Cape Town is world-renowned as the culinary epicentre of South Africa and the home of unique, tasty meals that you won’t find anywhere else.
It seems that Cape Town’s perfected their own version of almost every dish there is, so what better place to start your online foray into cooking? Make the most of your spare time by mastering some of the unique foods that the Mother City offers.
Curry in a Hurry from the Bo-Kaap
Join Fayruza in her beautiful Bo-Kaap home on the slopes of Table Mountain as she whips up an authentic Cape Malay curry from scratch. Discover exciting new spices and learn how to create the signature sweet, sour, aromatic, and fruity flavours of Malay cooking first-hand.
You’ll learn how to make the delicious curry paste that forms the backbone of these recipes and how to use it in a tasty vegetarian meal accompanied by aromatic savoury rice and sambals.
If that isn’t enough for you, the lesson goes on to demonstrate how a few small changes can make an entirely new meal form the same basic ingredients. Afterward, your chef will answer all your questions about the secrets of Malay food and spices.
The price is R300 per class and it’s almost as good as the real thing.
Stir Crazy Cooking School
This culinary educational institution has taken their online teaching to a whole new level, with a range of ongoing courses covering a huge variety of recipes.
You can get a private chef to guide you through any meal of your choosing, including Cape Town classics, or opt for one of their standard cooking lessons, also guided by a pro. Try one of these:
- Bread Baking
- Vegetarian Meals
- Sushi Making
The classes come in a variety of price ranges to suit your interests and are limited to one household or 8 participants, to keep the experience as personal as possible.
A Taste of the Real Thing
Online cooking classes are a wonderful way to do something useful with your spare time, but nothing beats the real thing. Get in touch to start planning the Cape Town culinary adventure of a lifetime.
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