• 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, luxury accommodation and enjoy African Relish either as a stand-alone destination or part of an extended foodie tour. Scroll down to buy our new cookbook.  See you on the verandah for a meal at our African Relish 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

A small town business

A small town business

African Relish cooking school is 11 years old and has survived the challenges of opening and running a small business in a remote town.  South African small towns that are positioned as getaway destinations like Paternoster, Greyton and Dullstroom, have the advantage of higher occupancy by being relatively close to an urban center.  However, they ...

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Winter in the Karoo

Winter in the Karoo

June in the Karoo is a special month. It is an enjoyable time with the guests who join us during winter, we can spend crisp, clear Karoo days in our kitchen or exploring the town and surrounds, and nights in front of a crackling fire. When it is quiet we take the time to do ...

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Easy Winter cooking with Nina Timm

Easy Winter cooking with Nina Timm

Nina Timm makes a welcome return to our kitchen this June. We couldn’t be more excited. Her master classes are popular and well attended, which makes us happy, but there’s more. Every times she visits, Nina shares fabulous new ideas and tips with our team. We always learn so much, like the time she taught ...

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