African Relish Foodie Tour
African Relish recreational cooking school sources some of the area’s best local and seasonal produce for our classes and we are happy to introduce you to these producers and creators.
Whether it is tasty artisan breads and pastries, gingerbeer, vetkoek and roosterkoek, pickled olives and oil, figs, cheeses, wines and witblits, biltong and charcuterie, you are in for a charming tour of the towns’ food and culture. Take the option of a stroll along with a drive in the African Relish Tuk Tuk or a leisurely cycle option; we will accompany you on this fun and tasty tour. Produce also on sale at various food suppliers at good prices. Please bring cash along.
Included: transport to food suppliers in town, light meal, all tastings and food experiences.
What to bring: basket or bag, water bottle, hat, sunscreen, comfortable outdoor clothing and shoes, cash.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Cost pp R600 for 4 to 4 pax / R650pp for 1 to 2 pax
Min 2, Max 4 persons.
For larger groups – option to cycle with Chef Camilla. Bicycle rental cost extra.
Tour will start from 14:30 till 19:00 and must be pre-booked 2 days in advance. Tours not available on Sundays and Mondays.
14:30 Arrive at African Relish. Meet the team, coffee and rusks.
Samoosa pur pastry demo. Punjabi filling demo. Hands-on folding session.
15:15 Bread demo at The Olive Branch with Prince Albert Kokkedoor, Hendry Olivier.
Bread will be served with lunch at African Relish.
15:00 Historical Museum tour with Lydia Barrella and witblits talk and tasting.
15:45 Visit Dr Pete’s veggie patch. We will pick produce for lunch.
16:15 Visit artist and knife artisan Cobus van der Bosch. He will discuss the process of making and
sharpening knives. Knives to purchase on order.
17:00 Light lunch served at African Relish. Samoosas made in class, bread from Hendry, salad and cheese from
Dr Pete’s Garden and Gay’s Dairy. Drinks for your own account.
17:30 Meet farmer Gay at her Gay’s Guernsey Dairy for cheese talk and tasting.
Also meet butcher Eric Snijders for biltong and droëwors tasting.
18:00 Head for Kredouw Olive Farm on the R407 for olive oil tasting and visit of the olive groves (20km)
a lovely drive through the Weltevrede Valley to the largest fig producing farm of red Adam’s figs for a tour and tasting (25km)
Swartrivier is the original olive farm with the oldest olive grove just minutes from town (4km)
***NOTE: transport to this last leg of the tour is for your own account.
You could choose to spend more time in town, we will then arrange arrival time at these farms for a little later.
For more information about this course, send us a message.