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We’ve Got A Taste For Turmeric at Babylonstoren

January 2nd, 2020

Food sleuths and clued-up plantophiles will have noticed the presence of certain little rhizome that we are especially fond of here at Babylonstoren and that, despite its unassuming appearance when harvested, is one of the world’s most celebrated culinary ingredients.

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A Life Less Ordinary

December 13th, 2019


Horticulturalist, pruning maestro and, in our view, a botanical alchemist, our beloved Anton Roux recently celebrated a milestone birthday. At 80 years young, his ...

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Must-do holiday activities for families in and around Cape Town

December 9th, 2019

The Mother City is the place if you’re looking for family-friendly things to do over the festive season. While there’s no shortage of guides and ...

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It’s mulberry season

October 23rd, 2019

Our mulberry block boasts a row of trees with black and a row with white fruits, both known as the white mulberry Morus alba. The white mulberry – with large, soft, glossy, hairless, heart-shaped leaves – originated in China and is best known as the sole diet of the industrious silkworm.

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Corporate Gifting – for when you’re asking yourself ‘how many weeks till Christmas?’

September 10th, 2019

This year we also offer businesses the opportunity to spoil their clients or colleagues with something truly memorable – joy-giving things from our farm. The handpicked items in the Babylonstoren online shop is produced as a labour of love, nurtured by skilled hands and brought to life by the thoughtful selection of materials and ingredients.

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