demure and dignified online presence, but when … Continue reading

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Welcome to our new home!

Yes, I know it has been tumbleweeds around here lately…! but as some of you know, I have been migrating my own blog CookSister, which has taken rather a lot of time over the past few months and distracted me from … Continue reading

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Spotlight on How to Cook an Elephant

You know how sometimes you read an About Me page on a blog and you feel as if you are reading an anodyne press release and feel no closer to the blogger in question?  And then other times you read … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Chocswirl

There's almost nothing to make you feel old like suddenly realising that your "baby" brother is turning 40, or that the baby nephews that you remember learning to crawl are now both in school.  In a similar vein, you kind … Continue reading

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