Author Archives: Candice May

Drinks, Featured, Recipes

Non-alcoholic bubbly cocktails you can make in minutes

Jul 3, 2020, Author: Candice May

Add some sparkle to your next lockdown house party with these tasty cocktail recipes made with Robertson Winery’s Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Wines. From a grapefruit and rosemary sparkle to orange and thyme mimosas, we have a drink for every occasion.  READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE. […]

Beauty, Featured, Our Top 5

Where to treat yourself to an indulgent temple of self-care this July

Jul 3, 2020, Author: Candice May

We know why you’re here: You’re looking to relax and get pampered at a top-notch beauty salon. Joburg offers all kinds, and we’ve gotten scrubbed and rubbed all across the City of Gold to bring you our selection of primping palaces that will have you […]

Entertainment, Featured

Our top 5 documentaries to watch on Netflix tonight

Jul 3, 2020, Author: Candice May

Finished Tiger King? Don’t worry, all you cool cats and kittens – there’s plenty more documentaries on Netflix to get comfortable with. From food and music festivals to history and true crime, there are dozens upon dozens of hours of new stories for you to […]

Dining Out, Featured, Our Top 5

5 bucket list-worthy delivery restaurants

Jul 1, 2020, Author: Candice May

Joburg is full of restaurants serving food so good that it brings tears to our eyes. Just when you feel like you’ve ordered the best takeout and delivery the city has to offer, a whole new crop of restaurants join in, with incredible flavour combinations […]

Beauty, Featured

No sun, no problem: How to nail your faux glow this winter

Jun 29, 2020, Author: Candice May

Face it: Joburg’s winter weather can make it hard to feel glowy. But just because the temperatures are low and summer is at the opposite end of the calendar doesn’t mean you can’t fake it ‘til you make it! We’ve rounded up our favourite lotions […]


Recipe: Easy sandwich bread

Jun 24, 2020, Author: Candice May

Babette Kourelos is a recipe developer and sourdough maker. Instagram: @babettesbread   READ MORE ON RECIPES HERE.   Ingredients:   500g white bread flour (or brown bread flour or wholemeal flour)  10g salt   5g yeast   2 tablespoon butter (or olive oil or sunflower oil)  350–400g water (lukewarm)   READ MORE ON […]

Dining Out, Featured, Our Top 5

5 restaurants that will cure your lockdown hangover in no time

Jun 24, 2020, Author: Candice May

“I don’t need a drink,” said not me last night. We’ve all been there, perhaps more often than we’d like to admit: Lockdown hangover land, with splitting headaches and blurry eyes. If you turned to wine, gin and homemade cocktails as you held a Zoom […]


Recipe: Gluten-free Rumkugeln

Jun 22, 2020, Author: Candice May

Cat Carstens is a blogger, gluten-free baker and vegetarian maker. Instagram: @lefamishedcat  READ MORE ON FOOD HERE.   Ingredients:    100g butter (at room temperature)  250g good quality dark or milk chocolate (don’t go higher than 70% as it may be too bitter)    2½ teaspoons cocoa powder   2–3 tablespoons […]

Beauty, People of Joburg

7 min with Jeany and Kirsty Christos from Licurish Aesthetics

Jun 19, 2020, Author: Candice May

The next time you’re looking to pamper yourself, think about making an appointment at Licurish Aesthetics, an aesthetic and non-surgical solutions salon that’s just opened in The Houghton Hotel Medical Suites. From skin-resurfacing facials and laser hair removal, to permanent makeup and Vita Liberata spray […]

Featured, People of Joburg, Recipes

Chef of the Month: Naqiyah Mayat

Jun 19, 2020, Author: Candice May

Since starting her food blog 12 years ago, Naqiyah Mayat has stacked up more than 30,000 Instagram followers, started her own lifestyle brand and just released her very first cookbook, The Beginning: Indian Recipes from my Home. We caught up with this powerhouse to find […]