• 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

Summer’s bountiful harvest.

Summer’s bountiful harvest.

Summer. Wishes to you for a happy, healthy and abundant 2022 from the African Relish team. What better way to start the new year than with a week of cooking classes and being able to use the harvest from our freshly minted Bard garden. The garden is bountiful and rewarding. The Chef’s Café is able ...

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No stone unturned

No stone unturned

The Bard Garden is our new potager in the cooking school grounds. The first phase of planting was completed on 27th October under a brooding indigo sky and the heavens opened within minutes of planting the last of the sunflower seeds. The process began by asking Brett Bard of Tortoiseback Vegan Haven to collaborate with ...

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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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