All posts from Anita Henning

Gardening on Royal Grounds

Winter gardens can be a challenge, or not? One of the special features at The Crown Guesthouse would probably be the gardens. A lot of time is spent creating a peaceful environment for the pleasure of guests; quite a ...

Redefining the Joy of Cooking – Seasonal Cooking {Part 3}

Processing Chilies in chilly weather Come May, come chili cooking time and quite appropriately so. In the Eastern Free Sate, where The Crown Guesthouse is situated, it is quite common for temperatures to drop suddenly. May is also the ...

Redefining the Joy of Cooking – Seasonal Cooking {Part 2}

Supporting the rural Farmers Despite the fact that we manage quite a sized vegetable garden and that we have our own Plum tree, there are so many fruits that are now in season, which we do not have in ...

Redefining the Joy of Cooking – Seasonal Cooking {Part 1}

On Plums For those who don’t know, the book titled The Joy of Cooking by Irma S Rombauer, was once upon a time the best-selling recipe book, until Julia Childs stripped her from her best-selling-author status with Mastering the ...

Cooking from a Winter’s Garden

There is definitely joy in cooking, more so, if you harvest some of the ingredients from the garden. And harvesting especially from a winter’s garden is even more rewarding. The words, “Nothing grows in winter” is far from the ...

Garden News

People talk about low seasons and high seasons; usually low seasons are the winter months in the Eastern Free State. Well, I suppose it depends on what you consider “low”; does it mean less work? Keeping extensive gardens and ...

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