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Fresh Butter Croissant

Croissants are a tasty French pastry made by folding sugary-buttery dough to create a layered look. The dough is then formed into a crescent shape with tapered ends and baked. This gives the croissant an appearance of order and structure; however, there is no proper way to enjoy the tasty treat. This leaves a lot of variation…

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Meade Emporium

Meade Emporium is quite simply the finest and most diverse creative emporium in George. With artists and designers hailing from every corner, displaying eye opening talent, skill, passion and enthusiasm for all forms of creativity there really is no better place for you to get your artistic kicks and beautiful trinkets and gifts for any occasion.…

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Glorious Camembert

Marie Harel created the original Camembert cheese from raw milk in Normandy, France in 1791. Today, however, a very small percentage of producers make cheese from raw milk with the same process as Marie Harel would have used. Those who produce cheese using Marie Harel’s method, can legally call their cheese Camembert Normandie under the…

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About Drinking Tea

Although pure water should make up the majority of your daily fluid intake, high-quality tea has numerous health benefits to offer, which vary by type. Health Benefits of Green Tea The health benefits of green tea are primarily due to its antioxidant properties that come from its caffeine, Catechin Polyphenols and Theonine content. The major…

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Cheese Pairings To Avoid

When pairing foods with cheese, your goal should be to highlight both elements equally.  Ideally, go for flavors that will accentuate rather than overpower the cheese itself.   Similarly, cheeses shouldn’t overwhelm what you choose as accompaniments.   The exceptions to the rules below may be fresh cheeses, which act as excellent foils to stronger flavors.…

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Keep Calm and Ring The Bell

Upon arrival at Meade Cafe, one is greeted with a friendly sign reading: “Keep calm and ring the bell”. A sign that has more meaning to it than meets the eye. For the gate at Meade Cafe has a will of its own. Being gatekeeper at Meade Cafe is a tough job, it most certainly…

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The Secret Birthday of Katriena

Katriena, the mastermind and kitchen queen of Top Two. The one who prepares those magnificent platters and delicious frozen meals. A friendly heart and soul in the Meade Café kitchen, celebrated her 57th birthday last week. As special as she is to us, we wanted to surprise her on her special day. So the staff sneakily planned to…

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The Difference between an Espresso, Ristretto and a Lungo

For anyone unfamiliar with the terminology, while the definition of these can vary depending on where you are it is generally accepted that a lungo is a ‘stretched’ version of an espresso with twice the water. This is not to be confused with any coffee such as an Americano where water is added afterwards, however!…

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Creation Wines at Meade Cafè – a culinary experience not to be missed!

The passion that Creation Wines and Meade Cafè share, has culminated into a concerted effort in bringing you a tasteful evening, specially designed for wine lovers and those who appreciate the finer things in life. This is an invitation to be part of a culinary experience of note, and experience the vision of excellence and good taste all the way from Hemel-en-Aarde, hosted by Meade…

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