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Food & Wine Pairing – Where each sip and bite intertwine to create a winning combination judged by highly regarded Winemaker Guy Webber Hill&Dale wines & Group Sommelier Marlvin Gwese Newmark Hotels

Winning Starter: Creamy Denny Mushroom Soup | Sun-dried Tomatoes | Spinach
~ Kleine Zalze Chenin Blanc 2022 Vineyard Selection

Presented by Chef Nosiphiwe Buyeye & Beverage Student Gugulethu Gamede with Kleine Zalze Winemaker Hanri Ferreira

Nosiphiwo Buyeye (Chef), Cooktastic Founder Mbuyi Jongqo, Hanri Ferreira (Kleine Zalze Junior Winemaker), Priscilla Mazibuko (Pastry Chef) and Gugulethu Gamede (Beverage Student)

Main: Braised deboned Namibian Lamb shank | Parmesan custard | Minted pea brûlé | Fondant potato | Charred onion cups | Lamb jus
~ Van Loveren Christiena Trousseau Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

Presented by Chef Sibella Barnard & Beverage Student Gerald Gous with Van Loveren’s Zandvliet Winemaker Jacques Cilliers

Dessert: A Classical KWV Brandy pudding| ClemenGold Sauce | Lancewood Chantilly Cream | ClemenGold Curd | Meringue
~ Neethlingshof Maria Noble Late Harvest  

Presented by Pastry Chef Danielle Davenhill & Beverage Student Lee Peploe with Neethlingshof Winemaker De Wet Viljoen


Best KWV Brandy 10 YO Cocktail Presented by Kirsti Klein


60 ml KWV Brandy 10 YO
30 ml orange liquor
4 tbsp white sugar
300 ml white wine 
4 eggs, separated
25 ml cinnamon syrup
Cinnamon stick 

Add KWV Brandy, orange liquor, sugar, wine, egg yolks and 1 tbsp cinnamon syrup to a saucepan on low heat. Stir until mixture is steaming. Turn off heat and set aside. 

In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites until light and fluffy. Slowly add 7,5 ml cinnamon syrup and whisk until stiff. Transfer to a piping bag. Add 1 tsp cinnamon syrup into the glass. Add your liquid to the glass and pipe the whites on top. Grate cinnamon over the top. Torch stick cinnamon and add to the side of the glass. Serve and enjoy! 

Best KWV Cruxland Gin Cocktail Presented by Gerald Gous


400 ml KWV Cruxland Gin
4 ClemenGold mandarins
500 g White Sugar 
500 g Water

For the Infusion: 
Peel the ClemenGold and cut out the pith (white inner part of the peel).
Freeze the flesh of the ClemenGold.
Add KWV Cruxland Gin and the peel into a jar and seal for 8 days.

For the Stock Syrup:
Add sugar and water to a saucepan and heat. 
Cut the frozen Clemengold into pieces and add to the syrup.
Simmer for approximately 3 hours. Note, the syrup must not boil.
Strain and leave to cool completely, preferably overnight.
Strain the gin into a jar and discard the peels.
Add 400 ml of the stock syrup to 400 ml of Gin.

Mix well and chill.

25 ml Orange juice 
25 ml KWV Cruxland Gin
50 ml Clemencello 
6 – 10 ice cubes

Cool classes in the refrigerator (or with ice).  
Shake all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker and strain.
Garnish and serve.

For the explosion

2 g Calcium lactate 
125 ml Cocktail mix

Ensure calcium lactate is completely dissolved in the cocktail mix then put into moulds and freeze.

480 ml Distilled water 
7.5 ml Sodium Alginate

Blitz together and rest until clear.
Drop frozen cocktail spheres into the water bath and leave for approximately 2 minutes.
Remove from the bath and leave in a container overnight.

Serve with Clemencello. 

Best Früt SA Breakfast Smoothie Presented by Neliswa Gwaza FALSE BAY TVET COLLEGE


200 g FRÜT Banana
50 ml FRÜT Beetroot juice
100 g FRÜT Strawberries
1 small apple
200 g Lancewood Low Fat Yoghurt
5 g FRÜT Flaxseed
100 ml floral infused Kombucha
Garnish: Herbal Flowers

Combine ingredients into a glass and blend well. Pour into glass and serve with a paper straw.

Health Benefits:
It’s pointless to try and energize a body that is broken. You need a healthy body to ensure that the additional energy you put into your body is effective. This is exactly what this smoothie does. It heals and energizes your body.

50 g FRÜT Banana: High in Potassium to ensure that your body has stable access to ample energy throughout the day as it helps stabilise your blood sugar. This concept gives a slow but stable energy release to the body, which is why athletes often eat bananas before working out. Think of it as a natural alternative to an energy bar or sports drink.

30 ml FRÜT Beetroot juice: One of the key nutrients found in beetroot is folate. Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is important for cell growth and development. Beetroot is also a good source of vitamin C, which is important for maintaining a healthy immune system, and manganese, which is essential for bone health.

100 g FRÜT Strawberries: Strawberries are a good source of vitamin C and folate, which have been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease. Additionally, the antioxidants in strawberries may help to reduce inflammation in the body, which is a major risk factor for heart disease.

1 small Apple: The skin of an apple also contains compounds called flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory properties. These compounds can help to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Furthermore, the skin of an apple contains a type of fibre called pectin, which can help to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.

100 g Low Fat yoghurt: The protein in yoghurt can help to keep you feeling full and satisfied, while calcium is important for maintaining strong bones and teeth. Additionally, yoghurt Is a good source of vitamin D, which is important for bone health and absorption.


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