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LEARN TO COOK! WITH VIVIANE BAUQUET FARRE 


AN ELEGANT TOUCH TO ENTERTAINING

 

 

Viviane has always had an elegant, cool touch. Her style of food is sophisticated and reflects the current trends using the freshest and finest of produce in the most creative way. Enjoy her summer festive canapés; cannellini bean dip with deep fried mint, shaved asparagus and goat cheese bruschetta, and flash fried brussels sprouts with garlic and lime. The Tuscan apple cake is a winner, moist and every spoonful is pure delight. The big plus is that it is utterly simple and quick! 

 

 

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DEFINING MOMENTS AT THE ONE&ONLY REACHING FOR YOUNG STARS AWARDS CEREMONY

 

 

 

 

The One&Only Reaching for Young Stars, the top culinary event for student chefs and wine stewards, celebrates its six consecutive year hosted by the One&Only Cape Town with eight of the Cape’s most prominent cookery schools; Cape Town Hotel School part of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Capsicum Culinary Studio, Eziko Cooking and Training Centre, The Hurst Campus, International Hotel School, The Private Hotel School, Silwood School of Cookery and the South African Chefs Academy. The annual prize-giving ceremony took place on 3rd November attended by the who’s who of the culinary cognoscenti with the Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa presenting a tourism update.  

 

 

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IT’S A PEACH OF A DAY!

 

With Paula Plit

 

 

When Paula Plit was confronted by a large windfall of gorgeous yellow cling peaches this was a huge challenge, but being the feisty excellent cook she is, Paula simply rolled up her sleeves, cleared the decks and hauled out every conceivable preserve pan, glass jar, wooden spoon and whatever was required to turn this golden harvest into a plethora of peach dishes; compotes, chutneys, fruit leathers, preserves and more! Paula has shared her recipes for poached peaches, peach chutney and peach habanero jam with a hot twist. Enjoy! 

 

 

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BEST OF THE BEST!

 

The Cape Legends & Artisan Spirits Inter Hotel Challenge

 

 

  

The Cape Legends & Artisan Spirits Inter Hotel Challenge regional cook-offs took place in June in Johannesburg at the International Hotel School, in Durban at the Unilever Food Solutions state of the art kitchens, and in Cape Town at the excellent International Hotel School. Choose from delectable starters, delicious mains and divine desserts, recipes from our winners! 

 

 

 

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LEARN TO COOK! FOOD & STYLE CLUB

 

By Viviane Bauquet Farre - A cook for all seasons!

 

 

Viviane, now living in California among olive trees and verdant vines, has a deft touch and a magical way with the simplest, often humdrum, ingredients producing light, vibrant dishes that suit the summer mood, refreshing and original. 

 

 

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STAR RECIPES FROM A BEVY
OF YOUNG COOKS ON THE RISE

One&Only Reaching for Young Stars

 

 

A Celebration of Olives
Brined Quail with Grilled Apricot and Rooibos Purée
Braised Pork Belly with Plum Chutney and Smokey Pork Neck Croquettes
Cured Char Siu Rasher with Crushed Potatoes with Mustard & Bacon Dressing
Beetroot Composition, Dark Chocolate Namalaka and Meringue
Flourless Dark Chocolate Torte with Lancewood Crème Fraîche Ice Cream, Khoisan Salted Caramel Sauce, Honey Nougat Meringue and Brandy Snap

 

 

 

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ONE&ONLY REACHING FOR YOUNG STARS

Celebrates its fifth anniversary in style
in the glamorous ballroom of the One&Only Cape Town

 

 

The International Hotel School, The Private Hotel School, Silwood School of Cookery, South African Chefs Academy, Cape Town Hotel School (part of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology) and The Hurst Campus wielded the wooden spoon. 

 

 

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PARTY PIECES

Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge Recipes

 

Myriad ways with one of the most versatile and economical meats around, pork has it all! Four young chefs have prepared pork dishes that aim to please; Robyn Marney of Radisson Blu Waterfront, Aphiwe Mzongwana (Southern Sun Waterfront, Southern Sun The Cullinan), Mukhtar Alli (Beverly Hills) and Charmainne Deacon of Cape Grace. 

 

 

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