Evoke Africa

Inspired by a Lifelong Love of Africa

These blustery evenings have me reaching for something special…

One product that takes me right back to my childhood is the traditional South African product known as Moskonfyt. Mosknfyt is a sort of jam made from grape must (the mixture of grape juice, skins, pulp and seeds) which is reduced down until it has a consistency of runny honey or a light syrup. It […]

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Sun, May 29 2011 » Uncategorized » 4 Comments

The Intercontinental Search for the Perfect Chocolate Cake

If you’ve been to South Africa (and if you haven’t, what are you waiting for?!) then there are certain restaurants which you will undoubtedly have been to, especially if you visited the Western Cape. The Spur is one – a firm favourite of my brother’s, due in no small part to the wide variety of […]

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Sat, May 21 2011 » Food » 2 Comments

What Inspires Me

As you’ve probably picked up on by now, when it comes to the world of blogging, I’m a complete novice. So far I’ve found blogging to be rather self-indulgent, and I’ll be completely honest – that makes me feel a little awkward. As I said in my first post, I want you to be able […]

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Thu, May 12 2011 » Me » No Comments

Where it all began…

I thought I’d take a little time to explain why Africa has such a big place in my heart, and how Evoke Africa came about. I wish that I could tell you that it all began 25 years ago with my birth in the Mara, followed by decades of raising lion cubs and wrestling crocodiles, […]

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Tue, May 3 2011 » Evoke Africa » 1 Comment