Cabernet Franc finds a perfect home in the Robertson Wine Valley in the Rietvallei JMB Cabernet Franc 2015
Belmond Mount Nelson HotelIconic Cape Town Hotel affectionately known as The Nellie At a Chef's Table in the Planet Restaurant Kitchen of Cape Town's iconic Mount Nelson Hotel. midst the hustle and bustle of mis-en-place preparation for dinner, a small group of us sat down for lunch yesterday to be treated to a
“Blanc,” said Dolf Hershowitz brushing some fluff from his white cocktail jacket, “blanc is French for white.” Louis L'Amour's The Lonely Men Stienie Boshoff looked up from his Louis L’Amour novel. “Really? I thought ‘blanc’ was what your mind does every time the widow Klitana Nothnagel asks you to fix her plumbing.” Dolf
Dine van Zyl's Fisant [Francolin] Pie with a batter blanket This is a very old, traditional Cape recipe. If you cannot find francolin (pheasant), use free-range chicken. For the pie 2 francolin 250 ml (1 c) boiling water 250 ml (1 c) dry white wine 5 cloves 5 allspice berries 2 bay leaves
Lamb Knuckle & Red Bean Casserole Lovely warm winter casserole for the snowy mountain days. You’ll need 2 kg lamb knuckle seasoned flour extra virgin olive oil 3 medium onions – chopped 3 carrots – chopped 2 sticks celery – chopped 3 cloves garlic – crushed 1 x 410g whole peeled tomatoes –
Rietvallei Estéanna White 2012 When your family has farmed your land for 150 years and you are the 6th generation winemaker, I reckon you are due some respect. When you are still making a wine from a vineyard planted by an ancestor on 1908 and winning prizes with it, double respect is due.
Lannice's Fishcakes Perfect as a midweek supper with a glass of great white wine. Inspired by Lannice Snyman's Pilchard Fishcakes Recipe from her book Out of the Can. What you'll need 1 x 425g tin of Lucky Star Middlecut 2 medium potatoes, peeled, cut into cubes and boiled 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1