Kim Maxwell enjoys flavours. Freshly baked sourdough. Caramelised onion and local gruyere tartlet. Portuguese piri-piri chicken. Asian street food, medium heat. Thick pea and ham soup. Creamy Cap Classique Blanc de Blancs bubbly.

Do me a Flavour was a restaurant column created when Kim reviewed Cape Town and Winelands restaurants for The Cape Times and The Times.

Kim is an editor, journalist and copy editor. Career highlights include interviewing US critic Robert Parker Junior in Singapore, and hiring a Spanish translator to quiz chef Ferran Adrià at El Bulli restaurant in Spain after a thrilling meal.

Kim provides content services: writing, copy editing and editing (consumer and trade), cookbooks and websites. Specialities: restaurants and chefs, property trends, wine, wine tourism, travel.