WINTER / SPRING
Join us for some wildly deliciously workshops this season. We are offering up some new collaborative workshops and pop-up events in and around the Veld and Sea kitchen classroom cabin this season. Please scroll down to view our exciting late winter and early spring experiences.
To book for any of these events, please follow the Quicket links below or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SURF LESSON AND WILD FLAVOURED PICNIC
SURF AND WILD FLAVOUR PICNIC
18th of August 9.30am – 12.30pm BOOK TICKETS
Surf play and wild flavor picnic for adults, led and facilitated by Erika, Veld and Sea resident marine ecologist and ISA certified surf coach and Gemma, our Veld and Sea wild chef!
Beginner to intermediate warm up and surf lesson, followed by a pre-foraged wild flavor picnic on the beach or by the fire at the Veld and Sea cabin, weather dependent.
Please bring your own surf kit, towel and warm clothing. If you require surfboard and/or wetsuit rental, please contact KomSurf Shop. Please book your surf equipment well in advance to ensure availability.
COST: R500 per person
VENUE: To be announced – Wind and wave dependent, it will be one of the gentle beach breaks of the Southern Peninsula.
PLEASE NOTE: Minimum 8 ppl requirement to run. 14 ppl max.
INTO THE WILD ~ POP UP DINNER
An Eatsplorer exclusive dining experience
Saturday 25 August, 5pm-9pm
Join wild food forager Roushana Gray, for an immersive 4 course dining experience, showcasing a delicious range of hyper local and seasonal flavours. Every interactive dish will be presented with a story behind it and each paired perfectly with a botanical cocktail. Guests will be led on a walk to discover cocktail garnishes, canapés and the first meal in and around the indigenous plant nursery and gardens before settling into an enchanted banquet of incredible edible wild flavours. Expect flower crowns and fairy lights and fynbos as the theme of the evening.
Dress: Comfortable shoes and floating florals, sequins and dungarees. Please bring a warm jacket or blanket.
Included: 4 course veg/seafood courses paired with 4 botanical cocktails. A flower crown, a wild herbal bouquet and a small gift to take away.
To Book and for more info : Please contact Eatsplorer HERE
BOTANICAL COCKTAIL WORKSHOP
Sunday the 26th of August 12pm-4pm BOOK TICKETS
Sunday the 30th of September 12pm – 4pm BOOK TICKETS
Join Caitlin Hill, brand ambassador for The Botanist Gin and wild food forager Roushanna Gray on this exciting wild alchemy, botanical and floral food filled day.
We will start with a foraging master-class in the Veld and Sea classroom, followed by a walk where we will gather wild herbs and edible flowers to be used in the drinks. You will learn the basics of cocktail making – the ingredients, techniques and equipment plus a special introduction to gin as well as how to make two classic gin based cocktails. Discover the world of tincture making and create your own bitters and infusions. A light floral inspired lunch, cocktails and refreshments will be served. Leave with a herbal bouquet and your very own wild booze creations. Recipes and notes provided.
Venue: Veld and Sea classroom, Cape Point
Cost: R650 per person.
NATURE INSPIRED EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP
Saturday the 1st of September 10am-2pm BOOK TICKETS
WHAT TO EXPECT: Led by textile artist Andie Reeves, come and learn the basics of embroidery, from choosing threads and fabric, creating designs and learning different stitching techniques. Participants will receive a hoop and immerse in an afternoon of stitching your own unique flora-themed design. You will leave with your hoop as well as needle and thread to carry on your new hobby at home.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: We will supply all equipment including hoops, threads, needles and fabric. Tea, cake, botanical cocktails and canapés will be served though out the day.
As this is the first official day of SPRING we will be celebrating with flower crown creations on arrival.
TEACHER: Andie Reeves has a background in fashion having previously worked as a dressmaker, stylist, sewing teacher and fashion designer. Currently working as a writer/artist/preschool teacher, her art is being exhibited at The Raptor Room and Cavalli Gallery. She is interested in all forms of textile art, especially weaving, embroidery and sewing, and is passionate about teaching others these skills.
PRICE: R550 per person
DURATION: 4 hours
VENUE: Veld and Sea kitchen classroom at the Good Hope Gardens Nursery, Cape Point
Sunday the 2nd of September 11am – 3pm BOOK TICKETS
Immerse yourself in the blooms and blossoms, the fynbos and foliage, the delightful and delicious – a complete floral experience held in and around the Veld and Sea cabin.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Join us celebrating spring with a day filled with flowers. We will begin with flower crown creations, wild flower tea and cakes with an introduction to a brief history of the flower crown. After an edible flower and foliage picking session, we will head back to the cabin for floral arrangements, a medicinal flower talk, botanical champagne cocktails and the preparing and sharing of a vibrant edible floral food feast.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
A flower crown and floral arrangement, tea and cake, cocktails and snacks, a floral inspired lunch, edible flower notes and recipes.
