Book now for the annual Franschhoek Summer Wines, 12h00 to 17h00 on 2 February 2019 at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards...
Franschhoek Summer Wines offers the opportunity to taste Red, White Rosé & MCC wines in the lovely surroundings of Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards...
Advent Calendar #14, a fine Merlot from Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards in the heat of Franschhoek. A sappy go to wine for any meal.
A fine roast leg of lamb with figs Roast leg of lamb. A traditional dish in many cultures. The dinner-table highlight of many a special celebration. The thought of which, brings emotion and memories and hunger... Lesser things have been allocated a special day on the calendar, so it makes good sense to join the
Dianne Bibby's Vichyssoise Soup with bacon & Parmesan crumble Dianne says, "Soup is the quintessential winter, meal in a bowl. Add to this a crusty baguette, crunchy toppings and supper is sorted. Crumbly croutons are to soup what streusel is to a muffin – an irresistible textural topping! As the soup is quite
Leopard's Leap Bobotie Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards in its beautiful Franschhoek home has a superb kitchen - with, for me, the showpiece of a classical French Rotisserie with all its brass and beauty. Chef Pieter de Jager runs cookery classes, special events and wine loves can go and dine there too. His take
Ina Paarman's French Beef Stew with shallots I find I always turn to the Queen of the South African Kitchen, Ina Paarman, when I am looking for a classical dish to go with a good wine. But then I turn to her too for her quick and easy 'spend less time in the
Chris Hoffman's Lemon Marmalade Polenta Cake When Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards launched their Culinaria Collection range of wines, they invited Franschhoek chefs to create dishes which went well with each of the wines. This was Chris Hoffman's recipe. Serves 6-8 For the lemon marmalade 2 lemons, thinly sliced 220 g sugar 375 ml
Jane-Anne Hobbs's Low-Carb Silken Chicken-Liver Pâté with Green Peppercorns I can't bear gritty, greyish chicken-liver pâtés: for me even to consider eating liver (shudder), the mixture must be very smooth and fine, with a complex flavour, a boozy undertone and a slight rosy blush on the inside. I've added Madagascan green peppercorns to this
Ryan Smith's Tuna Sashimi & Radish salad A group of Franschhoek Chefs created dishes to match each of the Leopard's Leap Culinaria Collection. This dish was produced by Ryan Smith, well known Franschhoek Chef of Ryan's Kitchen. Ryan and Lana opened their restaurant in a new venue earlier this week. For the bubbly
Leopard's Leap entrance with stunning Leopard artwork It has taken me a while to work my way through a fabulously wooden crate packaged 6 bottle case of Culinaria wines from Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards in Franschhoek. Sadly I missed the launch day on which the chefs cooked the dishes to go with the