A taste of Spring at The LivingRoom at Summerhill Guest Estate

Chef Johannes Richter’s new menu is an ode to spring and the abundance of local ingredients it brings with it. The chef, whose dining experience has recently been awarded a prestigious one plate at the recently held JHP Gourmet Guide awards, and which is also the only Durban-based destination shortlisted as a starred dining establishment for the up-coming Eat Out Woolworths Awards 2022, shares a taste of his hyper-endemic spring menu. The first signs of spring are always a welcome sight at Summerhill Guest Estate, home of the hyper-endemic, seasonally driven The LivingRoom dining experience – helmed by Chef Johannes Richter. “It’s a season which calls for subtlety and a lighter approach to cooking, and this is reflected through my menu,” he explains. “The multi-course fine dining experience, offers up a taste of the season with every plate.” It’s this time of year when the estate’s grounds slowly begin to come to life. The herb garden usually leads the way, the fragrant lemon verbena often the first tell-tale sign of what’s to come. The trees which, come summer, will be hanging heavy with fruit begin to blossom and the annual spring rains mean the surrounding forests become a treasure trove … Continue reading A taste of Spring at The LivingRoom at Summerhill Guest Estate