A bunch of flowers – bought, grown or foraged – to add colour, biodiversity and a story to our creations. Comfortable shoes for the flower picking walk. A sense of humour and an appetite.
R680 per person
Veld and Sea cabin at the Good Hope Gardens Nursery, Plateau Rd, Cape Point.
S P R I N G T I M E R E ~T R E A T
Veld and Sea exclusive 4 day experience
21st – 24th September (long weekend)
A festive weekend for adventure goddesses filled with flowers, wild flavours, foraging, wild beauty rituals, picnics, yoga, ocean time, fire cooking, botanical cocktails, creating, and beautifully balanced with lots of time for play and rest, reading and relaxation.
Location: Scarborough, Cape Point
Veld and Sea Re-Treat Schedule
21st – 24th September 2018
Scarborough, Cape Town
3-5pm: Arrival, settle in and unpack
5pm: Mini beach adventure.
~ Meet and greet, surf/walk/chill on the beach with botanical cocktail sundowners
7pm: Braai back at the beach house. Guests can choose to get involved and cook together or hangout and drink wine or fynbos tea and chat around the fire.
6/7am : Sunrise yoga with Erika / walk / surf.
8am: Breakfast, coffee and tea served by Gemma.
9.30am Coastal Forage led by Roushanna and Erika.
~An introduction to an array of edible seaweeds and shellfish and learn how to sustainable and responsibly forage them. We will explore the intertidal zone on the low tide and collect rock pool ingredients to make our lunchtime meal.
11am: Preparing, creating and sharing a coastal inspired lunch feast with our gathered ingredients.
3pm: Free time to read / sleep / surf / chill / dream / walk / chat.
5pm: Wave and wind dependant we will surf/ snorkel/ chill at the beach followed by a delicious supper picnic.
7am: Movement, warm-up and cold water immersion with Gemma.
8am: Breakfast back at the house served by Roushanna.
9.30am: Cape Point Adventure.
~We will drive into the Cape Point Nature Reserve and take a short hike up to Venus Pools to snorkel and explore, followed by a camp fire and wild flavour lunch at Buffels Bay right next to the ocean. There will be rockpools, beach break waves and a tidal pool so we will definitely be jumping in the ocean.
After Cape Point, we will make a stop en route back to the beach house at the Veld and Sea gardens to gather flowers, wild herbs and foliage for flower crowns and botanical cocktails.
5pm: Rest, relax, freshen up.
6pm: Mini Restival!
~Fairy lights, music, dressing up, flower crowns, food and drink to delight all of your senses.
We will have a flower crown creation session with botanical cocktails and make edible flower spring rolls. A seasonal inspired wild flavour gourmet tapas style dinner will be served at an outside banquet.
6am-9am: Lazy late morning wake up.
Fruit, rusks, coffee and tea will be ready from 8am.
10am: Free time to wander and wonder, walk or surf, chat and explore.
11am: Interactive brunch making session, incorporating wild flavours, edible flowers and seaweeds.
2pm: Farewell and gifts.
COST: R5340 – R5700 p/person accommodation choice dependent
For more info and booking details, please email Roushanna on email@example.com
PRIVATE FORAGING EXPERIENCES
Only in Cape Town for a short time and don’t see any dates that suit your schedule? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a private foraging experience or wild food cooking class.
Season dependent, we will adventure to the beach, forest, mountains, gardens or fynbos and discover the exciting new world of wild flavours Cape Town has on offer. Seaweeds, shellfish, wild mushrooms, fragrant aromatic wild herbs, edible flowers and weeds, medicinal plants, indigenous veg, seeds, roots and shoots – every season has something amazing on offer.
A private foraging experience is offered for up to nine people. Duration is around 3 hours and includes a welcome drink and wild flavoured snack, a foraging intro, a walk and talk and gathering session, a mini cooking class where you will create either a botanical cocktail or a dish which is part of a light seasonal inspired lunch/dinner.
INCLUDES: Recipes and notes, welcome drink and snack, light lunch/picnic
For pricing and booking details, please email email@example.com
VELD AND SEA 2018 GIFT VOUCHERS
Give the gift of experience! Valid for up to 6 months from purchase, redeemable at any of our Veld and Sea events, to the value of your choice. Details HERE