Annual Mushroom forage at Boschendal with Justin Williams on May 6th

Cleaned Porcini on my Kitchen Table

The Boschendal Estate has a variety of microclimate areas which are perfect for the growth of wild mushrooms.  You are invited to spend a day, part of which is foraging for wild mushrooms with Justin Williams.  Since boyhood Justin has been a keen forager and given his love for wild mushrooms, his has become a well-known name in Cape Town, and he is frequently consulted on matters mushroom.

Foraging with Justin Williams

His passion is infectious and he is approachable and easy-natured. This day promises to be a huge fun learning experience.

Justin will give a short educational talk about mushroom identification and foraging. Then it’s off to the woods, the poplar groves and the oak plantations to search for the perfect porcini and others.

Christiaan Campbell busy making pasta

To end off the hunt, Boschendal’s Executive Chef Christiaan Campbell, will provide a three-course meal based on the freshest of vegetables and saladings from The Werf Garden and local products.

You will need to bring a basket with you in which to take away your mushrooms and some of the fabulous products from The Farm Shop and Deli.

Chicken of the Woods – Laetiporus sulphureus

Date 6th May
Time 10h00
Cost R600.00 per person includes the forage, a bottle of water and the three-course lunch
For reservations email or call 021 870 4274

For more information about Boschendal Estate and its wines – CLICK HERE

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