Immerse yourself into a vibrant fusion of culture, colours and aromatic foods in the historic Bo-Kaap.
Learn how to prepare traditional Cape Malay dishes and gain firsthand insight into this community. Guests can enjoy the fruits of their labour in a scrumptious feast of savory sweet and spicy dishes that will delight all their senses. A parting gift of spices and heirloom recipes will tempt even the most timid cooks to recreate these memories at home.
Experience Cape Malay hospitality at its best!
Taste Malay Desserts
Enjoy a selection of delicious traditional desserts. A selection of hot and cold drinks in addition to the scrumptious desserts makes for the perfect high tea experience. You'll learn how to make one dessert from scratch, and be introduced to a host of others, while learning about the background of the desserts and the traditional ceremonies and festivals that we commemorate them with. Be prepared to spend a lazy afternoon relaxing and indulging your sweet tooth and inner child. Highly recommended!
Taste Malay Bobotie
Often considered the National dish and also a fusion dish unique to this country, Bobotie, is integral to Cape Malay Cuisine and South African culture. Guests will learn about different types of spices and how to cook Bobotie from a tried and rested recipe passed down for generations, along with sambals and sides. You will learn about its origin, watch a step-by-step demonstration and sit down to savour the dish and a surprise iconic local dessert. Walk away with a memorable experience and the tried and tested family recipe of Bobotie!
Taste Malay Dishes
This class offers guests a three course meal, which, once armed with knowledge and spices, is a simple pleasure to prepare. You will be introduced to the magic and mixing of spices, techniques and trusted secrets that is integral to perfecting Malay cuisine. This class is hands on, lots of fun and no prior knowledge or experience is needed. Arrive hungry and be prepared to get your hands dirty!