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Spek and Bone by Claire Gunn

Spek & Bone

If I think of a South African chef who celebrates his Afrikaans heritage in cooking, it's Bertus Basson. Drawing on all the home cooked, traditional food from his mother, aunts and general Afrikaans upbringing, you can experience nostalgia[...]
Margot Janse The Tasting Room Claire Gunn

The Last Supper with Margot Janse

One of the best places I ever worked was at The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek. The legendary Dutch-born chef Margot Janse was the executive chef and my Head chef was Chris Erasmus. This might have been the best team I[...]
Margot Janse The Tasting Room Claire Gunn
Tuistfael Errieda du toit claire gunn

Tuistafel by Errieda du Toit

I was raised in a very English South African environment. In my teens we moved to the heart of Afrikaans-speaking suburban life: the Durbanville winelands. Ever since then I have been a tourist in my home town with an unending fascination a[...]
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