Boschendal, well worth the journey. Such a perfect destination for family fun. Lots to do for adults and children. Fine Food, Fine Wine and lovely people...
De Wetshof, replica of the Koopmans De Wet House in Cape Town Harvest time is Mosbolletjie time at De Wetshof Estate in the Robertson Valley. Danie de Wet and his sons Johann and Peter are Chardonnay Specialists. They also produce a range of red wines and MCCs. Mosbolletjies by Francina Blaauw of De Wetshof The
The Table Bay Hotel from the Harbour One of the things I so enjoy is a visit to The Table Bay Hotel. And I wish more Capetonians would do this. The parking is free [that’s the best!] and you feel welcome from the moment you turn into the gate. Last time I was there, there
Waterblommetjies grow in Boland ponds This recipe is a great tradition in the Cape where waterblommetjies, [Aponogeton distachys] also know as wateruintjies, fill the ponds and dams in the Western Cape with pretty white snowdroplike, strongly scented flowers. Louis Leipoldt, in his book on Cape Cookery, refers to them in English as Water Hawthorn and
The Boschendal Manor Housedwarfed by the Groot Drakenstein Mountain Gawie and Gwen Fagan, restoring architects of Boschendal in the late 1970s wrote, “Of all the stately farmsteads in the Drakenstein Valley, Boschendal has the finest setting.” First granted to French Huguenot, Jean le Long in 1685, the same year in which the King