Author Archives: Cooksister

About Cooksister

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

Spotlight on Simply Delicious

If you've ever heard me speaking at blogging conferences, you will know my strong feelings about including the words "musings" or "ramblings" in your blog title or strapline.  You know the ones: "Jane Doe's Little Kitchen – musings and incoherent ramblings … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Kosserasie Stories

Dirk of Kosserasie Stories is a rarity in the SA food blogging world on two fronts.  Firstly, he is (gasp!) a man in a blogging scene that is largely dominated by women; and secondly, he blogs in Afrikaans – which … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Food and the Fabulous

Isn't it funny how you can exactly pinpoint the moment when you first decided that somebody had crossed the line from acquaintance to friend?  With some people it's such a gradual process that you can't say when the tipping point … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Deelishuss

It's always interesting meeting somebody on the internet – some of my friends still think my body is going to be discovered in a ditch one day because of my obviously deranged habit of meeting people in this way!  But it adds that extra … Continue reading

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Spotlight on What I Drank Last Night

Christian Eedes of What I Drank last Night graduated from Stellenbosch University with a philosophy degree.  Apparently his time spent discussing Hegel anf Kant in student bars over a glass or ten of red wine equipped him well for his future career:  … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Whale Cottage Blog

Chris von Ulmenstein is the owner of a number of guest houses and the blogger at Whale Cottage Portfolio Blog. She is known for her outspoken and direct views on the topics of both the South African tourism industry as … Continue reading

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Spotlight on… Jamie Who a.k.a Andy Fenner

It's always great to meet somebody talented who is tremendously passionate about what they do – and there is no denying that Andy Fenner, the talent behind the Jamie Who? blog, is just such a person.  In the relatively short time … Continue reading

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Spolight on 66 Square Feet (The Food)

Every now and again you run across a food blog that inspires you on every level – visually, verbally, intellectually and creatively.  It doesn't happen often, but it does – like when I first discovered the wonderfully talented Marie through her … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Chef PrivĂ©

If you thought all trained cordon bleu chefs were as arrogant as Marco-Pierre White or as aggressively sweary as Gordon Ramsay – prepare to change your mind.  Ladies and gentlemen, meet Jaclyn (also known as @PrncessJacalini on Twitte) - the chef … Continue reading

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