• A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

  • A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

  • A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

  • A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

Cooking in the Karoo

African Relish is a Recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa. Our culinary hall is the first purpose built facility of its kind. Select one of our short or longer courses and experience South African produce and cuisine.  Stay in luxury accommodation and enjoy African Relish either as a stand-alone destination or part of an extended gourmet tour.

Cooking Courses

African Relish runs two basic course types throughout the year. Our Anytime cooking courses, like Karoo Classics or Vegetarian, are half or full day and easy to book on short notice . Our Scheduled weekend courses with invited chefs such as Neil Jewell, Nina Timm and Stef Marais, include longer culinary and special interest retreats like our popular Cycle tour or Yoga retreat.

Anytime CoursesScheduled CoursesAccommodation

Testimonials

  • Warren Joubert

    “I attended the wedding of Sarah and Katye at African Relish this past weekend and just wanted to say it was exceptional. The food was exquisite. From the canapés to the mains to the desserts. Please pass on my compliments to your entire kitchen staff for the tremendous culinary experience they provided. I don’t have sufficient superlatives to explain how much I enjoyed it.”

    Warren Joubert
  • James and Sarah Matthes

    African Relish provided the most delicious canapés after our wedding ceremony, and a perfect Karoo dinner at the reception in the Drie Riviere barn. They were also pretty cool wedding planners!”

    James and Sarah Matthes
  • Graham Lindemann

    Just a quick note to say that I really enjoyed the weekend. The charcuterie course was brilliant and the meals were outstanding.  The “Prince Albert” onion soup was a real standout, maybe that is incorrect, every morsel was standout, even the nuts.  Well done to you both on a brilliant Charcuterie course. Hopefully I will be back some day not too far in the future. Richard, I will wait patiently until my bacon and chorizo is ready and will visit you at work if that is ok.   BRILLIANT!!!!!!

    Graham Lindemann

Latest

Summer Digest 2017

Summer Digest 2017

Early summer is a wonderful time in Prince Albert.  Our garden is blooming and the cooking courses take full advantage of abundant produce.  Resident chef – Camilla Comins         We are thrilled that country style restaurant Eat Out award winner Camilla Comins has joined African Relish full time from the beginning of ...

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We’ve got delicious news …

We’ve got delicious news …

From The Table at De Meye and Overgaauw Restaurant in Stellenbosch, well known chef and cookbook author Camilla Comins joins the team as the new resident chef at African Relish Cooking School. As of August 1st Camilla will be running the cooking school kitchen and teaching our scheduled and anytime courses in Prince Albert, the ...

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Winter is here

Winter is here

Kids in the Kitchen Andrew and Tessa Brandt and their active young boys Liam and James visited our kitchen this week. Our winter days are lovely and sunny with chilly mornings and evenings. Our local gardens are filled with blooming aloes and the vegetable gardens are packed with winter greens. The family stayed in our lovely Akkedis ...

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