Tantalise My Taste Buds offers a heartfelt and genuine exploration of Cape Malay culinary traditions, deeply rooted in cultural heritage and family memories, inviting readers to experience the rich tapestry of flavors and stories from the Cape Malay community.
We draw inspiration from the food that has nourished our communities for generations, as well as the spices, aromatics, and cultures encountered during travels.
We encourage readers to learn to create flop proof recipes and take charge of their own wellbeing and achieve a balance between delicious and nutritious eating and indulgence.
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.
Ethical and Responsible travel that encourages local cultural connections
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.
Free travel guides
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.
GUIDED FOOD 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. Registered tour guides provide insight into the lives of residents and you will learn as much about the city and the people as about their food.
Although sightseeing tours include hours sitting in a vehicle traveling between multiple stops, they are a quick and efficient way to enjoy many of a city’s top cultural, historical or scenic attractionss.
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.
Attentiveness and awareness about all aspects of a fulfilled life – a healthy inquiring mind, an active body and a contented soul.
Our daily lives are a fine balancing act between our obligations to our families, our employers / employees 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.