3 Days Weekend Cooking at Puschka Farm, South Africa

3 Days Weekend Cooking at Puschka Farm, South Africa

  • Puschka Farm & Cooking Retreat, Buffelsfontein JQ 382, Magaliesberg, South Africa

Organic Farm Cooking Holiday in South Africa

Join Puschka Farm for this amazing holiday in South Africa! You will stay at a farm where they grow their own vegetables, herb garden, and their own wheat from which they make their own wholewheat bread and pasta. In the cooking classes which take place in Puschka House, they bring in chefs to give cooking classes for a day, or for a weekend; they focus on cooking, eating and fun! You are guaranteed to have a good time whether you come along and join a group of like-minded people or whether you make up your own group!

Highlights

  • 3 hands-on cooking classes
  • Morning and afternoon cooking classes
  • Local South African wines together with meals
  • Use of organic ingredients from the garden
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 2 days with instruction
  • English
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Puschka Cottage

Nestling in the bush on the side of a hill this thatched cottage with its own swimming pool is the ideal romantic getaway for two people or for a family of up to 6.

Amenities

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 queen-size beds
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Anthracite stove for winter evenings
  • Braai (barbeque) area
  • DSTV and DVD player
  • Fireplace kitchen/eating area
  • Full bathroom
  • Large living room
  • Separate toilet
  • Small sitting area
  • Swimming pool

Puschka House

Puschka House is located on the opposite side of the river to Puschka Cottage and is amongst some large gum trees giving it a typical South African farmhouse feel. Slightly larger than Puschka Cottage. Puschka House with its own splash pool is perfect for a larger family or group of up to 8 people.

Amenities

  • 1 two single beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 queen size beds
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Braai (barbeque) facilities
  • DSTV and a DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Large kitchen
  • Large living/dining area
  • Plunge pool
  • Separate toilet
  • Stoep
  • Wood burning stove for winter nights

Puschka Bush Cottage

Located in the bush at the far end of the farm, Puschka Bush Cottage is the perfect place to escape to!

Amenities

  • 2 bedroms
  • 2 queen size beds
  • 12 volt fridge
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
  • Braai(barbecue) facilities
  • Gas heater
  • Gas stove
  • Kitchen
  • Living area
  • Outside sitting area
  • Paraffin lamps
  • Sliding doors
  • Solar panels
  • Toilet
  • Wood burning boiler
  • Wood burning stove with 2 couches

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Get all together at 18:00 at the main farmhouse to get to know each other.
  • You will have a light supper while sitting at big tables on the farmhouse stoep.

Day 2 - Cooking classes and free time

  • This morning, after a light breakfast, you will start your first cooking class at 09:30 so that you will be ready to eat at about 13:00.
  • The afternoon is spent resting, swimming or walking so that you can be ready for your second class at 18:00.

Day 3 - Cooking class and departure

  • This morning, after a light breakfast, you will start your third and final class at 09:30.
  • After feasting on what you have cooked, it is time to say goodbye to your old and new friends.
Activities
  • Cooking classes
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Swimming
  • Wine tasting / tour
General
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Birdwatch the bird life is prolific so bring your binoculars and bird book.
  • Go for walks - there are easy walks along the roads or you can hike through the veld if you want something more stimulating.
  • Look at the animals we have Nguni cattle, Boergoats, chickens, turkeys, geese and horses.
  • Picnic by the river or in the veld - we have cleared a couple of spots on the river bank where you can picnic, unfortunately no fires please!
  • Relax, rejuvenate, and revitalise - the air is clean, the place is beautiful and it is quiet.
  • Ride your mountain bike - there are roads on the farm as well as quiet dirt roads in the area where you can ride your bike (sorry but we do not allow quads and offroad motor bikes).
  • Swim - Puschka House has a splash pool and Puschka Cottage a full size swimming pool. There are also swimming holes in the river.
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 3 cooking classes
  • Daily meals with wine

GPS

If you are travelling out to us, best to use the Google map provided. Garmin coordinates. After heavy rains, please enquire about alternative routes, as the shortest route may be very muddy. Main gate from Puschka farm / Puschka Cottage / Puschka Bush Cottage (NV 12 14 sign): S 25 56 31,7; E 27 1957,9; Puschka Main Farm House / Puschka Cottage Gate: S 25 5653,2; E 27 20 11; Puschka Bush Cottage / Gate for Puschka House (NV 20 sign): S 25 56 44,1; E 27 20 35,8; Puschka House: S 25 56 45,6; E 27 20 29,8.

Magaliesburg, South Africa

Visit a working organic farm for a self-catered, country-style breakaway in the Magaliesberg. Fresh air, wide open spaces, walks in the countryside. Cooking.

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3 days / 2 nights

Departure:
Sunday November 26, 2017
(3 days / 2 nights)

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