De Kuilen Delicious

De Kuilen Delicious

at De Kuilen Country House


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About Us

About Us

Welcome! My name is Anne-Marie Molteno, I’m a passionate lover of fabulous tasting, healthily grown food – and everything behind-the-scenes as well — the fragrance of garlic, the crackle from the skillet, and the sight of a perfectly roasted bird coming out from the oven. Cooking speaks […]

My favourite Quiche recipe

My favourite Quiche recipe

My favourite Quiche Recipe Serves 4 persons Preparation time = 10 minutes Cooking time 2 hours 45 minutes   Ingredients: 10 ripe tomatoes, halved                                           […]

Melanzane alla Parmigiana

Melanzane alla Parmigiana

Our Most popular breakfast was our take on Melanzane alla Parmigiana: using freshly picked, home-grown Brinjals from our garden. Serves 6             Ingredients Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. 2 medium to large Brinjals (Melanzane)    handful each of parsley and […]

Fish and Baba Ghanoush

Fish and Baba Ghanoush

Grilled sustainable Fish with minted Baba Ghanoush, and green oil The Dinner that most guests liked best in March was one created by Frank Dangereux of the Food Barn for the Great South African Cook Book, a wonderful trove of recipes supported by Tiger Brands. […]

Late Summer at de Kuilen Country House

Late Summer at de Kuilen Country House

Late Summer at de Kuilen Country House Breakfast higlight: Strawberry and Raspberry Limoncello Spritz (6 to 8 glasses) with Grilled Smoky Halloumi (add Pesto dip if you like) adapted from the “Real Meal Revolution” (Dr. Tim Noakes’s Banting book) Dinner favourite: Fricassee of Chicken with Figs and […]

Figs

Figs

March 2017 Currently in season  – our harvest of figs this year has been particularly bountiful! Figs with port, a sublime combination Our figs were used in our recent servings of ‘Fricassée of Chicken with Figs and Port Sauce (an adaptation taken from Roger Verge’s […]

Aubergines!

Aubergines!

March to April 2017 Aubergines … brinjals … melanzane … eggplant – delicious from our garden most of summer and into Autumn. Their subtle and distinctive combination of textures and flavours – smooth, fleshy, creamy, smoky – make them a versatile and beguiling component of many great […]