Mouthwatering meals for the weekend

These are NEXT level mouthwatering!  The Red Carnation Hotel Collection South Africa has shared an iconic recipe for a main meal from each of their South African hotels.  And since its the weekend, it seems the perfect time to give them a try…

From The Oyster Box, we give you Chef Kevin’s Lamb Curry….  YUM!


When visiting The Oyster Box, you cannot miss their Chef’s Table experience.

Chef Kevin
Chef Kevin Joseph

The Chef’s Table

If you’re a foodie looking for something a little ‘out of the ordinary’, need a unique event menu, or are keen to impress somebody special – then don’t miss the opportunity to take a front row seat with Executive Chef Kevin Joseph and his ace Team, for an extraordinary dining experience at The Chef’s Table in The Kitchen at The Oyster Box.

Your evening begins in the elegant Oyster Bar with pre-dinner drinks and live music from our resident musician, before being taken ‘behind the scenes’ where your culinary journey begins, with a tour of the working kitchen and your amuse bouche of Champagne and Canapes.

As the drama of this busy kitchen in ‘full service’ mode unfolds, watch as the Chefs prepare a delicious 5-course paired menu before your eyes.

From The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, we give you Mrs T’s Chicken Curry…

12 Apostles Flyer

This is one of Mrs Bea Tollman’s signature dishes and easy enough for you to try at home.  Delicious!


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The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa offer a number of unique dining experiences including romantic picnics, Tea by the Sea, Vegan High Tea, Blockbuster Birthday Parties and more.  They describe their dining experiences as being inspired by the fynbos and its not hard to see why considering their sensational views of the National Park.

And finally, from Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Chef Charles’s Bobotie.


Bobotie (Afrikaans) is a well-known South African dish consisting of spiced minced meat baked with an egg-based topping.


Bushmans Kloof’s Extraordinary Dining experiences are a variety of venues and eating styles created here for an utterly unforgettable experience of food, wilderness and life. Whether it’s a picnic on the banks of a sparkling river, or a lavish dinner at a secluded cottage deep in the reserve, their passionate staff will ensure your meal is a special experience.

All of these recipes are available in printable format so please drop me an email on if you’d like me to send them to you.

Contact a Thompsons Africa consultant at any time for assistance.


Tel: +27 31 275 3500

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