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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

A man with heart and sole – Paul Ucheck


A man with heart and sole – Paul Ucheck A terrifying reality for many, Cancer is the number one killer in the world – more people die from Cancer than HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis combined.… Read the rest

Karin’s Homemade Mayonnaise


Ingredients: 2 whole eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoons castor sugar 3 teaspoons mustard powder 2 tablespoon white grape vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 500ml sunflower oil 1 tablespoon boiling water   Method: Beat eggs in a food processor till light.… Read the rest
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