• A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

  • A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

  • A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

  • A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

  • A Culinary Adventure

    A recreational cooking school, set in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, South Africa.

Cooking in the Karoo

African Relish is a Recreational cooking school in the Karoo town of Prince Albert in the Western Cape, South Africa.  Select a themed half or full day cooking class.  Experience South African produce, cuisine, stylish accommodation and enjoy African Relish either as a stand-alone destination or part of an extended foodie tour. See you on the verandah for a meal at our Chef’s Café or take home something delicious from our Deli.

Cooking Courses

African Relish runs two basic course types throughout the year. Our Anytime cooking courses, like Karoo Classics or Vegetarian, are half or full day and easy to book on short notice . Our Scheduled weekend courses with invited chefs such as Neil Jewell, Nina Timm and Stef Marais, include longer culinary and special interest retreats like our popular Cycle tour or Yoga retreat.

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Cookbook

Our popular cookbook is the ultimate take-home treat for visitors to the African Relish Cooking School. For just R275, it is a wonderful memento with food stories and memories from Prince Albert.

The book is filled with the very best tried and tested Karoo recipes from a decade in the African Relish kitchen. Click on the link to order your copy or send it as a gift.

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Blog

Watch this space. The Bard Garden.

Watch this space. The Bard Garden.

Breaking ground, the beginnings of a sustainable fork to fork project. We are preparing the land for The Bard Garden. What was once lawn will become a 10 x 15m organic potager garden. The garden is based on permaculture principles and agro-ecological growing techniques. Devised by Brett Bard, the design concept is taken from The ...

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Happiness in the kitchen

Happiness in the kitchen

Cooking classes We’re happily busy in the kitchen, training, learning and giving cooking classes, furthermore winter is a good time to perfect our skills and learn new recipes for new courses. Indeed snow is on the Swartberg Mountains in view of the cooking school and the kitchen is a hearty place to be. Lockdown classes ...

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The secrets of winter in the Karoo

The secrets of winter in the Karoo

Winter Warmers. Mid winter and the Karoo is a gem waiting to be visited, definitely the secret season. Warm sunny blue skies during the day although chilly at night. Our Winter Warmer accommodation special is just the trick for a weekend getaway for two, or a school holiday outing family of four. Our cottages have ...

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