Simply Karoo

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With some baking hot days and a good loud thunderstorm or two the Karoo summer has arrived. The holidays are nearly upon us. We are ready for a busy and fun time of the year. Chose from a selection of our updated cooking classes. Here is what we have in store for you XMAS IN ...

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Summer Digest 2017

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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 …

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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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SWARTBERG PASS REPAIRS AFTER FLASH FLOODS

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Donald Grant, the Minister of Transport & Public Works, informed us on Monday 22 May that 2.4km of the Swartberg Pass was severely damaged on 9 April 2017, which resulted in an emergency situation and the road being closed on the Prince Albert side of the Pass.  Prince Albert can still be reached via Meiringspoort ...

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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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