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d'Olyfboom Chimichurri Sauce

d'Olyfboom Chimichurri Sauce
" This sauce is used extensively in Argentina with their famous beef steaks, although it's also brilliant with chicken.It has the consistency of runny pesto and it's best to experiment a bit until it's perfect for your palate.The acidity and rich herby flavours make it totally addictive." Mariza de Jager, d'Olyfboom Chef. INGREDIENTS:A few beef ste...
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NEW CHEF AT d'OLYFBOOM BELIEVES IN BALANCE

NEW CHEF AT d'OLYFBOOM BELIEVES IN BALANCE
If you asked Mariza de Jager, newly appointed Chef at d'Olyfboom Family Estate in Paarl, about the most important element in cooking, she would say it's balance.This comes from her year of working in Taiwan where she learnt amongst other things that the balance between sweet, sour, salt and bitter is what makes a dish OK or spectacular!"I learnt to...
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Fatherhood celebrated with art at Paarl estate

Fatherhood celebrated with art at Paarl estate
South Africa celebrates Father's Day on Sunday 17 June this year and d'Olyfboom Family Estate in Paarl is proud to present a new exhibition by Wellington artist and photographer Hennie van Loggerenberg called "I Found a Father", which opens on this day at 18h00.Hennie explains: "This collection consists of 12 installations all celebrating the conce...
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Grace8 Ministries visits d'Olyfboom

Grace8 Ministries visits d'Olyfboom
Do not miss out on this amazing event. To book, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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Langtafel at d'Olyfboom a roaring success!

Langtafel at d'Olyfboom a roaring success!
On Saturday 17 March, more than 200 guests arrived for the second Long Table Fundraiser to benefit the Family Tree Leadership Academy. The fantastic support by the local community, a perfectly balmy summer evening, hard-working parents from the Academy and generous sponsors, made the event such a success. The 2019 date is already set for Saturday,...
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Worship Evening with Julius Magan

Worship Evening with Julius Magan
We would like to invite our whole community to this special evening with Julius Magan. 
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Water Expert positive about solutions for SA water crisis.

Water Expert positive about solutions for SA water crisis.
"South African farmers are in general well educated, highly motivated and knowledgeable and this gives me hope that a solution to the Western Cape's water challenges will be found in time," says Professor Eilon Adar, Alain Poher Chair in Hydro-Geology and Arid Zones, Director of the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research (2002-2015), ...
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Andrias Bok - A Chef's journey from Namaqualand to the Winelands

Andrias Bok - A Chef's journey from Namaqualand to the Winelands
Andrias Bok (31) is a lucky man, but as he agrees immediately when you meet him, recognising opportunities when they come your way and working hard to make your dreams come true, are a large part of his success. Born in Springbok in the Northern Cape, Andrias' golden opportunity came when he starting working in the kitchen at Naries Namakwa Retreat...
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Is this the Ultimate Chocolate Brownie?

Is this the Ultimate Chocolate Brownie?
Chocnut Brownie (Courtesy of Chef Westley Muller)Oven: 150 °CTime: 50minServes: 6-8Ingredients:370 g castor sugar 80 g cocoa powder 60 g flour5 ml baking powder 250 g butter 4 eggs beaten5 ml vanilla 150 g grated dark chocolate 100 g chopped nuts Method:1.Preheat oven to 150 °C2.Line a baking tray with grease proof paper and spray with spray and c...
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D'OLYFBOOM FAMILY ESTATE – LANGTAFEL 2018 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

D'OLYFBOOM FAMILY ESTATE – LANGTAFEL 2018 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1) DATE, VENUE, TIMESaturday 17 March 2018D'Olyfboom Family Estate, 14 Napier Rd, Paarl.Directions:www.dolfyboom.co.za orTel:+27 21 870-1080. More information:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. welcome from 17h30. Registration, Welcome drink and Lawn games till 19h00 when dinner will be served. Evening ends at 22h002) TICKETS, BOOKINGSThe ticket cost is R3...
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PLATTERS AVAILABLE ON ORDER!

