The simplicity of vegetables. Chef’s diary continued…

Journal & Recipes

With my mind wandering around some ideas for my upcoming vegetarian cooking class, I couldn’t help but be inspired anew by the gorgeous array of fresh, autumn produce. Beautiful, earthy portobellini mushrooms pan fried in butter and a little garlic. Freshly grated horseradish root with steamed Brussels sprouts and sea salt roasted beetroot with olive oil. Who ...

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Chef’s Diary Update

Journal & Recipes

Autumn is finally here! Yes, I mean finally. I love this time of year in the Karoo. The evenings are getting significantly cooler. The mornings are crisp and fresh. A gentle sun as I step out my door at the cooking school in the morning; the smell of rosemary, thyme and sage from my herb ...

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#cookandstay

News

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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Local is lekker, Kudu kebabs & Malva pudding

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Over the last week chef Jaco has had a dedicated student immersing himself in a variety of cooking classes. Reuben Pohl is based in Gauteng, recently married and excited to increase his knowledge and passion for cooking, he is staying with us in the Karoo for a couple of weeks. What we love about our classes ...

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The sweetness of mid summer. News, Valentines, cycling and a recipe.

Journal & Recipes

In our kitchen we love the heat of summer and the ripe fruit it produces. Dishes we have been cooking include local plums, figs, pomegranates and pineapples from our neighbours. We’re pleased that this season a growing number of overseas visitors are enjoying the Karoo summer and have completed our popular Karoo Classics and newly introduced South ...

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Scandilicious

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  We love it when global travellers visit us in Prince Albert. Our first cooking class this year was on a sweltering Saturday afternoon. In the kitchen we had guests from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. First time and frequent visitors to Cape Town these travellers wanted a local experience; they love food and cooking. It ...

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Open Evenings. Summer menu.

News

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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Plum jam, picnic baskets and wedding feasts.

Journal & Recipes

Summer has arrived in abundance. The cooking school has been busy hosting our anytime classes plus both of our favourite gourmet getaway teachers; Chef Stef Marais and the Boss of Bacon Richard Bosman. A good blend of skills and fun was had by all in both these culinary weekends. We look forward to confirming dates of ...

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Sugar free, gluten free delicious biscuits

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PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH BITES Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups canned* chickpeas, well-rinsed and patted dry with a paper towel 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (165 grams) natural peanut butter 1/4 cup (80 grams) honey 1 teaspoon baking powder a pinch of salt if your peanut butter doesn’t have salt ...

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