Baba Ganoush by Franck Dangereux (The Foodbarn, Noordhoek, South Africa)

When I make Baba Ganoush (roasted aubergine dip), I always use the recipe from French chef Franck Dangereux – of The Foodbarn in Noordhoek, South-Africa – as a basis.

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Pineapple, Mango and Coconut Fool

Nothing better than a fresh yet indulgent dessert (with some very nice South African dessert wines from Mullineux and Newton Johnson)…

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Sweet Potato Gratin

This recipe from the Plenty More cookbook is based on a dish from Danielle Postma, a South African chef who worked with Ottolenghi in the UK.

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Burger Week: #2: Pancetta Cheeseburger with Monkey Gland Sauce

Carrying on with Burger Week at Arcisfoodblog: 7 posts on some of the more remarkable burgers I “encountered” in the past couple of months; either homemade or in restaurants.

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Cape Winemakers Guild Wine Tasting and Lunch at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg (Sept 2016)

Chantal and I attended a special lunch and Cape Winemakers Guild (CWG) wine tasting at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg in Brummen last Sunday. Continue reading “Cape Winemakers Guild Wine Tasting and Lunch at Kasteel Groot Engelenburg (Sept 2016)”

Around the World – La Colombe – Constantia, South Africa (May 2016)

We ended our culinary journey in South Africa with La Colombe at the Silvermist Organic Wine Estate on Constantia Nek.

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Around the World – The Test Kitchen – Cape Town, South Africa (May 2016)

The third stop and highlight in our culinary journey in South Africa was lunch at The Test Kitchen in Cape Town.

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Around the World – South Africa – Cape Town Eats Walking Tour

After last’s year venture in Bali into getting to know the local cuisine first hand, we were unfortunately not able to book a Cape Malay cooking course, but did stumble on something better!

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Around the World – South Africa – The Burgers

Followers of this blog should have seen this post coming a mile away. Holidays = sampling local burgers. Here are some of the more memorable ones.

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Around the World – The Tasting Room – Franschhoek, South Africa (May 2016)

We continued our culinary journey in South Africa at The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français.

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Around the World – Rust en Vrede Restaurant – Stellenbosch, South Africa (April 2016)

We started our culinary journey in South Africa with the “Estate Experience” at Rust en Vrede restaurant.

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Around the World – South Africa – Intro

It has been quiet on arcisfoodblog the last couple of weeks as we were on holidays. Continue reading “Around the World – South Africa – Intro”