Recipes by Chef Kerry Kilpin

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November 11, 2020

STEENBERG HOTEL REVITALISE & RELAX PACKAGE

STEENBERG HOTEL REVITALISE & RELAX PACKAGE Enjoy the tranquil and relaxing environment of Steenberg Farm by taking some time out and treating yourself at Steenberg Hotel and Spa with this package. Revitalise and rejuvenate your body with a stay for 2 guests in one of our Classic Rooms which are individually decorated in understated elegance. Celebrate your body with a Herbal Oil Massage for 2 guests. You may choose from a range of blends of Africology aromatherapy-infused massage oils: Relaxing, […]
November 11, 2020

STEENBERG HOTEL & SPA STAY AND PLAY GOLF PACKAGE

STEENBERG HOTEL & SPA STAY AND PLAY GOLF PACKAGE Steenberg Hotel and Spa, your blissful home in the Cape. A luxurious 5 star hotel, on a historic wine farm, with a championship golf course, sublime restaurants and stylish spa all set in the most spectacular grounds offering vistas over the vineyards, mountains and golf course. Challenge yourself on the 18 hole championship golf course and experience an exceptional stay at Steenberg with our Stay and Play Package. 1 Night Package […]
November 4, 2020

CHILDREN STAY FOR FREE AT STEENBERG HOTEL & SPA

CHILDREN STAY FOR FREE AT STEENBERG HOTEL & SPA Children under the age of 12 years stay for free at Steenberg Hotel & Spa. Positioned on a wine farm in the Constantia Valley; Steenberg Hotel & Spa is the perfect base from which to explore the city, the peninsula and the Western Cape. Take in the natural vistas of the farm by embarking on a walking or cycling trail or indulge in a spa treatment or delicious meal and wine […]
November 4, 2020

CHRISTMAS CAROLS 2020

CHRISTMAS CAROLS 2020 We are very excited to announce that Steenberg Christmas Carols will be going ahead this year! We are strictly limiting the number of tickets sold as well as ensuring the highest standard of Covid-19 precaution protocols at the event. In light of the reduced capacity allowed, we will be hosting two Christmas Carol evenings on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 December 2020. Confirm your ticket before the event sells out by creating the best pre-Christmas festive experience […]
November 4, 2020

POOLSIDE MANICURES & PEDICURES

POOLSIDE MANICURES & PEDICURES We are very excited to open up our pool area to all guests at Steenberg Spa who book a manicure or pedicure treatment this November and December.   Normally only available to guests staying at Steenberg Hotel; our pool area and sun lawn are wonderful spaces to relax, unwind and soak up the sunshine.  Lounge into our soft chairs while gazing at the pool and surrounding gardens while you are pampered with your chosen manicure or pedicure.  […]
November 4, 2020

AL FRESCO FAMILY FUN AT TRYN RESTAURANT

AL FRESCO FAMILY FUN AT TRYN RESTAURANT Celebrate summer with picnics and lawn games in the magnificent gardens at Tryn, our family friendly signature restaurant in the heart of the Constantia Wine Valley.  Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin has extended her menu with new Al Fresco Boxes brimming with culinary delights ideal for a leisurely morning or afternoon with the little ones under grand old oak trees. For the young at heart, we have plenty of fun-filled lawn games to keep […]
November 4, 2020

TRYN UNLOCKS ITS WINE LIBRARY FOR LUNCH & DINNER GUESTS

TRYN UNLOCKS ITS WINE LIBRARY FOR LUNCH & DINNER GUESTS There are few things in life that surpass the marriage of good food and a well-matured vintage wine. At Tryn, our vibrant signature restaurant, guests who depleted their own collections during the months of lockdown, now have the opportunity to savour rare vintages from a selection of private cellars. The extended list of vintage wines is available daily for lunch and on Friday and Saturday evenings, Tryn’s new post-lockdown dinner […]
November 2, 2020

MOVIE NIGHT UNDER THE STARS

MOVIE NIGHT UNDER THE STARS We have partnered with Galileo Royale to bring you an exclusive and intimate movie night experience under the stars. Up the romance and linger a bit longer by booking a room for the night at Steenberg Hotel & Spa, with a sumptuous breakfast included. Book your room from R3100 per night which sleeps 2 guests and includes breakfast and the tickets to Galileo Royale. Your Galileo Royal ticket includes a welcome drink, appetiser and popcorn […]
October 23, 2020

CHRISTMAS 2020 AT BISTRO SIXTEEN82 AND TRYN

CHRISTMAS 2020 AT BISTRO SIXTEEN82 AND TRYN We think that everyone deserves something extra special this Christmas. Perhaps its a few extra days off work to spend with family, perhaps its an extra gift in your Christmas stocking, or perhaps its a fuss-free Christmas feast. We can’t take care of everything, but we can take care of your Christmas feast: Christmas at Tryn: join us for Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day lunch with a 6 course meal curated by […]
June 25, 2020

