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Mar 2020 -

La Petite Ferme Autumn Menu 2020

If you, like us, adore Summer in the valley of Franschhoek you may wish to press pause on the onset of cooler days that March has in store for us. This next quarter not only brings the promise of one of the most beautiful seasons in our valley but also, Chef Kyle and his team's latest triumph- La Petite Ferme's Autumn 2020 menu.

A word from our Head Chef, Kyle Norris

"Autumn is my favourite time of the year filled with warm colours and a valley that looks like it's in permanent sunset. My inspiration comes from my time on a farm as a child doing my chores of raking the lawns under the big maple tree as it shed its Autumn leaves. Of days spent fishing with my Dad in the crisp mornings on the dams and my Mom, the 'flower power girl', in the forests collecting mushrooms for the sauces and dishes that she would make with them. The way we plate our classic recipe, the fish cakes, is taken from the memories I have of how my Mom would embroider her jeans - those colours and lines. And the de-hydrated vine leaf on our trout dish comes from the Shiraz vines in front of our beautiful hotel."

Our featured dish on La Petite Ferme's Autumn menu

Our Arancini dish has become a favourite amongst our vegetarians, and now we have bettered it by only using plant-based products. This vibrant dish features pure home-made vegetable stock, foraged wild mushrooms, organically grown apples and garden-fresh cauliflowers. To finish this perfectly home-grown dish off, we have added a dash of international flair - slices of black truffle from Italy. Delicious!

mushroom aranciniWild mushroom Arancini (V)

Truffle cauliflower puree / Tempura burnt cauliflower / mushroom Ragoût / preserved wild mushrooms / deconstructed Waldorf salad / black truffle

Ready to indulge your senses? Book your table at La Petite Ferme instantly by clicking here or, give us a call on +27 (0) 21 876 3016. A reminder, our restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily.

And, if you're wondering what pairs with our Autumn menu better than our winemaker Wikus' wines? Why, our sweeping views of the valley, of course! Read more about what vintages Wikus is working on right now by taking a walk through his virtual cellar here. Our friendly waiters will gladly recommend the ideal wine to compliment your meal (and the gorgeous view from your table).

The best news yet is, if you can't bear to tear yourself away, you don't have to. Browse our beautiful hotel's tasteful accommodation options here. Book your stay by contacting one of our friendly reservations team by email or phone on +27 (0) 21 876 3016. They are on hand to help you book your memorable stay with us.

A reminder to please follow La Petite Ferme on our social platforms. You may know (and love!) our 'Assiette de la Semaine' or 'Plate of the Week', Chef Kyle's weekly inspiration delivered to your virtual palate via our social media platforms, Facebook and Instagram.

A word from our General Manager, Riaan Kruger

"I'm happy to share with you my top insider's tip for this season: sunset is particularly dreamy in Autumn. We look forward to welcoming you to La Petite Ferme!"