Shiva is the seven day mourning period followed by the loss of an immediate family member. Judaism forces you to confront your loss head on. But nothing prepared me for the love shown by the Jewish community in South Africa.
Carrol Boyes is a top South African designer who uses her talent and flair to create distinctive and unique items. By refusing to mass produce outside of Africa, Carrol has created opportunities in post apartheid South Africa.
Carrol Boyes range of functional art is magical merging of everyday household items and art. Whimsical, radical, comical, mystical, magical… they are anything but typical. These stylish, funky talking pieces transform the mundane into the extraordinary.
I have a huge collection and love flipping through the photos and recipes of so many talented chefs. Each one puts their own spin on very similar dishes. But one book stands out above all the others. It is the one my mom gave me on her last trip to the States.