Vegetables are very important in the Cape’s culinary heritage. Remember that Jan van Riebeeck's reason for coming to the Cape was to establish a half-way station with fresh produce for sailors!
For Heritage month, we are sharing some delicious garden-based recipes with wine pairings and even a few tips to start your own vegetable garden!
Butter and Almond Roasted Cauliflower Steak, Babaganoush Puree, Horseradish Yoghurt, Home-made Sprouts
- Aubergine and Ricotta Cannelloni with Tomato and Rosemary Fondue
- Sardine and Fennel Bruschetta with Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Garden Greens and Herbes de Provence crust
- Parmesan Gnocchi with Curried Butternut Velouté, Poached Egg & Coppa Ham
Spring is the perfect time to start your own vegetable garden.
Here are a two very useful links to guide your efforts.