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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Winter is here

Journal & Recipes

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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A feast of flavours

Journal & Recipes

It was a magical week once again in the African Relish kitchen as we conjured up a feast of flavours not only from our own garden, but from our local producers and supplier alike. Always working with what is seasonally available, we focused on adding flavour to your food and the difference a good sauce ...

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Winter Warmers with recipes

Journal & Recipes

The past week it became evident that winter is kicking in at full swing and hearty. Winter warmers are on the menu. We had some locals join us from George to help us celebrate one of the most magical times of the year. Willem en Alba Klopper had a fantastic time exploring flavours of Indian ...

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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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Charcuterie with Neil Jewell – Chef’s Diary

Journal & Recipes

We recently had the pleasure of hosting Charcuterie master Neil Jewell in our kitchen at African Relish. Neil & Charlie As usual, we were quite a big group and everyone was captivated by Neil’s energy, knowledge and passion for not only food, but the art of charcuterie. Neil and his pork supplier, Charlie brought a ...

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New Beginnings – Chef’s Diary

Journal & Recipes

From Soil to Plate A truly magical time of the year is upon us. As the season changes, it’s out with the old and in with the new. And in the spirit of new beginnings, we’ve added 12 new boxes to our ever growing vegetable garden. The new additions to our family are peas, beetroot, kohlrabi, broad-beans, ...

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AUTUMN AND EASTER IS HERE

Journal & Recipes

It was a warm and flavour full week in the African Relish kitchen. Eric and Lalie Kossatz joined us all the way from Somerset West for some tasty Karoo Tapas and sweet, decadent desserts. TAPAS AND DESSERTS They are avid foodies and loves to experiment with flavours. Eric baked very good bread, made pastries among ...

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