Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism

Charcoal Pears from Foliage Restaurant

Charred pears, candied walnuts, acorn frangipane, fennel sabayon


3kg pears
3T olive oil

• Toss the pears in the oil and char over open flames, rinse in cold water.

Candied walnuts

250g castor sugar
1T glucose
500ml water
300g walnuts

• Bring the water, glucose and water to a boil.
• Add the nuts and simmer for 1 hour.
• Strain and deep fry until crispy.
Acorn Frangipane

1000g castor sugar
1000g butter
950g ground almonds
50g acorn flour
40g flour
16 eggs

• Cream the eggs and butter.
• Add the eggs one by one.
• Fold in the almonds and flours.
• Rest for 2 hours and bake at 180C.

Fennel Sabayon

30g castor sugar
6 egg yolks
100ml fennel juice
300g cream

• Place the sugar, egg yolks and fennel juice in a bowl and whisk over a bain marie until sabayon.
• Whip the cream and fold into the sabayon.
• Refrigerate.



The Dwarsrivier Valley

The Dwarsrivier Valley serves as a triumphant example of the way forward. Here we can experience a unique balance between pure historical Cape Culture and modern day lifestyles of wellness, gourmet foods and fine wines. The valley has what it takes to satisfy the humanitarian, the socialite, the nature lover, the historian, the adventurous spirit and certainly the connoisseur.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


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Saturday: 09h00 – 12h00

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Tel: 021 885 2467
Fax: 086 764 4853

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Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism

Physical Address
Municipal Offices
Main Road (R310)