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Waking the Foodie in All of Us


Join us and find out why so many of our clients are regulars

(082) 920-1783  /  CLASS SCHEDULE

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Waking the Foodie in All of Us


Join us and find out why so many of our clients are regulars

(082) 920-1783  /  CLASS SCHEDULE


We all have something that we excel in, and doing whatever that is has an element of fun. My fun activity is stripping away the myth of “I can’t cook”. Fun with Food does exactly that; we make recipes fun and interesting things full of alchemy and promise. Promises that anyone who attends a class can fulfill. With a bit of guidance, a fool-proof recipe and some tools I assist you in preparing dishes worthy of your effort.
Food is fun, not boring and necessary. It makes friends out of strangers, gives confidence to a novice, creates laughter, shapes opinions and best of all fills you belly.

“I've long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure”

Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

Cooking Classes

Whether you are cooking 101 ,a dedicated foodie,or just in the mood for eating with friends -Fun with Food offers the opportunity to make, mix, bake, create and then enjoy the fruits of your labour with friends and a glass of your favourite tipple.

Fine Wines

A passion for, and empathy with, the small producers in South Africa resulted in a decision to get passionate wine drinkers in contact with passionate winemakers. The wines are all from boutique producers where heart, soul, time and a lot of effort goes into production of 'wines with stories'.

Our Shop

Artisan oils and preserves,hand-crafted teas, slightly off-beat kitchen utensils, foodie gifts,frozen meals or just a good quality roasting tray.

If I don't have it, I will  find it for you.

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Eat Together


Every plate achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty, and sour — even dessert.

Eat Together


Every plate achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty, and sour — even dessert.

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... the people who give you their food give you their heart.”

– Cesar Chavez

Is has been scientifically proven that people who eat with others, have better vocabulary, lower disease rates and better digestion. As a food and wine consultant, chef, trainer and Fun with Food owner; I facilitate “eating together”.

Food tastes better when paired with the right beverage. Fun with Food’s food & wine evenings, cooking with the winemaker and even the monthly wine tastings are testimony to this.

It is fun to debunk the mystery of which beverage with which food, as the old adage of “white with white, red with red and dessert wine with pudding” is a thing of the past. Why, I hear you ask. Okay; what do you pair with chicken (white) cooked in red wine, or chocolate (usually pudding) used in a sauce with fillet?

Is there a secret…No. Are there rules to follow..Yes, some. Can anybody learn to do this..Yes, definitely not the property of Sommeliers (sorry Xolani, couldn’t resist). Most important rule; don’t take the process of pairing too seriously. After all, everybody has their own ‘database’ of smells and taste accumulated over a lifetime of eating and drinking. Are there ways to get better at this..definitely! Check our FB page and the website to see when our next food and wine experience is taking place.

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Cooking Classes


Cooking Classes


Wanda Cronje

SUPER CHEF

Super Chef, don’t know about that one. Lover of food, adoring fan of all things culinary, inamorata of cuisine, passionate about feeding and feasting-that sounds more like me.
I did not cook under Ramsey, Blanc or White. I can name-drop and say that I have cooked for Madiba, FW de Klerk, Patrick Swayze, Sir Ian McKellen, Bill Clinton, Ryan Phillips, Neil Diamond and the list continues. Why, because the biggest part of me plying my craft was in the film and events industry in South Africa.

Yes, I went to chef’s school. Yes I cooked overseas a bit. Yes, I did my dues in restaurants in and around the Mother City.
My most memorable cooking adventures … making eggs Benedict in the Namib desert, preparing soufflés on an a diamond boat riding 5 m high waves; and making sushi in the Cederberg mountains.

Not for preppy foodies, but for hungry film crews, even once had Simon from Hairy Bikers as a special effects make-up artist.

And the wine, you ask. I don’t think I had much of a choice, as most of my childhood was spent in the shadow of the KWV HQ. 

 I might know a bit more about wine than the average person out there. Thank you Cape Wine Academy for allowing me to learn and teach. I love everything about wine, but most of all I love to introduce others to the stories of the producers, the farms and the magic in the “Wine of Origin South Africa” bottles.
 Julia Child once said “This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!
This is why Fun with Food exists; where I have the honour to help people achieve this every day.