The following recipes are from the feature, My Family Kitchen, that appeared in the April 2018 issue of TASTE Magazine. Get this issue to read more about Claire Gunn and her experience shooting these top restaurants.
The Restaurants at Waterkloof’s Paella
A simple, hearty meal – the kind of balanced meal needed to sustain staff through a dinner service.
Get the paella recipe here
Thali’s smoked tadka dhal
Thali’s head chef, John van Zyl, says that this recipe was inspired by one of the best dhals he’s ever had – simply made with chilli, cumin and tomatoes – on a trip to India.
Get the dahl recipe here.
La Tête’s fish sandwich
Ah, the famed fish sandwich from La Tête. What started as a staff meal now has cult status amongst Capetonians. Best served an ice cold beer.
Get the fish sandwich recipe here.
La Colombe’s Sunday lunch (meatballs with tomato sauce)
A simple, hearty meal – worthy of a Sunday lunch!
Get the meatballs and tomato sauce recipe here.
The Test Kitchen’s pork ramen
By no means the easiest lunch on the list – but would you expect anything less for the staff at South Africa’s number one restaurant?
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