Karoo holidays

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Our town is a buzz this summer as guests spend Christmas or New Years holidays with us, or spend a night in the Karoo as they drive through to their final destinations. The African Relish culinary hub of cooking school, Chef’s Café and Deli is open during the festive season except on Christmas, and Boxing ...

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Getting ready for the summer holidays or a wedding?

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African Relish gets festive in the Karoo. It is soon time for the school holidays and festive celebrations or even a wedding for the summer. Our foodie haven has the following offerings to tempt you.  Gifts  The deli has three gift bag options – our cloth tote bag filled with a bottle of red wine, ...

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Summer is cooking

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Halfway through October already, and we have a busy class calendar and a new lunch menu. There are a variety of classes on our calendar to choose from 19 October – Flavours of the East 23 October – Karoo on a plate 25 October – Baking sweet and savoury 25 October – South African Classics ...

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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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