SNACK PLATTER:R450 per platter serving 10-12 peopleBASIC ITEMS:Humus Sweet chilli cream cheeseCracker selectionStoneground brown seed loafThen add any 4 items below: Meat selection:24 x Hickory ham rolls 12 x Chicken kebab 24 x Mini "frikadelle" 24 x Mini venison boerewors lollipops​Vegetarian selection:  24 x Tomato, mozzarella and basil...
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The Well Family Meals make life easier!

The Well Family Meals make life easier!
Chef Dennis Strydom has been tasked with producing healthy, flavourful meals to be enjoyed at home with the minimum of fuss."I love these family favourites and only use the best local ingredients and have added hidden veggies wherever possible," he says. Just add a starch and a salad, and supper is ready!Our The Well What's App group is the best wa...
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Blueprint for Parenting with Norm Wakefield

Norm Wakefield is becoming a household name in the circles of d'Olyfboom Family Estate and Family Tree Leadership Academy. He is a seasoned speaker with many successful conferences and workshops under his belt but more importantly: he is an amazing father and just loves sharing his knowledge with fathers and mothers who are looking to make the most...
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Creating Healthy Boundaries with Lourentia de Kock

Creating Healthy Boundaries with Lourentia de Kock
​Lourentia de Kock's Women's Conference is an annual highlight on d'Olyfboom's events calendar. In 2018, she will return to facilitate "Creating healthy boundaries" - a topic worth discussing and a vital thing to be able to do in the fast paced environment most of us find ourselves in. Be sure not to miss out!Venue: d'Olyfboom Family EstateDate: 13...
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Festive Semi-Freddo

Festive Semi-Freddo
Makes +- 2 litersIngredients: 250g fruit cake mix50g green glace cherries cut in half50g red glace cherries cut in half1 tsp cinnamonHalf cup brandy1 cup strong rooibos tea3 eggs2 egg yolksHalf scraped vanilla pod or 5ml vanilla essence 200g castor sugar500ml creamHalf cup pecan nuts chopped (optional) Method: Place the fruit cake mix, cherries, ci...
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Q&A with chef, Dennis Strydom

Q&A with chef, Dennis Strydom
Dennis Strydom recently joined the d'Olyfoom team as Head Chef of The Well. We spent some time with him to find out why he loves what he does, how he came to be a chef and some other interesting facts. Q: Tell us a little bit about your career before you came to d'Olyfboom? A: I come from a family where food is important and my childhood memories o...
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Save the Date: Long Table at d'Olyfboom 2018

Save the Date:  Long Table at d'Olyfboom 2018
The Long Table Fundraiser event for The Family Tree Academy is set for Saturday, 17 March 2018 at 17h30 for 18h00. Once again the long table will be set up amongst the vineyards on the historic d'Olyfboom Estate in Napier Street, and friends, family and colleagues can get together to enjoy an evening of wonderful food, a stunning setting overlookin...
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Samuel's Ear

Samuel's Ear
If he calls you, then you must say, "speak Lord for your servant hears." – 1 Samuel 3:9 Discerning God's voice from the trillion others calling out to us has never been more important that now! The ability to distinguish truth from lie and harmless from harmful must rank among the most profound skills any parent can impart to their children.The Bi...
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In the paths of His commands.

In the paths of His commands.
"Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Saviour and my hope is in you all day long." Psalm 25: 4-5Realizing that we are under-equipped to navigate the wilderness of life is the point of departure for any journey with Jesus. Our society is the most effective ever in persuading us that ...
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Lead yourself first!

Lead yourself first!
"Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Saviour and my God." -Psalm 42:11- It has been said that the best leaders in history excelled in leading themselves first and that this entailed talking to rather than listening to themselves.David was no stranger to despondency, bu...
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