Cooking Courses at The Kitchen Collective!

During lockdown I had cooked nearly 50 different dishes and I was TOTALLY bored of my own food! I asked Facebook what they thought and others thought I’d made quite a lot! So now I’m in two minds about whether I’m just adventurous or greedy.

It didn’t take me long to start looking up a few new ideas, but the truth is practically cooking definitely makes it easier to retain the information and experiment again.

Denise, from Ginger & Lime, is a well known local chef and cooking teacher who has created a new kitchen where budding cooks (like myself) can come along and learn a few more tips and tricks. The Kitchen Collective is located in the city bowl and has a number of classes to help you improve.

Having already been to Ginger & Lime for a cooking class (which is always loads of fun and the food is YUM!), I thought it would be a great time to call on Denise’s help for new food ideas and some inspiration.

Denise has kindly offered a dull cook (like me!) a voucher for a cooking class AND her new book worth over R1200!



If you’d like to win a cook book and a voucher for ONE of the following classes:

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GOOD LUCK! Competition closes at 6pm on Wednesday the 7th of September 2020. Please ensure your Facebook profile is open so that we can validate your entries. Entries that can’t be validated will be redrawn. Please read terms and conditions on the competition tab above.

About Around My Table Cooking Book

Join chef Denise Cowburn-Levy as she reveals the stories behind the scenes, and shares some of her favourite recipes which were inspired by her absolute passion for food and travel.   Denise will invite you into her homes in Cape Town, the Cape West Coast and Lake Como, Italy.  Travel with her to Greece and Thailand as she shares the best traditional tried and tested recipes from each region for you to prepare for your family and friends. 

“This is the story about my passion for food, cooking and travelling, but mainly it is about how this age old ritual brings people together Around my Table  This is illustrated by the recipes collected on my culinary journeys around the world.”

Feel her intuitive style of cooking and get a sense of her essence, as she pours her heart into these dishes.   These recipes have soul, they have lived and evolved over time, they have brought joy to the hearts of both family and friends.  See for more info about the book and the author.

About the Kitchen Collective

The Kitchen Collective Food Studios (City Bowl) has three professional fully equipped kitchen studios in one venue. Ginger & Lime (Fresnaye) is based in an elegant manor house with a beautiful terrace for outdoor events and Salt & Sage (Bantry Bay) is a sleek, state of the art open plan space with stunning sea views.

These are all perfect places to host various events; Interactive Cooking Experiences, Corporate Teambuilding, MasterChef Parties, Private Functions, Product Launches, Cape Malay Cooking Experiences for our international guests and much more.

The unique aspect of The Kitchen Collective space is that as well as the main open plan Demo “Theatre” Kitchen, there are 2 glass enclosed kitchen studios for hire by industry professionals for catering, private chefs, cooking workshops, film crews, food stylists and photographers for shoots, as well as anyone that needs a kitchen space to prep for any occasion.

At The Kitchen Collective, we pride ourselves on making each and every event a unique, bespoke experience collaborating closely with our clients vision to make it happen. We are absolutely passionate about what we do.


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