STEENBERG SPA OPENING SPECIALS

STEENBERG SPA OPENING SPECIALS After receiving the very welcome news that we can start operating again, we spent the weekend ensuring our facilities were prepared to the highest standard and our staff briefed on the health and safety regulations stipulated by government. This means that we can offer you a safe environment without compromising on the Steenberg experience you have come to know and enjoy. When visiting us, you can expect: To have your hands sanitised. To have your temperature […]
June 19, 2020

STEENBERG CELLAR @ HOME

STEENBERG CELLAR @ HOME Rediscover much-loved wines of the Constantia Valley with Steenberg Cellar @ Home, a tasting room experience in the comfort of your home with a variety of wines available in mixed-case selections. While wine tastings at Steenberg’s stylish tasting room may still be out of bounds, Steenberg Cellar @ Home lets you enjoy the full wine tasting experience by bringing Cellarmaster Elunda Basson into your home through video clips to guide you through your flight of wines. […]
June 19, 2020

CHARITY BEGINS WITH STEENBERG @ HOME

CHARITY BEGINS WITH STEENBERG @ HOME Steenberg Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin and her team have joined hands with surrounding communities, providing meals for the growing number of families affected by job losses because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Working closely with the Westlake Worship Centre, Chef Kerry has pledged to deliver 3 000 nourishing meals per month to bring relief to people in need. This community initiative is being bolstered by donating three meals for every take-home food order placed through […]
May 15, 2020
Body treatments at home

AT HOME BODY TREATMENTS

AT HOME BODY TREATMENTS Our Steenberg Spa therapists have put together their favourite body treatments for you to try at home. Avocado, Sea Salt and Mint Body Scrub: Ingredients 1 ripe avocado, peeled and stone removed 2 tablespoons ground almonds 1 tablespoon ground sesame seeds 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves A large handful of fresh mint 150ml extra-virgin olive oil 100g fine sea salt Combine the avocado, almonds, sesame seeds, rosemary and mint together in a blender, then add in […]
May 4, 2020
Steenberg Hotel Turndown

A FEAST OF MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS

A FEAST OF MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS As the world grapples with lockdowns and social distancing, we have created some creative ways to continue to celebrate loved ones on special days. We invite you to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day with a selection of vouchers she can enjoy once restrictions are lifted.  To make her day extra special, when purchasing a Steenberg voucher, you will receive tips from our experts to spoil her even more. From cocktails and dessert recipes […]
April 29, 2020
Steenberg Hotel Gardens

THE GARDENS OF STEENBERG HOTEL

THE GARDENS OF STEENBERG HOTEL Join us as we introduce you to some of the roses, salvia and herbs that you will find at Steenberg Hotel. The Roses of Steenberg Whether you are taking a stroll in the gorgeous gardens or admiring the freshly cut bouquets of flowers in and around Steenberg Hotel, you are likely to be met by the breathtaking roses of Steenberg. Rose Iceberg Driving to the Hotel, you will be flanked by clusters of this striking […]
April 17, 2020
Steenberg Hotel Garden Salvia

AUTUMN GARDENING TIPS

AUTUMN GARDENING TIPS The gardens at Steenberg Hotel are particularly spectacular in April. The salvia which lines the perimeter of our lawn is in full bloom with its vivid halo of purple visible from far away. Seeing as though we are in lockdown during this time of beauty, the gardens can only be enjoyed by our essential gardeners and the local critters, insects and bird life. Our team of gardeners at Room to Grow have helped us put together some […]
April 15, 2020

THE PERFECT MANICURE OR PEDICURE AT HOME

THE PERFECT MANICURE OR PEDICURE AT HOME Our spa therapists at Steenberg Spa have put their heads together to come up with the best processes, tips and tricks that you can do at home to keep your manicure or pedicure looking great during lockdown. Removal of Gel Polish: Firstly, if you have gel polish on your nails, here is how you can remove it: You will need: cotton wool, tin foil, acetone (you can get this from a pharmacy. Non […]
April 9, 2020
Steenberg the black swan easter egg hunt

THE BLACK SWAN EASTER EGG HUNT 2020

THE BLACK SWAN EASTER EGG HUNT 2020 Let’s have a bit of fun during lockdown with a digital Easter egg hunt on our website! Your first clue is in this post. Follow it to find the second clue and use that clue to find the third clue. With your third clue, you will find the Black Swan Easter Egg. Click on the egg, enter your details and you’ll be entered into a draw to win 6 bottles of Steenberg The […]
April 8, 2020
Tryn cocktails

