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Women of Mzansi: Elze Roome

Think pastries, macarons, petit fours and all things sweet and delicious and one has Elze Room. After completing her studies in consumer science hospitality management at the University of Pretoria, Elze went to work as an executive chef at Brasserie de Paris, a french fine dinning restaurant in Pretoria. Wanting to further her studies she followed her passion for pastries all the way to France. She studied pastry making at ENSP (école nationale Superiuere de pâtisserie) being taught by the greats like alain ducas and Yves Thuries. This was followed by workingAfter completing my studies I worked at the pastry boutique Hugo & Victor in Paris and at the 3 star Michelin restaurant Guy Savoy also in Paris.  Now back...

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Women of Mzansi : Henriette Botha X Churche collaboration

To celebrate women's month this August, we collaborated with the lovely Adi Koen and Angie Durrant Batis of Churche on our #womenofmzansi photo portrait series.We wanted to celebrate women of Mzansi, strong women with great stories that we felt needed to be shared and celebrated. Over the month of August we will share these portraits with you along with their stories. We would also love to hear from you, your story and what you think being a woman in South Africa means? #womenofmzansi Our First woman is Moonchild Sanelly, a design and musical artist you might remember her from her song 'Rabubi' if not for her iconic blue cotton locks. Describing her sound as “futuristic-ghetto-funk”, Moonchild Sanelly is unlike any other...

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