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DECONSTRUCTED APPLE AND FIG CRUMBLE

APPLES 8 granny smith apples, cored and chopped 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind 2 tsp lemon juice CRUMBLE TOPPING 1/3 cup coconut sugar 2/3 cup shredded coconut 1 cup spelt flour, sifted 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup dried figs 1/2 cup pecans 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 125g unsalted butter, melted FOR THE SAUCE 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter  2 Tbsp tamarind paste  3 Tbsp brown rice…

Chocolate, Hazelnut & Pear Cake

Inspired by Donna Hay 1/3 cup coconut sugar 5 pears, halved  250g unsalted butter, chopped 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 eggs 2/3 cup coconut yoghurt 1 1/2 cups spelt flour 1/4 cup cacao powder  1 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 1/2 cups caster (or superfine coconut) sugar 1 cup ground hazelnuts (or almonds) Coconut yoghurt to serve Preheat oven to 160C and line a round springform tin with parchment paper. Place 2 tablespoons…

Simple Pad Thai

with crunchy peanut butter & tamarind sauce 4 cups broccolini, chopped (or broccoli florets) 3 cloves garlic, minced  2cm fresh ginger, peeled and grated  2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped  350g extra firm tofu, drained and cubed  250g udon noodles  Vegetable oil  6 spring onions, finely chopped  2 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted  1/2 cup packed fresh basil, shredded  1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, shredded  1 lime, cut into 4 wedges Toasted sesame oil to serve…

Upside Down Orange Cake

For the oranges 270 grams unsalted butter, room temperature2/3 cup coconut sugar2 tsp fresh lemon juice2 medium-sized blood oranges For the cake Zest of one orange1 cup polenta1/2 cup almond flour1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp sea salt1 cup coconut sugar4 large eggs, at room temperature1/3 cup coconut cream2 tsp vanilla extract Heat oven to 180 and grease and line a round cake pan with parchment paper. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt…

Vegan Pear Bread

VEGAN SPICY PEAR BREAD 3 cups wholewheat flour1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt1 Tbsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground cardamom1 cup walnut pieces3/4 cup coconut oil, melted3 chia eggs1 cup coconut sugar2 cups grated pear 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond essence Heat your oven to 180C and lightly grease and line a loaf tin. Prepare your chia eggs by mixing 3 tbsp of chai seeds with 9 tbsp of water.…

Roast Red Pepper + Tomato Soup ( With Pull-Apart Bread)

2kg ripe tomatoes, quartered 2 red peppers, deseeded and quartered 6 garlic cloves, whole and unpeeled Sea salt and cracked black pepper  2 cups vegetable stock  2 Tbs sriracha sauce 1 cup vegan ricotta (or normal ricotta if you do dairy) plus extra for sprinkling 2 tsp sugar Preheat the oven to 180C. Place the tomatoes, peppers and garlic on two lined baking trays lined. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.…

Potato And Herb Pull-Apart Bread Wrath

INGREDIENTS1KG ROCK SALT1.5KG SEBAGO (STARCHY) POTATOES1½ CUPS (375ML) MILK75G UNSALTED BUTTER, CHOPPED1½ TABLESPOONS CASTER (SUPERFINE) SUGAR3 TEASPOONS DRY YEAST4½ CUPS (675G) PLAIN (ALL-PURPOSE) FLOUR½ TEASPOON SEA SALT FLAKES3 EGGS3 CUPS FLAT-LEAF PARSLEY LEAVES, FINELY CHOPPED¼ CUP ROSEMARY LEAVES, FINELY CHOPPED¼ CUP THYME LEAVES⅓ CUP (80ML) EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL METHOD Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F). Place the rock salt on a baking tray and top with the potatoes. Prick the potatoes all over with a…

Curried Turnip And White Bean Soup

1 onion 3 cloves of garlic 1 x 5cm piece fresh ginger 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp garam masala 6 large turnips, peeled and chopped 2 cups white beans cooked and drained 400ml coconut milk 2 cups organic vegetable stock 1 fresh red chilli Fresh coriander to serve Black cumin seeds GF poppadom’s to serve Preheat the oven to 200C. Toss the turnips in olive oil, place on a baking tray and bake for…

Homemade Potstickers (With Toasted Sesame Honey Sauce)

2 Tbs sesame oil 2cm fresh ginger, grated 1 small turnip grated 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 large carrot grated 2 Tbsp tamari 2 Tbsp green onion, sliced 2 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds 20 round or square wonton wrappers Heat half the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the turnip, cabbage, carrots, and ginger. Cook, stirring occasionally until the veggies have softened, about 5 minutes. Add the tamari, green onion and sesame seeds and cook another 2-3 minutes.…

