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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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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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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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