This fynbos tasting experience explores the Cape’s botanical heritage

In our Summer 2023 issue, we’ve rounded up some of the best food experiences in South Africa – from food markets to visit to trends to try at home. We’re giving you a sneak peek into one of the unique experiences we’ve covered: Fynbos tasting at South African Fynbos. Giselle Courtney created the Cape Town Fynbos Experience┬« to help South Africans understand (and experience) the role that indigenous fynbos flavours can play in our kitchens. “By cooking with ancient indigenous flavours we deepen our connection to our South African identity. My wish is that Fynbos is recognized as our culinary tradition and ultimately takes its place amongst the herbs of the world. It’s important not only from a botanical standpoint, but also from a psychological one. Our edible indigenous plants are our core connection to the land.” – Giselle Courtney Located in the Cape Winelands, South African Fynbos shares their love of fynbos flavours through guided tastings and masterclasses.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by South African Fynbos (@southafricanfynbos) In these hands-on masterclasses, you’ll learn how to combine the flavours of fynbos with everyday meals to create truly Southern African-inspired dishes. Take a look at … Continue reading This fynbos tasting experience explores the Cape’s botanical heritage