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High Five for Family Holidays


An article entitled ‘High five for Family Holidays’ was recently published on Do It Now, an online guide for any adventure seeking South African.… Read the rest

NWJ Bridal Fair 2015!


In an effort to showcase some of KZN’s best and latest trends in weddings and events, the The 2015 NWJ Bridal & Events Show takes place annually at the Durban Exhibition Centre, and Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa is proud to be one of the 120 suppliers involved in this amazing exhibition.… Read the rest

2015 Cape Getaway Show!


With over 200 interactive travel, outdoor and adventure exhibits, showcasing destinations, accommodation, outdoor gear, 4×4 products and accessories, motor homes and much more, the 2015 Cape Getaway Show was an incredible event to be a part of.… Read the rest

Poached pears in red wine and cinnamon


Ingredients:  Peeled firm fresh pears – not too soft Enough red wine to cover the pears About 1 cup of  white sugar  (ratio of wine to sugar 3 : 1 ) 2 cinnamon stick A few cloves Pinch all spice Star anise ( if you have) Method:  Peel the pears leaving the stalk on the pear Pour the wine into a saucepan large enough to hold the pears in a single layer Add the sugar and the spices and stir over moderate heat until the sugar has dissolved.… Read the rest

Celebrate National Milk Tart Day with this delicious Umngazi Milk Tart Recipe!


This is an easy and tasty pudding  – but make in advance to have time to set Ingredients:  Tennis biscuits – crushed  (use 1/2 packet) 3 TABLESPOONS  melted butter 800ml milk 3 eggs 125ml sugar 50ml flour ( 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon) 50ml corn flour – mazena ( 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon) Pinch of salt 1 tablespoon butter 2 tsp vanilla essence Method:  Crush biscuits until very fine ( use a packet with no holes or a rolling pin in a big bowl) and mix in the melted butter  – melt the butter in the microwave Press into bottom of a 22cm pie dish ( use a loose bottomed tin if possible) push nice and tight and place in fridge to harden Put the milk into a pot and bring gently to the boil Mix the other ingredients together except the butter and vanilla essence Add slowly to the hot milk and stir all the time until thickens Do not let lumps come Add the butter and vanilla once nice and thick Pour over the base and sprinkle with cinnamon powder – allow to cool off Place in fridge to set for about 2 or 3 hours … Read the rest
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