The Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town, is a focal point for creativity where people from all walks of life come to feed their appetites as well as their imaginations.

Celebrating the extraordinary

Every day in The Kitchen owner Karen Dudley and her staff make over 20 salads and loads of Treats and Love Sandwiches.
It gives Karen pleasure to offer her many customers a little morsel of something that has just come out of the oven, or a Treat that has just been cut.
A Week in The Kitchen is just such a sampling of all the food and activity that happened in a week in November 2011.

A collection of mouth-watering dishes prepared by a team of remarkable and dedicated chefs

A Week in the Kitchen offers a glimpse into one week at The Kitchen, where menus change daily and South African twists on Mediterranean and Oriental tastes promise clean, natural flavours undisguised by rich sauces.

The meat dishes are the â??accompanimentâ?

This book has been cajoled into being by many friends of The Kitchen who believe that this is the way we want to eat: a great selection of vegetables, fresh and good. These are the â??mainsâ?. The meat dishes are the â??accompanimentâ?

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A great How-to book of your favourite food as well as lots of fresh ideas

You’ll learn how to make a Love Sandwich, a luxurious Waldorf salad, coleslaw like you’ve never tasted before, as well as sweet treats like little lemon meringue tarts.
There’s also a useful kitchen tips section that tells you how to blanche, prep and roast vegetables, make a salad dressing, debone a chicken breast and more…

â??The Kitchen truly reflects its community in all its diversity and beauty. We understand the First Lady enjoyed the lunch tremendously.â? â?? Elizabeth Kennedy-Trudeau, spokesperson for the US embassy in SA

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