THE LE FRANSCHHOEK BLOG


Le Franschhoek Museum van de Caab Solms Delta

November 20th, 2014

Nestled between towering mountains and beautiful vineyards, the magnificent Franschhoek valley offers luxurious hotels. Partake in a world-class Franschhoek activity – wine tasting, and enjoy wine estates, tastings and cellar tours, as well as some of the best cuisine from internationally recognized gourmet chefs. Located just outside of the Francophile village, amidst the magnificent rolling hills […]

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Franschhoek Medicinal Garden

November 13th, 2014

It is no secret that specific herbs can be used to elevate a meal from so-so to sublime at the many celebrated restaurants to be found in Franschhoek.  However, these tasty little plants have, for thousands of year, been recognised for more than their culinary benefits. In the absence of modern medicine, some South Africans […]

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20 Questions With the Chef

November 6th, 2014

Executive Chef at Le Franschhoek, Scott Shepherd, gives us some insight into his exciting, inspiring life in the kitchen of one of South Africa’s top hotels. How long have you been cooking professionally? 10 years  Why did you decide to become a chef? It’s a bit of a funny story… It was by accident actually. […]

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