Author Archives: Cooksister

About Cooksister

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

Spotlight on Cucina Carolina

The lovely and vivacious Carolina, originally from the Netherlands, swapped the grey winters of Europe for the sunny shores of South Afirca where she now lives in the Strand.  Together with her wife Lee (and four-legged Rhodesian Ridgeback child Ntombi!), … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Bakercourt

Like me, Stacey is a South African who finds herself transplanted to London and loving it!  She blogs at Bakercourt (Twitter: @baker_court) and describes herself as writer, blogger, baker and crafter who'll try everything once. When not working, she is baking my … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Cooking and Eating with Polkadot Cupcake

Contrary to what conventional wisdom might dictate, I always find that you can learn quite a lot about a person from Twitter and their blog.  You can learn that they like cupcakes.  You can learn that they have a small … Continue reading

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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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