Spiced Carrot + Pear Muffins

250g gluten free flour mix  2 tsp baking powder 125g unsalted butter, softened  100g coconut sugar  1 cup pear puree 2 cups grated carrot 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp cardamom Pinch of salt Optional: 1/2 cup walnut or pecan pieces Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C and prepare a muffin tin. Add your softened butter, sugar, vanilla, bananas and eggs to a food processor and blend until…

Parsnip Fritters (With Brown Rice, Pesto And Parsley Salad)

FRITTERS250g Parsnips grated2 Tbs Flaxseed75ml water1 Tbs Honey2 cloves garlic minced1 tsp baking powder¾ cup almond flour½ tsp chilli powder1 tsp paprika½ cup sweet corn Mix flaxseed with water and set aside.Combine the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Pour in the flaxseed and mix to form a dough. Heat 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a heavy-based frying pan on medium high. Form the dough into small fritter shapes and cook for 3…

Glazed Beetroot And Buckwheat Salad (With Balsamic Vinaigrette)

SALAD 2 cups cooked buckwheat 1 beetroot, sliced and quartered 1 turnip, sliced and quartered 3 Handfuls kale, chopped 2 green salad onions, finely sliced 1/4 cup dried figs, sliced 1/4 cashew parmesan Bunch fresh parsley Rind and juice of one lemon 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp maple syrup 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar Fresh ground black pepper Preheat the oven to 200C and line a baking tray with parchment paper. In a small bowl…

Plum And Almond Galette

For the pastry:175g plain flour2 Tbsp ground almonds1/2 tsp salt1/2 tbsp caster sugar120g unsalted butter, cold and dicedUp to 60ml ice-cold water For the filling:6 plums50g coconut sugar1 tsp ground ginger2 tsp vanilla extract1/2 tsp cornflour2 tbsp ground almonds1 egg, beaten2 tsp demerara sugar1 handful flaked almonds Mix the flour, almonds, salt and sugar in a large bowl. Add the butter and rub it into the flour with your fingertips, until you have a coarse mixture with…

Peregrine Stall

Hello! Our friends over at Peregrine’s Farm Stall invited us to host a pop up stall throughout the long weekend. They sure must love us to give us this much time to sell our goods! Nevertheless, we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to showcase our fresh produce which includes organically grown vegetables, single varietal cold pressed juices and deli range. Everything we sell is either grown or made on Terra Madre Farm, a mere…

5 TOP THINGS TO DO IN ELGIN

REPOST @suedafrika_weininformation with @get__repost__app Wie schon gesagt, heute ist “Elgin-Month” und wir wollen Euch die Top-5 Tipps mitgegen, die man unbedingt im Elgin Wine Valley tun sollte: 1. Wein verkosten! Es gibt 10 Weinfarmen, die nicht weit auseinander liegen. Also 2-3 Farmen kann man gut besuchen, um den Weinstil dieser Region besser zu verstehen.2. Besucht den @elginrailwaymarket – Ihr könnt sogar mit dem Dampfzug von Kapstadt anreisen!3. Lasst Euch auf ein kulinarische Erlebnis in einem der Weingut-Restaurants ein. (z. B. @[email protected])4. Schaut…

SINGLE-VARIETAL COLD PRESSED JUICES FROM TERRA MADRE.NO SUGAR | NO PRESERVATIVES | 100 % PURE

South Africa, October 2019; artisan farmer and juice-purveyor, Nicole Precoudis has just launched a range of single-varietal cold pressed juices. The first of its kind in South Africa. The idea was born at her apple farm in Elgin, where Nicole regularly presses cloudy apple juice from her crop for those lucky enough to visit her there.  “I have a deep connection with food. I refuse to compromise on ethically sourced ingredients and organically-grown fruit, vegetables…

TURNIPS FOR DAYS

Recipes by the talented Bronwyn Darne of @365wholesomedays :- CHILLI BUTTER TURNIPS 1 large turnip diced 60g ghee melted 60ml olive oil 2 Tbsp chilli flakes 1 Tbsp harissa paste 1 tsp coconut sugar Pinch salt Preheat the oven to 200C. Mix the chilli butter ingredients together and then toss over the turnips to cost well. Place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 30 to 40 minutes until the turnips…

ROAST BABY POTATO SALAD with creamy mustard and dill dressing By Bronwyn Darné of 365 Wholesome Days

Be the star of the braai scene with this fresh, delectable take on potato salad. For more great recipes and tips, check out her Instagram page: @365wholesomedays 500g baby potatoes 1 bunch kale, sliced 2 green onions, finely sliced 1 sweetcorn Handful of dill, chopped 2 Tbs olive oil 1 cup yoghurt (or coconut yoghurt) 1 Tbs vegan mayo 2 Tbs dijon mustard Juice of one lemon Salt and cracked black pepper MethodPreheat the oven…

