A small town business

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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

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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

Journal & Recipes

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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Autumn Master Class

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If you are one of those people who loves cooking hearty roasts and braises in the cooler seasons, our Master Class in May is for you. Chef Camilla Comins is definitely one of those people. Slow cooking, braising and taking time to build depth of flavours – that stuff is just her favourite. Comfort food. ...

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Chef’s Café and Fresh Horizons

Chef's Café

In an exciting first quarter of 2019, our café at African Relish is finally up and running. We’ve been busy. Starting with a limited menu of pizzas and pastas, we are gradually expanding the menu. Chef’s Café is everything we hoped, providing an easy family eatery for visitors. Perhaps more important, it offers a full-spectrum ...

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A morning with Anna Tvinnereim

Journal & Recipes

On Saturday 26 January hosted a morning course with a very special baker. Swedish cook and cultural ambassador, Anna Tvinnereim paid a flying visit to Prince Albert, fleeing the Northern winter. On her way back to Cape Town from visiting friends on the Garden Route, she manage squeeze in time for a course. Anna splits ...

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Samoosas of the Great Karoo

Journal & Recipes

Every chef, each and every cook, has a repertoire of go-to recipes for catering a gathering. One of the standards on an African Relish function menu, surprisingly enough, is the humble samoosa. In the hands of our kitchen team though, this scrumptious little starter is far from humble. The story of the African Relish samoosa ...

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Summer on the Verandah

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Holiday season at the Café The African Relish Café is open and firing, just in time for the busy season in Prince Albert. Our kitchen team, led by chef Camilla Comins, has created a menu that is simple and light. All perfect for balmy summer evenings. The café is set on the verandah of our ...

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Finally! It’s here

Journal & Recipes

A cooking school should publish a cookbook. It seems an obvious thing, so we did. It’s been a cherished dream of ours to publish a book since we welcomed the first guests into the African Relish Kitchen in early 2009. The plum has never been quite ripe though. It sort of took a back seat ...

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SPRING TO ATTENTION !

Journal & Recipes

September has really seen a Spring glow at African Relish. We’ve hosted two delicious food master-class courses, fed and watered the brave souls from two cycle tours, and welcomed a number of guests for cooking experiences with resident chef Camilla Comins. FRENCH COOKING WITH MYNHARDT JOUBERT AND LABORIE WINES Our first master class of the ...

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