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A chef that takes the cake
10 August 2018
Head Pastry Chef Saretha Basson is the culinary creative behind the new Classic High Tea at The Cellars-Hohenort. We catch up with Saretha to chat about why she loves being a pastry chef.
Recipe: Head Chef Paul Nash shares a favourite winter dish
17 July 2018
In the winter months you’ll find Head Chef of The Conservatory Paul Nash foraging on the slopes of the Hottentots Holland Mountains as well as in the Tsitsikamma pine forests.
Recipe: ‘Big Green Egg’ Lacquered Pork Buns & Turnip Kimchi
22 March 2018
Our Executive Chef Peter Tempelhoff recently prepared a special ‘Big Green Egg’ dish for the prestigious Fine Wine and Food Festival ‘Constantia Fresh’ at Buitenverwachting Estate. The Lacquered Pork Buns & Turnip Kimchi went down a...
Recipe: St. Patrick’s Appletini
13 January 2018
May your glass be ever full – full with our special St Patrick’s Day Appletini that is, if you happen to be at The Marine on 17 March. Served in the Sun Lounge, this exclusive cocktail is green of course, to celebrate the most Irish of Irish holidays. Happy St Patrick’s Day!
Peter Tempelhoff’s braai tips for Heritage Day
27 September 2017
Happy Heritage Day! Today South Africans across the land celebrate the cultural diversity and heritage of the rainbow nation. Fittingly many choose to do this with the quintessential South African pastime known as ‘the braai’.
Recipe: The Whale Watcher
15 August 2017
Enjoy ‘Whale Watcher’, one of our signature cocktails, in our scenic The Sun Lounge. Overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay, the bar is the ideal spot to relax while searching the waters for resident and visiting marine life. And once back home, why not try this delicious cocktail...
Recipe: The Mermaid’s Dream Cocktail
02 August 2017
This is one of The Sandbar’s signature Martinis, best enjoyed while admiring the sunset, or as an after-dinner digestif. Inspired by our resident mermaid, we shake Vanilla Vodka and Coconut Rum with fresh mint, lemon sour and pineapple juice. Served straight up, it makes for a wonderfully indulgent treat.
Recipe: The Plettenberg Seafood Soup with Rouille and Croutons
29 July 2017
Our signature dish comprises only the freshest ocean bounty. The delectable combination of fish and fragrant spices make it a most impressive starter – or even the star of the show. Taste it in the beautiful surroundings of SeaFood at The Plettenberg, then try the recipe at home to wow your dinner guests.
Recipe: Grapefruit & Pink Peppercorn Margarita
30 May 2017
Our talented bartenders are putting a Greenhouse Bar twist on the Classic Margarita to create one of our signature Martinis, the Grapefruit & Pink Peppercorn Margarita. Enjoy it at the elegant Greenhouse Bar to start your evening in style - then wow your dinner guests...
Recipe: White Chocolate & Chilli Martini
30 May 2017
Indulge in our decadent White Chocolate & Chilli Signature Martini. As the name suggests, The Martini Bar specialises in Mr Bond’s favourite drink, shaken with flair and served within an elegant setting. The sweetness of this particular Martini is offset by the spiciness...