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Tastes of the Mediterranean

Hout Bay

Activity Description

Course Dates:

23 October 2019 (18h00 – 21h30)

Sun-soaked recipes that conjure up visions of long table lazy lunches overlooking the vineyards, or a tapas dinner on a balmy summer’s evening…

Mediterranean food is healthy, nutritious, colourful and an exciting combination of flavours and spices form the many different cultures bordering the Mediterranean coastline. On this course we take a trip around the countries of the Mediterranean, exploring as many different flavours as we can, preparing recipes from Spain, Greece, France, Morocco, Portugal and Italy. The course includes the preparation of tapas, mains and desserts, and a full sit-down meal at the end to experience the spectacular variety this region offers.

Recipes may include:

Amarula and Roasted Hazelnut Tiramisu
Baked Yellowtail skewers with Chermoula – Moroccan
Basil and Pine Nut Crusted Yellowtail
Blue Cheese Phyllo Parcels with Fig Preserve
Caprese Skewers with Basil Pesto – Mediterranean
Couscous with Apricots, Spring Onions and Leeks
Eggplant Involtini
French Onion Soup
Greek Moussaka
Grilled Mediterranean Veg with Toasted Seeds & Moroccan Dukkah
Grilled Veg Salad with Moroccan Dhukkah
Imam Bayildi
Lamb ragout with black olives and yoghurt
Mediterranean Spinach, Leek and Cheese Pot Quiche
Moroccan Bessara Dip
Moroccan Phylo Layers with Rosewater Syrup
Moroccan Rub
Mussels in White Wine and Garlic Sauce
Patatas Bravasi
Pea, Pancetta & Taleggio Risotto
Polenta Rounds with Fig and Red Onion Relish with Goats Cheese
Pollo con naranja y menta – Chicken Breasts with Minty Orange Sauce
Pork Medallions in Cognac Cream
Red Pepper and Onion Tart
Spanish Crema Catalane – Catalan caramel cream
Tomato and Ricotta Cheese Tart with Fresh Basil,
Valencian Orange Salad (Tapa)
Wild Mushroom Risotto


Duration3 hours 30 minutes
WhenThis course is available all year round.
Where3 Woodcutters Grove Estate, Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
WeatherThis service is not weather dependent. Come rain or shine, the course will proceed.
What to WearWear something comfortable to cook in.
Things to BringYou don't need to bring anything extra with you to cook with.
Guests or SpectatorsWe do allow spectators to join, at 50% of the course price.


Minimum Age12 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsAll ingredients, recipes, and dinner; professional chef to lead the course.
ExclusionsAny beverages.


We do not provide drinks. Please bring any beverages you may want.

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