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David’s Been Here


“David’s Been Here is touring all the top destinations and best stays in South Africa. In this video, David brings us to the Wild Coast on South Africa’s Eastern Cape, where we visit the Umngazi River Bungalows.Read the rest

Lemon Yoghurt Cake


Ingredients: ¾ cup sunflower oil 2 eggs 1 tablespoon lemon rind 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 cup plain yoghurt 1 ¾ cup castor sugar 2 cups self- raising flour   Icing: ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ¾ cup white sugar   Method: Turn oven onto 180°C In a large bowl mix all the ingredients – mix with a metal spoon Pour into greased round ring tin Bake for about 35 min at 180°C To make icing – place sugar and lemon juice into a bowl and just stir twice – drizzle over cooled cake and it will form a crust  … Read the rest

Warmth in words


Moved by the experiences shared with our many guests, Umngazi proves to be an adventure, whether you are a visitor or a part of our ever-growing family.… Read the rest

Roast Pumpkin Soup


 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic clove crushed Pinch dried oregano – or fresh from the herb garden 250g Roma tomatoes – halved length ways 850g butternut or pumpkin – unpeeled and chopped 250g carrots  – peeled and roughly chopped 2 onions  – chopped 200g sweet potato- peeled and chopped Salt and pepper to taste 6 cups homemade chicken stock   Method:   Preheat the oven to 190°C Mix the oil, garlic, salt ( about ½ tsp)  and oregano Put the tomatoes cut side up in roasting tin with pumpkin, carrots, onion and sweet potato Brush with oil mixture and bake for about 1 ½ hours Cool and scrape the flesh from the pumpkin and put into large pan with the vegetables, oregano and stock Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes Cool and puree Check seasoning and serve with fresh crouton and a swirl of cream… Read the rest
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