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GOOD FRANCE 2016: Where to eat in Cape Town?

 

 

Following the success of the very first Goût de France / Good France event in 2015, the French gastronomy celebration will be held again on 21 March 2016 in South Africa and the rest of the world.

Two establishments in Cape Town are participating in Good France:

  1. Nadège Cuisine
  2. 6 Spin Street Restaurant

 

More about the chefs:

CHEF NADÈGE LEPOITTEVIN
(Nadège Cuisine)

 

 

Nadège Cuisine is not a restaurant but the labour of love of Nadège Lepoittevin, a French-born Capetonian with a passion for food who gives french cuisine lessons in her home.

 

Q. How and when did your passion for cooking start?
A. It started at a very young age around 8 years old. I found lots of fun to prepare cakes for my family until my parents asked me to switch to savoury meals as they could not eat all cakes I was preparing! Then I've discovered the vast and unlimited world of cooking...Most of my relatives are farmers and so they communicated me the love of seasonal and fresh ingredients and traditional cooking. I have also been influenced by my aunt and uncle who live in Paris who introduced me to the cooking trends...with them I have eaten my first frog legs!

 

Q. What made you want to teach it?
A. Cooking is all about sharing so I wanted to take advantage to live in a foreign country to share my culture at the same time than my passion for food.

 

Q. What's your favourite French dish?
A. Poule au pot with fresh cream from the farm!

 

Q. Sweet or savoury?
A. Depending on my mood and the climate! I tend to eat more sweet stuffs in winter, but in South Africa we have 3 months of winter so I end up eating more savoury!!! In general I am more a savoury teeth.

 

Q. White, red or bubbly?
A. How can you ask that to a French lady?! Obviously it depends on what's cooking!

 

Q. What's your favourite French ingredient to cook with?
A. Tarragon I love it!

 

Q. What's your favourite music to cook by?
A. Zaz! I end up dancing at the same time than cooking!

 

Q. What would be your favourite French region for a culinary experience?
A. Normandy of course as it is where I organise guided culinary tours. Over 7 days, my dad is the chauffeur, my mum logistic manager and we make our clients discover how it is to live in Normandy, eat like a French person, breathe local vibes and culture.

 

Q. Have you already worked in France or with a French chef?
A. Yes whenever I can, I join very well-known chefs over a day in their kitchen.

 

Address:
1 Dunedin Avenue
7985 Noordhoek, Cape Town
South Africa
Reservations: +27 (0) 82 37 0824
Website: www.nadegecuisine.com
Facebook: @NadegeCuisine
Twitter: @NadegeCuisine

 

CHEF ROBERT MULDERS
(6 Spin Street Restaurant )

 

Q. How and when did your passion for cooking start?
A. Four decades ago.

Q. What's your favourite French dish?
A. Bouillabaisse.

 

Q. Sweet or savoury?
A. Savoury.

 

Q. White, red or bubbly?
A. Bubbly for now.

 

Q. What's your favourite French ingredient to cook with?
A. A French cheese, not always necessarily for cooking.

 

Q. What's your favourite music to cook by?
A. Very little in fact.

 

Q. What would be your favourite French region for a culinary experience?
A. Loire

 

Q. Have you already worked in France or with a French chef?
A. No.

 

 

Address: Ground floor, 6 Spin Street, Church Square
8001 Cape Town
South Africa
Reservations: +27 (0)21 461 0666
Website: www.6spinstreet.co.za
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/24BhK67

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