Here at Tantalise My Taste Buds we believe that the best way to learn about a people and a culture is through their food and food customs.

We believe that every traveler has a responsibility to the environment and people that we encounter, to either leave them unscathed by our presence or to somehow add value.

We share recipes made with real food, provide free travel guides for ethical and responsible travelers and encourage mindful living. 

 

The Tantalise My Taste Buds team are here to help enthusiastic home cooks  explore their creativity and potential by cooking food from scratch made with real seasonal ingredients.

Our free travel guides include advice for intrepid travelers on where to go, where to stay and what to do at various destinations that our team has actually visited or lived in. We provide tips for travel planning as well as options for different budgets.

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REAL FOOD

Flavorsome and easy halaal and Cape Malay recipes cooked from scratch in a home kitchen.

 

Tagliatelle with garlic and chili prawns
Chili Garlic Prawn Pasta

 

FLOP PROOF RECIPES

 

Learn how to prepare flop-proof recipes with our step by step recipes instructions designed to help you make beautiful meals, cakes and desserts. The recipes are halaal and many are Cape Malay recipes, handed down through our families for generations. We would like to invite you into a typical Cape Malay home to learn about our unique culture and customs.

 

SLOW TRAVEL

Ethical and Responsible travel that encourages local cultural connections.

 

Hout Bay Harbour - Girl staring out to sea
Look out over Hout Bay

 

DESTINATION GUIDES

 

Our free travel guides include advice on where to go, where to stay and what to do at various destinations that our team has actually visited or lived in. We provide tips for travel planning as well as options for different budgets.

FOOD AND SIGHTSEEING TOURS

 

Be adventurous and take a food tour when visiting a city for the first time. It is a wonderful way to learn about the culture, history and customs of the local residents. Although sightseeing tours include hours sitting in a vehicle traveling between stops, they are a quick way to see many places in a city in one day.

SOLO TRAVEL 

 

Embarking on solo travel can be daunting and our Solo travel guides will help even the most hesitant traveler make the most of their trip.

 

MINDFUL LIVING

Attentiveness and awareness about all aspects of a fulfilled life – a healthy inquiring mind, an active body and a contented soul.

 

Mindfulness
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WELLNESS

 

Our daily lives are a fine balancing act between our obligations to our families, our employers and to ourselves. Happiness and contentment are more likely when we feed our bodies, minds and souls with all that is good, non-toxic and uplifting.

CAPE MALAY CULTURE AND HERITAGE

 

The Cape Malay people include descendants of slaves from the 17th century Dutch colonies and outposts in South East Asia. They overcame oppression and marginalisation by successive governments yet retain their customs and culture.

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