How To Make Traditional Tomato Jam

As it is Heritage Month during September, why not try this tomato jam recipe from Die VLV Kookboek – a lovely collection of recipes compiled by the VLV or Women Agriculture Association.

 

It’s Time For Leopard’s Leap #Words4Wine

Leopard’s Leap Wines is delighted to announce the 2019 edition of its #Words4Wine campaign as part of its sponsorship of the annual Cape Town-based Open Book Festival.

 

Culinary Heritage – It Is All In The Sharing

Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant has always been about sharing. Sharing food stories and sharing food favourites. And it is this personal concept of heritage cuisine that is the inspiration behind the restaurant’s new offering. Beautifully creative, every single morsel served in the elegant environment of the restaurant, shares a line from the South African food story.

 

Lamb Pie and Red Wine for Winter

A hearty pie and a good glass of red wine – an unbeatable winter combination! Try our recipe for lamb cooked with red wine and rosemary, then covered in buttery pastry. Hmmm, that is the hearty pie bit covered. For the good glass of red wine, we suggest the 2017 Leopard’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon – it has all the pairing ability for the lamb and rosemary, all the elegance you expect from a Cabernet Sauvignon and then, it is approachable and so easy to enjoy.

 

New Art Exhibition: Land Rewoven, MJ Lourens In Conversation With JH Pierneef

The La Motte Museum introduces a new art exhibition entitled, Land Rewoven. Presented in collaboration with Barnard Gallery, this new addition to the Franschhoek Valley estate’s acclaimed offering, comprises a considered body of work by MJ Lourens in conversation with selected paintings of JH Pierneef from the La Motte Museum collection. The inspiration for this exhibition lies in recontextualising Pierneef’s well-known oeuvre within a contemporary dialogue.

 

Pierneef’s legacy lives on at La Motte

The museum’s recreation will stir the memories of those who saw the original installation and inspire the imaginations of those who didn’t.

 

Introducing A Franschhoek Pair – La Motte Syrah and La Motte Chardonnay

Winemakers and wine writers often get excited about wine being site-specific, but for those who enjoy drinking the wine, it is important that the terroir relates to taste. La Motte’s trusted pair of Syrah and Chardonnay are made exclusively from Franschhoek grapes and you can taste it.

 

Garlic And Thyme Baked Camembert With French Baguette

Sometimes the basics are the best. Bread. Cheese. Wine. And no one has mastered the art of making basics beautiful more than the French. And while we like to think it is all complicated culinary terms and technique, try our cheat’s version of garlic and thyme baked Camembert. Serve it with a fresh baguette and generous glasses of wine and you will be as French as you’d ever be. Bon Appétit!

 

Vegan Tomato And Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Risotto

Risotto is comfort food at its best. And while it is usually meat-free, the butter and Parmesan cheese keep it from being vegan. Try our recipe below for a delicious version that is so full of flavour, you will not even miss the dairy darlings.

 

Sweet Potato Soup With Springbok Biltong

Upgrade your standard sweet potato soup with some biltong and sweet potato crisp and a glass of Leopard’s Leap Shiraz.