C U R R I E D T U R N I P AND W H I T E B E A N S O U P by Bronwyn Darné of 365 Wholesome Days

There’s a definite nip still in the air, take advantage of the last cold days with Bronwyn’s delicious, delicious recipe for Curried Turnip & White Bean Soup. For more great recipes and tips, check out her Instagram page: @365wholesomedays

Recipe: BLUEBERRY & COCONUT CAKE

More blueberry deliciousness from Bronni Darné of 365wholesomedays  Ingredients 4 large eggs at room temperature 270g organic cane sugar 180g unsalted butter 115ml extra virgin olive oil 155ml coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 400 g white spelt flour (or unbleached all-purpose flour) 1 ½ tsp baking powder Pinch of sea salt Zest of 2 lemons Zest of 2 oranges 600g fresh blueberries

BLUEBERRY SPELT MUFFINS

We sent Bronni Darné of the absolutely beautiful Instagram page 365wholesomedays some blueberries and she created two delectable recipes for us! MethodPreheat the oven to 180C and line a 12-cup muffin tray. Place the flour, sugar and baking powder in a large bowl and whisk to combine. In a medium bowl whisk together the oil, vanilla and milk. Fold the egg mixture into the flour mixture until just combined. Add the blueberries and gently mix. Divide the…

Recipe: PUMPKIN, TURNIP + KALE CURRY WITH COCONUT STEAMED RICE AND APPLE, PEAR AND FIG CHUTNEY

We have just the thing for this icy weather, PUMPKIN, TURNIP + KALE CURRY WITH COCONUT STEAMED RICE AND APPLE, PEAR AND FIG CHUTNEY, with pumpkin, turnips, kale, onion, apples and pears from our Weekly Fruit & Veg Box. Thank you to Bronni Darné of the absolutely beautiful Instagram page 365wholesomedays (go take a look!) for the recipe. Recipe: PUMPKIN, TURNIP + KALE CURRY WITH COCONUT STEAMED RICE AND APPLE, PEAR AND FIG CHUTNEY CURRY 4 Tbsp ghee2…

Recipe: Thai red curry & lemongrass pumpkin soup with crispy wonton strips & chilli oil

The wonderful Bronni Darné of the absolutely beautiful Instagram page 365wholesomedays (go take a look!) shared this delectable soup made with our pumpkins and onions, and she is kindly sharing the recipe here for you to enjoy! “There is nothing like the texture and crunch of wonton strips served with soup, salad or a dip,” says Bronni. “You can buy wonton wrappers at most Asian grocery stores, cut them into strips and fry them. But…

Hello from the farm, August 2020

The support from the public since lockdown has been incredible – from the bottom of our hearts, thank you. Spring is almost upon us, and with it, a celebration of new things – one of which will now be regular mailers where we will share news from our farm, some delicious recipes to make with our produce as well as competitions, specials and weekly offers (scroll down). So, pour yourself a glass of fresh-pressed beetroot…

Vrugbare Moeder Aarde

Source: MARKtoe! MEI 2018 | Deur Jacques van Zyl | Foto’s Dewald Kirsten

The Truffle Journal

Source: https://www.thetrufflejournal.com/home/terra-madre-elgin Tucked away in Elgin, just after Peregrine off the N2 is a little known spot called Terra Madre. Run by the tenacious Nicole Precoudis and her parents Chris & Koula, this slice of heaven really is all about the farm to table experience and the quality of produce speaks for itself.   I first heard about Terra Madre through a friend. She guessed that it would be right up my alley, and she was…

Natures Bounty – Food & Home 2017

IN ELGIN LIES A PIECE OF EARTH WHERE NATURE PROVIDES BOUNTIFUL BLESSINGS. AT TERRA MADRE, FOOD IS MADE WITH LOVE AND FRESH PRODUCE, RIGHT OFF THE LAND BY MALU LAMBERT RECIPES AND STYLING BY NICOLE PRECOUDIS PHOTOGRAPHS BY HEIN VAN TONDER I swore never to open another restaurant in my life,” states Nicole Precoudis emphatically. She’s showing us around her vegetable garden. Artichoke plants cut royal silhouettes among the spinach, chives, red lights and chillies.…

Elgin Valley Wanderings

Source: http://www.foodingit.com/index.php/2016/11/23/elgin-valley-wanderings/ The Elgin valley in Grabouw, commonly know for it’s apples, pears and grapes, boasting lush quiet scenery and cool climate, expertly crafted wines. This area offers various activities for travelers, some include quad biking, vineyard cruises, open air concerts, art browsing and of course wine tasting. Head to the Elgin Valley Tourismpage for all the information you may require. I had the honor of attending the Elgin Wine and Country Festival in style, thanks to the organisers…