From The Pass

#fromthepass – Grilled springbok loin

CT Springbok

Chakalaka basted Swiss chard and grilled, morogo puree, braised pulled shank brinjal parcel, steamed brinjal rubbed with morogo puree and baked
Although we have always enjoyed springbok on menu in some shape or form, this popular chefs table dish is a combination of South African flavours and ingredients that comes from Dion’s inspiration eating from venders out side of huge factories in Jozi (pap, smilies (sheep head), morogo and chakalaka)”I still go and catch a lunch every chance I get when I’m in Jozi “

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#fromthepass – Ravioli

Ravioli B

At the chefs table we celebrate heritage a lot, small elements from chakalaka to corn find it’s way on our menu often.In this dish with Smoked chicken confit ravioli we added the sweet corn in three parts as a puree with green chilli, charred sweet corn and puffed, then we added a little chakalaka oil to finish and for texture crispy chicken skin.

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#fromthepass – Peppered duck, green guava and stone fruit salad with sprouts and sesame ginger dressing

Duck and Plum
One Dion’s favourite ingredients seasoned with two peppercorns, black and Szechuan. Now even better since we have been getting our whole ducks from Lou’s farm just below Sir Lowry’s pass. As Dion explains this is how he enjoys duck seasoned with peppercorns, bringing a balance to the fatty rich taste and explodes with duck flavour. “I immediately thought of using stone fruit when I walked into the vegetable fridge one afternoon and bit into a green peach then a green guava and it reminded me of when I was a kid and stole green peaches and apricots from our neighbours trees when they weren’t around and we would eat them with salt and chili powder as we played in the streets, this automatically scram at me and said use me with the pepper duck”
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