Klein Constantia MCC Brut 2013 Klein Constantia is perfectly situated for the production of wine grapes, red and white. An east facing slope for soft morning sunlight, cooling breezes tumbling gently down the slope from the over-the-mountain cool Benguela current ameliorating the summer heat, as indeed do those from False Bay coming up the slope.
Jamie Schler's Chard Fennel & Feta Pie Reminiscent of a spinach and feta Spanikopita, this Chard, Fennel & Feta pie is heartier thanks to a wonderful yeast-bread crust, delicate on the inside, crispy on the top, feather light. Spinach is replaced with chard or kale and lots of onions, garlic and fennel, cooked
Mini Soufflé Fritatta by Hein I recently came across the wonderful work of Hein van Tonder, a Cape Town based food photographer and writer. He kindly allowed me to use some of his work as recommendations for the wines about which I write. Of this recipe, Hein writes “One of my favourite food
Beef Carpaccio served with Garlic Ciabatta Serves 4 Easy to prepare Preparation & Cooking time 10 mins What you'll need 800g beef fillet, very thinly sliced and flatten a little 250ml (1 cup) extra-virgin olive oil 45ml (3 tbsp) balsamic vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 celery sticks, thinly
Anna & Roberta Montali's Chargrilled Chicken & Chilli Skewers Serves 4 – 6 Easy to prepare Prepping and cooking time: 20 mins plus extra for marinating You’ll need 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped juice of 1 lime salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 15ml (1 tbsp)