R 500 pppn – R 750 pppns
Andulela takes you off the beaten track of the average traveller. Our original and exclusive travel activities give you the opportunity to connect with South African culture in a personally meaningful way while showing you the best of the beautiful natural treasures the country is famous for.Our diverse selection of day-trips take the form of intimate guided tours of no more than 10 people and are designed to put you directly in touch with those aspects of South African life that most appeal to your interests.Andulela is deeply dedicated to the idea of responsible tourism. Our goal is to sustain a balance between the needs of the traveller and those of the region visited. By travelling with Andulela, you contribute directly to the conservation of the natural environments and the economic growth of the local communities that you visit. The aim is to create and sustain an intercultural dialogue that is of benefit to all concerned.
- Languages spoken
- Suite 286
- Hout Bay
Cape Malay Cooking Safari
People and cultureIncludes: guided walking tour of historical heart of the Bo-Kaap with accredited tour guide, entrance fee Bo-Kaap Museum, cooking workshop and demonstration, full course traditional meal & small gift, transfers if indicated. Perched on the slopes of Signal Hill, overlooking Table Bay, the Bo-Kaap is as idiosyncratically ‘Cape’ as the spicy scents and flavours that waft downhill from its eccentrically colourful cobbled streets. Our walk through the historic Malay quarter of Cape Town takes us through its nooks and crannies, its legends and secrets, as we hunt for the sources of those wonderful aromas and discover the distinctive cuisine of the Cape Malay community. Featured on TV (Mnet, SABC3, RTL), in magazines (Winescape, Food & Home, Lonely Planet) and in the press (Cape Argus, Cape Times) the Cape Malay Cooking Safari is a truly special Cape experience, and a model example of the Andulela philosophy of giving back to the communities that welcome us. A number of home businesses have sprouted up in this area as a direct result of the interest generated by this unique tour.The adventure begins at the Bo-Kaap Museum, where an intimate group of no more than ten people will meet to enjoy the photo exhibition, and get a feel for the history and tradition of the area. Your guide will lead you on a leisurely stroll through some of the more historic streets, giving you a chance to appreciate the extraordinary collection of pre-1840 architecture that resulted in this area being declared a national monument. Then its time to follow our noses towards the scents of ginger, coriander, cardamom, cinnamon, and chilli which drift tantalisingly from the storefronts and cafés, as we shop for ingredients to make a typical Cape Malay dish. It’s “hands-on” during the informal cooking workshop which follows in a Bo-Kaap family home. We learn how to mix Masala, fold Samoosas, and how to balance the delicate flavours of a Cape Malay curry. Over a mug of faloodah (a traditional, lightly rose-scented milk drink) our hostess and cooking instructor will tell you more about the ways in which food, history and religion are interwoven in the Bo-Kaap culture. Then it’s time to sit back, relax, and appreciate your handwork as you dig in to a full course traditional Malay Meal.
Bo-Kaap meeting point
Half Day Tour, excludes transfers Bo-Kaap meeting point
Rate: R500 - R750
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