It is all about the flowers, food & fabulousness!

Sandy’s Kitchen Lifestyle// I’m excited for the start of 2020, with so much already on our plate, I can’t help but to stop and pause to reminisce at how Sandy’s Kitchen has grown into the fully-fledged event & catering service that it is today.On reflection, food has been an integral

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A beautiful Christmas

Sandy’s Kitchen Lifestyle// //King John’s ChristmasBy A A Milne King John was not a good man–He had his little ways.And sometimes no one spoke to himFor days and days and days.And men who came across him,When walking in the town,Gave him a supercilious stare,Or passed with noses in the air–And

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The Queen of Tarts

Sandy’s Kitchen Lifestyle// // My mother baked, her handwritten recipes dusty, smudged with a veneer of a misplaced buttered knife. She baked, cakes that were tall and fluffy, oozing with sticky-fingered jam and sprinkled with snow frosted icing sugar. She baked, every day at 3, a cluttered mess of hot

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My Salad Days

Sandy’s Kitchen Lifestyle// // My Salad Days were fresh with Bloom,a youthful curl of upright stem.A springtime flavour of minted fresh,no wilt, no droop, no listless flop. My Salad Dayswere frizz with crunch,a crisp abandon of childlike charm.A blush, a bright of glowing green,no crease, no pucker, no crumpled leaf.

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The Modern Greek

Sandy’s Kitchen Lifestyle// //A land of blue dances with the sun with a glint and sparkle, its fringe laps against an island of thirsty browns and olive greens. Trees grow as bent as its inhabitants, with their crumpled faces, they wander over stony paths, meandering past patches of brilliantly white

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Winter Blues, and Oranges

Sandy’s Kitchen Lifestyle// Blue has frozen Autumn // wrapped her up in an icy grip and jagged stiff her sea and sky. Orange has thawed her colour, defrosted her heart and melted her forbidden stare. And together they dance in perfect tepid unison. South Africa deep in the throes of

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