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Napoleon's Willow

12 August 2016

Napoleon's Willow

Babylonstoren has a number of trees with interesting stories, or rather cuttings from famous trees that are linked to people, moments and places that made history. These include Newton’s apple tree, Shakespeare’s mulberry, an olive from Mount Gethsemane and more. Read more


Making Magic Tea

27 June 2016

Making Magic Tea

Although claimed by many, the origin of Kombucha remains a mystery. Most sources attribute this “magic tea” to the Chinese, dating back over 5000 years. We have to admit that a jar of fermenting Kombucha looks like a science experiment: however, the end-product is a deliciously refreshing drink with many alleged health benefits. Read more


ROCKIN' THE CAPE

25 May 2016

ROCKIN' THE CAPE

We've always been strong on botany, weak on stones. Now we're adding the palaeontological landscape of four regions of the Cape. Our team is reworking blocks in the indigenous fragrance garden with soil, rocks, and numerous plant species. We're creating small-scale versions of the Hantam, Robertson Karoo, Simonsberg and Eastern Cape. Read more


How to Preserve Olives

28 April 2016

How to Preserve Olives

On the farm we use most of our olives to make extra virgin olive oil – a medium style, but complex blend of five cultivars: Frantoio, Mission, Don Carlou, Leccino and Corratina. We also preserve the whole fruits in brine or salt for the two restaurants, black calamata and green Nonchellara. Read more


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