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The History of Linthwaite House

From private summer home to luxury 5-star boutique hotel . . . if these walls could talk . . .

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“A host of Golden Daffodils” - Wordsworth

Walk in the footsteps of this great poet with some of our suggested routes which feature the blooming of the daffodils.

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Leeu Lingo

During these uncertain times, people have undertaken personal challenges to keep their minds and bodies healthy. A popular choice seems to be the learning of a new language. Now, we all know that every place of work has its own jargon and colloquialisms and we thought we would share some of our “Leeu Lingo” with you.

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Autumn Butternut Risotto

Chef Jess van Dyk, previously of La Colombe and now heading up Protégé Restaurant at Le Quartier Français, provides us with an Autumn Butternut Risotto recipe sure to impress even the toughest of critics around your dining room table!

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Boeuf Bourguignon – a perfect Autumn feast

Head Chef, Darren Badenhorst of Le chêne at Leeu Estates, provides us with this classic, homely Boeuf Bourguignon recipe.

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Salute to Olerasay 2°

Join us once again, as we raise our glasses to Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines who have released their Mullineux Olerasay 2° Straw Wine this past week.

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2020 Save the Dates: A round-up of upcoming local events in Franschhoek

To everything there is a season when vacationing in Franschhoek

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Simon Rogan’s Scone Recipe - straight from the Afternoon Tea offering at Linthwaite House

The first known print reference to the ever loyal scone is in 1513, from a Scottish poet. This causes the debate – are scones a Scottish creation or is that just the first recording of these delicious tea time staples?

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