Franschhoek – the beautiful, quaint, “must see” village in the heart of the Winelands. I have been here before on a couple of occasions, though never with enough time to wander the main street. This time I would have the ...
Claire recently took a small group of hand-picked British journalists and bloggers around South Africa, in conjunction with South African Airways and South African Tourism UK, to rediscover some of its tourism icons...
Last month Dalene Claassens was announced as the new Estate Manager at Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyards. We wanted to get to know Dalene and find out what plans she has for Mont Rochelle so we gave her a grilling:
The meal at Mange Tout was amazing. We had some incredible food on this trip, but this meal was probably the most memorable – especially the Chocolate Fondant!
Ethos Marketing in conjunction with South African Airways have organised an afternoon of tea and scones at one of Britain’s most luxurious hotels, South Lodge Country House Hotel in West Sussex.
As well as having two very different yet equally appealing restaurants at Mont Rochelle there is also the town of Franschhoek a mere 20 minute walk away. Considered by many to be the gourmet capital of South Africa this picturesque town has plenty to keep you occupied and with 36 restaurants and 42 active wineries in the area you’re guaranteed not to go hungry or thirsty.
Today's recipe comes from Mont Rochelle's fine dining restaurant Mange Tout which is beautifully appointed to give full expression to the spectacular valley views. The décor is classic Provencal and the menu is elegant with a South African flare.
Located in the wine tasting facility of Mont Rochelle vineyards, the Country Kitchen offers relaxed dining, with the slant on mediterranean fare. The perfect spot for an al fresco lunch or cosy dinner.