Christmas has always been a huge family celebration.

Everybody used to travel vast distances to the Boland town where I grew up, just to be together. Then, 12 years ago, we bought a farm in the heart of the Karoo.
People think we are crazy to spend December here, but the family knows: If they would like to see us over Christmas, they need to travel to the farm. And they do.
Langfontein is in the Graaff-Reinet district. When my husband Thinus announced that he had made an offer to purchase a Karoo farm, it sounded like a death sentence – I was content with city life.
But I was bowled over by the beauty of this lush Karoo farm, the….

 

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Beetroot Salad
with port macerated
dried figs
Slow Roasted
lamb shanks with
mushroom relish
Burnt
Tomatoes and
red onion on farm
bread crostini
Rustic Plum tart