No stone unturned

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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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The secrets of winter in the Karoo

Journal & Recipes

Winter Warmers. Mid winter and the Karoo is a gem waiting to be visited, definitely the secret season. Warm sunny blue skies during the day although chilly at night. Our Winter Warmer accommodation special is just the trick for a weekend getaway for two, or a school holiday outing family of four. Our cottages have ...

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Action! It’s autumn, behind masks.

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Is there a change of season in the Karoo? Temperatures do begin to drop from April, the later sunrise and earlier sunset become more exquisite to watch, and local tourists make their way into the cooler landscape for cycling and exploring. African Relish enjoys the autumn with it’s holiday season and the activities we share ...

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If music be the food of love play on…

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It’s February – the month of love. There is a lot that we love about our business, and seeing as it is the shortest month of the year we thought we would reflect on its message. More than anything we love the fact that ‘We Are Open’! We love our town and its people, the ...

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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 cooking and creativity that inspires.

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Guest blog and photographs by Gita Claassen Creativity needs to be fed. This universal truth is known and often forgotten about by self-confessed creatives like myself when we get so stuck in constantly producing that we neglect filling up what we pour out. I’ve often found that the best way to feed one’s creativity and ...

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