Cooking for Christmas in Cape Town

Ok, so I love cooking, and I usually help make something for Thanksgiving or Xmas dinner, but I have NEVER, cooked the entire meal by myself, let alone for 8 people. So this xmas was definitely a first. Complicating the situation was wanting to cook a traditional (my family’s traditions that is) dinner in another…

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Saturdays

Saturdays for me mean Old Biscuit Mill for breakfast/brunch. Old Biscuit is like an outdoor market/shopping center, but on Saturdays, there is a whole section of food vendors, and the food is EXCELLENT for a food-lover like myself. I always tell myself I’m going to try new things when I go, but there are certain…

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Back to Africa

Okay, maybe not the best title for a blog piece, but I did go back to Africa–Cape Town, South Africa that is. I’ve been here about a week now, and while much of my time has been spent catching up on sleep from the 2 weeks of not sleeping during finals and moving, and then…

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Sobonana South Africa

What can I say about these past ten weeks? In sum–they’ve been AMAZING! But if I break it down, they’ve been exciting, frustrating, tiresome, infuriating, cold, unexpected, sweet, beautiful, warm, breathtaking, gross, passionate, exhausting, and a number of other adjectives that aren’t quite readily coming to mind. South Africa is easily one of the most…

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Two Week Notice

This summer (winter) has gone by unbelievably fast. I’m down to my last two weeks in Cape Town. While I’m excited to go home and be in warm weather, have my car back, have my own place again, and eat myself to death with new orleans food–I’m undoubtedly sad that I will be leaving this…

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Liberation Medicine

Okay, I haven’t posted in a MINUTE! But between a really poor internet connection in the house that I’m residing in Cape Town and (finally) becoming more busy in my daily activities, I just haven’t found the time to sit down and write a post. A couple of weeks ago I started doing the background…

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Weekend Adventures

This first weekend in Cape Town was awesome! I’m being very serious about the use of that particular word, unlike the multitudes of young people who utilize it for anything in their lives that is slightly more than mundane. Cape Town truly is awesome (adjective) definition: extremely impressive or daunting synonyms: breathtaking, awe-inspiring, magnificent, wonderful, amazing, stunning,…

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