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Posted on: Friday, 11 December 2009

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Cape Curry

Cape Curry

On the list of things to do in a lifetime; finally learning how to fold a samoosa can be satisfied. On a list of things to taste in a sip; a soft rose-scented milk (faloodah) will soothe. On a list of things to master in a pot; a Cape curry will cure.

Enrol in a hands-on Cape Malay Cooking Safari seasoned with hand-selected spices that splinter the sea salted air of the historic Bo-Kaap district

Formerly slave quarters these original nineteenth century dwellings were individually painted in a selection of popping shades as a demonstration of individuality that marked the end of Moslem slavery. The shared boundary walls and adjoining front porches of this national monument area kept the community tight and its secret recipes preserved as national treasures.



Follow your nose from the Bo-Kaap Museum tour to the corner condiment purveyor and scoop pockets of ginger, coriander, cardamom, cinnamon, chilli and such. A cobbled street stroll through this authentic cape community where spices trade as a commodity will lead you to an informal kitchen of a heritage home.

Don an apron and mix masala while mosque bells ring. Once the chosen flavours have been balanced for your palate, delight in your own typical home-made Cape Malay dish made in a traditional Cape Malay home …

Contact Andulela Tours on telephone +27 (0)21 790 2592 to enquire about this outing.
Booking is essential and the tour costs +/- R470 per person which includes an accredited tour guide and lunch.

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