COCKTAIL RECIPES AT HOME WITH TRYN

COCKTAIL RECIPES AT HOME WITH TRYN If you have been to Steenberg’s new signature restaurant, Tryn, you would have noticed the beautiful marble bar which sits proudly as a showpiece in the middle of the restaurant. At this bar, guests can enjoy delicious cocktails created by experienced mixologists. Creating a cocktail is an art form which not many people can master, but that doesn’t mean we can’t try! Our barmen have put together a collection of our top cocktail recipes […]
April 7, 2020
Steenberg Hotel One Bedroom Suite

STEENBERG HOTEL RENOVATION: BEFORE AND AFTER SERIES

STEENBERG HOTEL RENOVATION: BEFORE AND AFTER SERIES Our hotel has been through a series of exciting renovations spanning a few years. The renovations have been done in stages over time so that we could accommodate our guests during the renovation process, but in May 2019 we decided to close Steenberg Hotel for 4 months to focus on our Suites. Focusing on our suites means that we can offer spacious and luxurious accommodation to guests who are travelling together as a […]
March 23, 2020
Smoked Fish Bruschetta Recipe

SMOKED FISH “BRUSCHETTA” WITH JALAPENO AND APRICOT SALSA RECIPE

2 x hot cross buns Slice the hot cross buns into 6 slices each and toast in the oven until lightly golden Garnish Coriander Fresh salad (optional) Smoked Fish Pâté 400g fresh Cape Bream 15ml smoking chips 100g cream cheese 10g chopped coriander 10g chopped chives 10g chopped parsley 1 x lemon Salt and pepper Season the fish with salt and pepper.  Place in a smoker with 15ml smoking chips and cook for 10 minutes or until the fish is […]
March 23, 2020
Seared Beef Tataki with Truffle and Corn

SEARED BEEF TATAKI WITH TRUFFLE AND CORN RECIPE

By Steenberg Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin 300g beef fillet 1 sweetcorn 1 red chilli finely chopped 2 spring onion finely chopped 50g wild rocket 150g shimeji mushrooms 1 lime cut into wedges Vinaigrette 50ml olive oil 25ml lemon juice 25ml soy 5ml sugar Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, soy and sugar.  Mix well.  Divide in half.  Pour half over the mushrooms and allow to marinate for 30 minutes. Truffle Mayonnaise 1 egg yolk 125ml sunflower oil 5ml truffle oil […]
March 23, 2020
Whipped yoghurt mousse recipe

WHIPPED YOGHURT MOUSSE RECIPE

Serves 6 Yoghurt Panna Cotta 330ml cream 330ml Bulgarian yoghurt 50g castor sugar 2.5ml grated tonka bean 10g gelatine (sponge 10ml water) Method Mix the cream, sugar and tonka bean in a pot and heat until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat Stir in the sponged gelatine and yoghurt. Pour into a terrine mould and allow to set. Once set, turn out and whip with a whisk until light and fluffy.  Pour into a piping bag with star nozzle. […]
March 23, 2020
stuffed lamb neck recipe

LAMB NECK STUFFED WITH RICOTTA AND HERB WITH LEMON JUS RECIPE

Serves 6 1kg deboned lamb neck 200g ricotta 10g chopped basil 10g chopped parsley Zest of 1 lemon 1 onion chopped 1 carrot chopped 1 stick celery chopped 1000ml stock 1 lemon juiced and zested 100g butter Salt and pepper Method In a food processor combine the ricotta, herbs and lemon juice, season with salt and pepper.  Open the neck up and season with salt and pepper on the inside and out.  Lay the neck “skin” side down and spread […]
March 23, 2020
Beetroot Carpaccio

BEETROOT CARPACCIO RECIPE

Serves 4 2 large beetroots boiled and thinly sliced 200g blanched and peeled edamame beans 200g washed wild rocket 100g toasted cracked hazelnuts 100g Parmesan shavings 50g beetroot chips Balsamic Syrup 100g sugar 50g balsamic vinegar Melt on a low heat, once sugar has dissolved bring to the boil.  Turn off and do not reduce. Hazelnut Vinaigrette 10g English mustard 10g sweet Indonesian soy sauce 40ml red wine vinegar 25ml hazelnut oil 100ml sunflower oil Salt Combine the mustard, sweet […]
March 23, 2020
Ethically Sourced Fish

GRILLED SUSTAINABLE FISH WITH HARISSA, ROAST BUTTERNUT & CORIANDER YOGHURT RECIPE

Serves 4 4 x 200g sustainable fish (I like to use Cape Bream) seasoned with salt and pepper 1 x lemon 1 large butternut cubed 10g cumin seeds 10g sugar Salt and pepper Pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius. In a roasting tray toss your butternut, cumin seeds, salt, pepper, sugar and olive oil.  Roast until cooked and golden in colour. Harissa Vinaigrette 50g harissa 10ml water 1t honey Chopped chili to taste 1 lemon 200ml sunflower oil Salt […]