Hi!

Just thought you’d need a new introduction!! … My name is XandrΓ©, and I am obviously terrible at keeping up with a blog!! πŸ™‚ So, I was just in the mood to give you a SUPER quick update of some glimpses into what we’ve been doing! (I’ve been updating my instagram stories periodically – and…

Prospect Park Smorgasburg

The Smorgasburg located in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, reminded us of the good old Hazel Food Market in South Africa. The Hazel Food Market was literally around the corner from our house, and a favourite stop for us every Saturday!! Here in Edmonton the closest thing to these markets would be farmers markets. To tell you…

Where to eat in Banff: Grizzly House

In need of some relaxing (& spoils) after a day of hiking, sight seeing & exploring Banff, make sure that you have your table booked at the Grizzly House.

Whole Wheat Rusks

Ah rusks! There are a few things that are unique to South Africans – one of those things is the type of food we enjoy! Rusks make out a big part of that!

For Dinner: Meatballs

I have been in the mood for meatballs for ever!! Can I just say…. It was DELICIOUS!!! Jamie Oliver meatballs definitely hits the spot.

Cheese Board & Obikwa Wine

TUROPHILE: Turophiles have apparently never met a cheese plate they didn’t like (uuuuuuuumΒ πŸ˜‰Β )… They pair well with wine-loving oenophiles… πŸ™‚ It's official… I'm a cheesehead!!! From top left: Irish Guiness cheese, Applewood smoked cheddar, old cheddar, German Cambozola and cherries and apricots!!! #yummyinmytummy #cheeseboard #cheese #cheesehead #whocaresaboutcoldmeatsorcrackers #thisisnotdinner A post shared by XandrΓ© Verkes (@xan3ver)…