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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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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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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Veld botanicals and foraging tour with Dr Sue Dean

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On Saturday 23 June, Dr Sue Dean and three African Relish guests ventured up the Gordon Koppie to forage and explore what the veld had to offer. Canadian Marie-Louise and Joburg based friends Mary and Jonathan enjoyed their morning sourcing material for their cooking class with resident chef Camilla Comins. Plants on the Koppie They had a ...

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Easter in our Karoo Kitchen with Karen Dudley

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African Relish hosted an Easter cooking weekend with Karen Dudley in our Karoo kitchen.   Good Friday Friday afternoon after a lovely lunch cooked by Camilla and her team, dinner preparation started in full swing. Karen demonstrated how to debone and marinade legs of lamb for Saturday dinner. Friday dinner started with a duck salad. ...

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Simply Karoo

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With some baking hot days and a good loud thunderstorm or two the Karoo summer has arrived. The holidays are nearly upon us. We are ready for a busy and fun time of the year. Chose from a selection of our updated cooking classes. Here is what we have in store for you XMAS IN ...

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Summer Digest 2017

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Early summer is a wonderful time in Prince Albert.  Our garden is blooming and the cooking courses take full advantage of abundant produce.  Resident chef – Camilla Comins         We are thrilled that country style restaurant Eat Out award winner Camilla Comins has joined African Relish full time from the beginning of ...

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We’ve got delicious news …

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From The Table at De Meye and Overgaauw Restaurant in Stellenbosch, well known chef and cookbook author Camilla Comins joins the team as the new resident chef at African Relish Cooking School. As of August 1st Camilla will be running the cooking school kitchen and teaching our scheduled and anytime courses in Prince Albert, the ...

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SWARTBERG PASS REPAIRS AFTER FLASH FLOODS

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Donald Grant, the Minister of Transport & Public Works, informed us on Monday 22 May that 2.4km of the Swartberg Pass was severely damaged on 9 April 2017, which resulted in an emergency situation and the road being closed on the Prince Albert side of the Pass.  Prince Albert can still be reached via Meiringspoort ...

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