Experience

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3-day cooking experience with African Relish Cooking School in Prince Albert

Small-town serenity? Check. Gorgeous Karoo sunsets? Check. Meet and greet local Prince Albert food producers plus hands-on cooking classes with amazing local produce under the guidance of a seasoned chef? Check-check. The only problem? You might never want to leave this quaint dorpie (town) on the southern edge of the Groot Karoo by the end of it all. […]

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French cooking adventure with Marlene van der Westhuizen in Charroux

Join celebrated South African chef and author Marlene van der Westhuizen on a 6-day cooking adventure in the 12th century French medieval village of Charroux, Allier. Set in the rugged Auvergne region deep in the heart of Bourbonnais near Vichy, the Van der Westhuizens’ charming 15th century home, Bagatelle, is now the setting of immersive […]

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Tamatiestraat cooking class experience in Stellenbosch

If you’ve always been a bit intimidated by the thought of formal cooking classes, Tamatiestraat Cooking School’s relaxed, friendly vibe and fresh, innovative approach to food will be right up your alley. In fact, you’ll probably end up laughing as much as you’ll sharpen your cooking skills, thanks to the foodie couple’s quirky kitchen chemistry and […]

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Marlene van der Westhuizen Cook’s Club cooking classes in Cape Town

The perfect mid-week treat, Cook’s Club offers intimate cooking classes in the heart of Green Point with chef and cookbook author Marlene van der Westhuizen. In this informative class Marlene demonstrates her excellent cooking skills gathered from years of experience in classic French cooking. Highlights Sitting around Marlene’s beautiful dining room table Great break in the week […]

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Urban foraging and cooking in Cape Town

There are edible treasures growing wild all over Cape Town; you just have to know where to look. And that’s where Charlie Standing, also known as the Urban Hunter Gatherer, comes in. Foraging is his forte, and after spending a day with him, you’re guaranteed to look at your surrounds in a whole new light. […]

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Indigenous Cape fynbos and wine pairing in Stellenbosch

Sustainability superheroes and makers of top-notch tipples, Bartinney Wines offers a chance to experience how the unique flavours of their farm’s fynbos are a match made in heaven with their boutique wines. The folks at Bartinney are as serious about producing top boutique wines as they are about championing biodiversity and sustainable farming. Highlights Interactive experience […]

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