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Mosbolletjie French Toast Recipe

Wentelteefjes, is the Dutch word for what we know today as French Toast. This dish can be traced back more than 2000 years to a Roman chef called Apicius, who cooked for the aristocracy during...

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Love Biscuits for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day might be a tad too commercial, but it does not hurt to spend some extra time and effort - if not money - on your loved ones!  Who can resist the charm of...

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2018 Wine Grape Harvest Expectations

Speculation is rife about the timing, quality and especially volume of South Africa's 2018 wine grapes harvest - all because of the exceptional drought conditions in the Cape Winelands. At the annual Vinpro wine industry information day,...

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Treat, trend and tradition - watermelon in all its shapes and forms

Watermelon is one of the delights of summer. When served chilled, it is refreshing, sweet and juicy and a popular fruit to eat on its own or to use as an ingredient. No surprise then...

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The La Motte Harvest Experience - a celebration of winelands traditions

The energy of harvest time in the Winelands is infectious! To share the excitement, La Motte wine estate in the Franschhoek Valley invites guests to participate in a special Harvest Experience presented for the duration...

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Announcing a new exhibition: Fleurs de La Motte

Renowned for combining wine, cuisine, the arts and the beauty of the natural landscape in an internationally acclaimed experience for guests to its Franschhoek address, Fleurs de La Motte once again confirms La Motte Wine...

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Pierneef à La Motte's Summer Menu - the best of both worlds

It is not often that one gets the best of both worlds. Not compromising on taste, while keeping the issue of health in mind is a regular challenge to chefs, cooks and those who love...

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A picture on every bottle

La Motte's premium Pierneef Collection of wines are often praised for their quality, versatility and consistency, but the estate using Pierneef artworks as labels for these wines, makes for another interesting talking point. Each vintage of...

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Seasonal, sweet and sentimental

The Dutch brought oblietjies to the Cape. Initially these small waffles were baked in a small iron pan with a lid, called an oblie-yster (oblie iron).The pan usually had an engraved pattern, which decorated the...

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Serve a savoury surprise with our 2014 La Motte Méthode Cap Classique

The Franschhoek Valley is famous for the quality and elegance of its Méthode Cap Classique wines. Each year, the first weekend of December sees the valley hosting the party of the year, the annual Franschhoek...

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