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The Cape Winelands Cuisine Chef’s Table



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It was recently announced that La Motte's cookbook, Cape Winelands Cuisine, won the South African category for 'Best Local Cuisine' at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for 2011. The book, published by NB Publishers and compiled by Hetta van Deventer, now qualifies to compete in the international stage of the competition.

In light of this honour, one should not miss the special Chef's Table demonstration lunch at our estate's Liam Tomlin Culinary Studio on 3 February 2012. La Motte's chef Chris Erasmus and Hetta van Deventer will demonstrate Cape Winelands dishes with three courses that will then be enjoyed by guests. The lunch starts at 12:30 until approximately 14:00 and costs R350 per person. Book at info@liamtomlinfood.com.

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