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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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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Babylonstoren is growing nuts!

August 1st, 2019

The alluring smell of freshly roasted almonds and macadamia nuts have lured many farm visitors to our newly established Lekker Room. Here, our love for all things fresh, raw and organic is celebrated daily with a tasteful variety of nuts, brittles, rusks and granolas.

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Bellissimo for Balsamic Vinegar!

June 14th, 2019

If you’re a regular visitor to Babylonstoren you might have noticed that we are greatly influenced by the Italians when it comes to our food and wine. When the time came to make our very own balsamic vinegar, we again turned to the masters of la dolce vita for inspiration.

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HPP Juice! – Our new squeeze

April 29th, 2019

Our chefs have concocted freshly pressed raw juices for guests in Babel and the Greenhouse for many years. In our newly established Juicery, we bottle up cold-pressed seasonal fruits and veggies using state-of-the-art machinery and high-pressure processing (HPP) technology.

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FLOW HIVES – THE SWEET STORY

February 27th, 2019

The bee block in the historical Babylonstoren garden is abuzz with invention! As an add-on to our traditional bee hives, this ingenious creation, which makes extraction a breeze, has left us even more in awe of the wonder that is honey harvesting.

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Quick and easy pistachio ice cream recipe

February 7th, 2019

This is this the easiest ice-cream recipe you will ever follow, and the best part is, you don’t need churner! If you’re planning to stay ...

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Meat Lovers – Wednesday Carnivore Evenings at Babylonstoren

November 9th, 2018

Every Wednesday we draw on our local culture and a hint of Italian flair to gather a host of like-minded, meat-loving guests at long tables at the Babylonstoren Bakery. This five-course, communal feast is hosted by braai masters Jaco and Eddie, who will grill each prime cut of meat from the Chianina cattle to perfection.

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All a-buzz about raw honey

September 19th, 2018

All honey we use in the restaurant and sell in the farm store is raw and unfiltered, which has inspired the question from one of our visitors: What is raw, unpasteurised honey, and is it good for you?

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The most zesty citrus varieties to know

August 1st, 2018

Citrus is the world’s most important tree fruit crop and at Babylonstoren we take great pleasure in celebrating this versatile and much-loved fruit.

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