• Bitten by the whale watching bug Bitten by the whale watching bug We don’t realise how lucky we are in South Africa, and in particular the Western Cape, to have the mightiest of the marine mammals visit our coastline between every year ...
  • The Whale Trail The Whale Trail The Whale Trail is not a new trail, having been around since about 2002, but it has become extremely popular. It is truly a unique experience, perhaps comparable with ...
  • 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa Combine your trip to South Africa with a relaxing, revitalising visit to a health spa and experience Africa at it's finest. Our favourite 10 Pamper-Perfect Spas in South Africa are ...
  • Locals share their favourite getaways Locals share their favourite getaways We ask 30 local South Africans to share their favourite holiday destinations and getaways with us. From the more popular destinations like Knysna and the Kruger Park to ...
  • The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip hike The Oude Skip walk shares portions of its hike with the larger Karbonkelberg Traverse, which is roughly seven hours of hard walk from Hout Bay harbour to Llandudno ...
  • 10 Amazing Game Lodges 10 Amazing Game Lodges South Africa is world renowned for her game reserves and wildlife. The lodges which allow us to experience these in luxury are no less awe inspiring. Our favourites are ...
  • 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town 101 Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town As much as your kids will tell you they can’t wait for the school holidays, the words "I’m bored" inevitably cross their lips. Our "101 things to do with kids in Cape Town" will ...
  • "World's most beautiful Cities" "World's most beautiful Cities" Open space makes Cape Town special. Renowned English sea navigator Sir Francis Drake once referred to Cape Town as the fairest cape in the world. The city houses the ...

Find Accommodation in South Africa
Subscribe to our Feed
Posted on: Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Slow Food Flick, Pick & Mix – Photographs

Send to Kindle

Last week I had a fantastic evening out at the Fugard Theatre in District 6, Cape Town. I attended a screening of the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, which was made in 1971. The evening was organised by Slow Food Mother City and they had arranged a sweet market before the movie began.

Were we in for a treat, local producers set up stalls to entices us at every corner. If you have a sweet tooth you would have been in heaven because this market offered you every treat imaginable. From vanilla treats to macaroons, raw chocolate to homemade ice-cream, chocolate brownies to lemon curd cupcakes. The list goes on … Included in our ticket price was R25 worth of vouchers to spend at the market, mine were gone almost instantly. The event was booked out and there was such a festive atmosphere for the entire evening. I relived a part of my childhood by opening up my imagination and reminding myself it’s ok to have sweet treats as your dinner once in a while …

 

Slow Food Sweet Market

 

Slow Food Sweet Market

 

Cape Town Links:
Things to Do in Cape Town
Cape Town Nightlife & Theatre
Cape Town Hotels
Find Accommodation in Cape Town

Tania Stephenson

About 

Tania loves to cook and create magic in the kitchen for family and friends (or even just herself). Be it finding a new recipe or making a tried and tested dish from her recipe folder - the kitchen is her sanctuary. Find her hanging out with friends round the braai or curled up on the couch reading the latest crime drama. With a spring in her step and a song in her heart you’ll find her supporting local artists in theatre, music and dance – from a hip hop competition or the latest musical on stage at Artscape in Cape Town. Enjoying all things culture she likes to share her experiences and delights with those around her.

Related Posts: