This starling at Tshokwane picnic spot in the Kruger Park brought back memories of early days at Starlings. These shiny blue birds and the idea of a rest camp inspired us when we started our cafe in Belvedere Road in
Overheard a customer say that Starlings Cafe’s marmalade would win this award 🙂 We love our hand-made marmalade from Margaret in Cape Town. https://www.dalemain.com/marmalade-awards/
Take a look at this video of Starlings – part of a series on our neighbourhood in Claremont.
At Starlings we sometimes feel a twinge of guilt with always being the treasure seeker. More important things to do. But.. “Too often, we treat art and design as superficial, a protest at the painful idea we are dependent for
Apparently the debate is over and the quinces have won. Juliette was spotted with a bag of ‘pears’ she has collected and according to her she has been making quince jelly with our fruit for the past four years! and
At Starlings our house chicken is from Lazena Poultry. Lazena poultry is a family owned business based in Gordon’s Bay and their chicken is free range, free from antibiotics, growth stimulants or hormones.
We use Montagu cheddar as our house cheese. We love that it tastes like real cheese. Nothing added. It’s made from unpasteurised full cream milk from grass fed cattle, naturally matured.
A crisp neatly folded paper bag. A carrier for something tasty – like Clare’s crunchies. Or Florence’s famous Florentines. Restores order.
Summer holiday memories of lemon tea and sweet vanilla biscuits is captured in the scent of lemongrass. Refreshing, calming and uplifting. We use the essential oils in our burners throughout.
In the absence of a gentle cross-breeze, a fan. Not too ornate, just three blades. We can’t imagine being without one or two in February in Cape Town.