New in Franschhoek: La Motte Artisanal Bakery & Garden Café

La Motte Artisanal Bakery & Garden Café is the latest addition to Franschhoek, brought to life through a collaboration between the owners and two culinary icons: Markus Färbinger, the brilliant baker and founder of Knysna’s Île de Pain, and Chris Erasmus, the renowned chef and forager formerly of Foliage. The café guarantees a laid-back dining experience with a menu that is both inviting and scrumptious. Picture: La Motte / Facebook The bakery-café is situated in the Jonkershuis, a historical building constructed in 1752, located within the wine estate. It is the estate’s inaugural permanent food establishment, while Jan’s cottage pop-up is currently a temporary setup. The café offers both indoor and outdoor seating, overlooking a charming garden, a verdant lawn, age-old oak trees, and a farm-style playground, all catering to the interests of the entire family. Picture: La Motte / Facebook Traditional croissants, freshly baked mosbolletjies (a South African sweet bun), sourdough bread, crustique and flatbreads are all on the menu. A sensory delight, the exclusive La Motte loaf wafts through the air, originating from the wood-fired oven. Picture: La Motte / Facebook In addition to freshly baked bread, which you can devour on the spot or at home (if you have the willpower to wait), … Continue reading New in Franschhoek: La Motte Artisanal Bakery & Garden Café