A week of summer cycling and singing

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Mid summer has been fun at the cooking school, we have enjoyed numerous cooking classes and a beautiful wedding. A highlight was the culinary cycle tour followed by a weekend with South African singer-songwriter Arno Carstens and family visiting African Relish. Escape Cycle Tours culinary week in the Karoo Escape Cycle Tours has been a ...

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Easy cooking and creativity that inspires.

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Guest blog and photographs by Gita Claassen Creativity needs to be fed. This universal truth is known and often forgotten about by self-confessed creatives like myself when we get so stuck in constantly producing that we neglect filling up what we pour out. I’ve often found that the best way to feed one’s creativity and ...

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Look who’s visiting us this winter and who is staying. #cookandstay

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The cold of the Karoo winter is upon us. We expect the chill but also the warm sun. Hopefully some rain and maybe some snow in the Swartberg Mountains. It is always crisp and many of the colourful aloes flower mid winter. It is a time for locals to travel plus overseas visitors exploring new territory. ...

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What’s in store for Winter.

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Our winter gives us time to catch up on housework and develop new courses. We have plenty to keep us busy including finishing touches for a newly decorated and renovated Akkedis cottage. After an untoward accident we had a perfect reason to spruce up our favourite accommodation. New to the cooking school calendar during winter ...

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#cookandstay

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What’s it all about… a recreational cooking school? We set out to bring a culinary experience to the town of Prince Albert. The town has many producers of delicious produce such as figs, olives, lamb, pork, vegetables, honey, cheese and dairy products and the list goes on. They provide the local and seasonal ingredients that ...

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Open Evenings. Summer menu.

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Open Evenings menu 16, 17 + 18 December. We are open on Wednesday Thursday and Friday from 18:00. Fully licensed.  Corkage applies.  Credit card facility. Pizza take-aways welcome. For bookings:  virna@africanrelish.com  or 0235411381 STARTERS chilli salt squid with a smoked paprika aioli braised beef short rib spring rolls with a sweet soy dip smoked kudu carpaccio ...

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Kitchen confidential – diary update.

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We have been blessed over the years to have had many visiting chefs and students in the African Relish kitchen. Keeping the wheels turning is a resident team of chef and host along with our manager; sous chef; waitrons; scullers and trainees. We are proud to announce that our three local interns, Claudia Louw, Donovan Ontong and ...

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Flowers are happiness

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Last weekend we arranged and catered for a wedding at African Relish. Our team was lucky enough to work with two florists, mother and daughter Nelmarie and Zormay Sweigers. The images of the flower arrangements are glorious, we needed to share them. Guests were seated on our lawn under a traditional white marquee, the Karoo ...

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Summer is on our calendar.

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Springing into summer. This pretty time of year in Prince Albert is a joyous time for us at African Relish. The weather brings new spring vegetables and the plethora of blossom a reminder of the abundance to come mid summer. Wedding couples choose this season to get married at African Relish. The school is able ...

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Drizzle and Dip – The Delicious Life with Sam Linsell

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Sam Linsell is a professional food stylist, recipe developer and food photographer, who in her words is “hunting down the the delicious things in life”. We are thrilled that Sam will be spending time with us in Prince Albert presenting one of our summer weekend gourmet getaways. In providing a culinary experience at African Relish ...

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