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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National Braai Day

Journal & Recipes

This public holiday is a real indication that summer has arrived, and South Africans everywhere gather around a braai on National Braai Day. Our chef Gavin has given a few tips about cooking on a braai. ” * I recommend cooking your steak on really hot coals. Often one finds people braai the wors first then the ...

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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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Karoo culinary experiences

Journal & Recipes

The first of our summer gourmet getaways is a weekend of bistro cooking with Executive Chef Stef Marais of Societi Bistro in Cape Town. Join us in our kitchen during October and November for a series of invited chef weekends. We kick off with a return visit of chef extraordinaire Stef Marais from 23rd – ...

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More! Allergen-free recipes for the whole family.

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Last weekend we attended the launch of More! a recipe book.  It was noted at the launch it is the first allergen-free recipe book in South Africa. Written by Sylvie Hurford , mother of Gabriel and Rose, the collection of recipes were tried and tested over the years on her infants and during their childhood. Sylive says of ...

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Prince Albert Winter School

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Prince Albert Winter School  7 – 16 August 2015 This years Winter School runs over 10 days. Starting over the coming long weekend this creative programme covers courses and excursions with local experts and skilled artisans. Options include cookery, jewellery-making, yoga, blacksmithing, interior design, camera skills, storytelling, star-gazing, poetry readings, art films and talks, oil ...

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Spicy Sago Pudding

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5 Spice Sago pudding with Meringue & Pomegranate ginger syrup Servings 6-8 1 cup sago 5 cups of milk 5 cloves 10g cinnamon sticks 5g fennel seeds, dry roasted 3 star anise pods 5g Szechwan pepper, dry roasted pinch of salt 125g sugar 3 eggs, separated 75g butter 125 ml cream Method Soak sago in ...

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Are you Banting? Try this Hearty Stew.

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Braised Lamb neck pie with kohlrabi and butternut mash For the Braised Lamb: 6 large lamb necks 1 large carrot chopped 1 large onion chopped 8 cloves garlic – skin on 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1 stick celery chopped 4 bay leaves 500ml red wine – shiraz 1 tbsp coarse sea salt 1 tbsp black peppercorns ...

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Mastering Bread

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On Tuesday the Dreyers joined us for a full day Bread course with Gavin Memper.  They were taught how to make a sourdough starter, shape and bake bread dough in many ways and braai roosterkoek on hot coals.   Naan and semolina pizza were baked in the wood fired oven.  Focaccia and hot cross buns were cooked in ...

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