Taste of Autumn: Quince is Queen

11 April 2024

Quince is queen of the garden in autumn. Learn how to harness her gorgeous colour and rich flavours in this hands-on workshop.

R 1200 per person.

Only 15 places available

In modern times, quince is often misunderstood as a hard, dry and woolly pome. But give it some love and you’ll find a most versatile fruit that shines in sweet and savoury ways. In this quince masterclass, we’ll learn to get to the soft heart of the fruit.

We’ll start in the garden with master gardener, Liesl van der Walt, to see these resilient growers in their natural habitat. Guests will help harvest the bounty that we’ll use in the kitchen where farm foodie, Louzel Steyn, will share a few generational recipes and tricks to conquering quince.

We’ll make our own traditional quince fruit rolls, a spice-infused quince chutney as well as a sticky, baked quince crumble to serve with Babylonstoren’s ultra-decadent water buffalo gelato. Best come hungry for this one!

Steaming coffee from the Lekker Room is served upon arrival.
Lunch in the Tasting Room is included.