Spend a relaxing few days of pure food indulgence on our working organic farm and Wickedfood Earth Country Cooking School, where you’ll learn to cook:

  • Country farm fare at its finest and get an insight into the farm’s workings. We specialize in produce-driven seasonal food, using ingredients from our internationally recognised food gardens, orchards and veld-raised animals, including a flock of indigenous Pedi sheep More …..
  • Or in-depth cuisine driven Foods of the World experiences where we explore different cooking styles from around the world, from Asian Street Market Food to Chinese dim sum, tagines, couscous and spices of North Africa, food of Lebanon, Indian curries, Italian, classic French, and flavours of Mexico. More…

Our cooking style has its roots in Africa, with multi-ethnic world influences, showcasing the cultural cuisines of the various immigrants who settled and cooked in the area over the last 400-odd years. For the past 20 years Mike has been sharing his food passion with visitors from around the world. As a renowned cook and food anthropologist he has travelled extensively to explore food influences and cooking styles of different cultures. He has received many accolades over the years including Slow Food’s Food Heroes award for “development of rare breeds and education on sustainable food and farming.” In 2018 he was invited to become a member of Slow Food Chefs’ Alliance, South Africa. Mike shares these experiences with you, as well as giving you his in-depth philosophy to humane sustainable farming practises. All cooking classes are hands-on in our custom-built teaching kitchen.

Cooking Experiences

Country Farm Fare

From R2 900pp (minimum 2 people) including 3 hands-on cooking classes over 2 days, all meals and accommodation for 2 nights (based on 2 people sharing a room, R500 single supplement for the 2 nights).

Spend 2 nights at Wickedfood Earth Country Cooking School and get an insight into the workings of our organic farm and cooking with our delicious ingredients. We specialize in produce-driven seasonal food, using ingredients grown on our farm and surrounding organic small-scale farmers, as well as veld-raised animals, including indigenous Pedi sheep, beef and free-range pork. Over the two days immerse yourself in food, including all meals, as well as participate in 3 in-depth food workshops on how to make the best of seasonal produce. More…..

Foods of the World

From R1 990pp – minimum 2 people including 2 hands-on cooking workshops, all meals as indicated, and accommodation for up to 2 nights (based on 2 people sharing a room, R500 single supplement).

For the past 30 years, as an award winning photo journalist, renowned cook and food anthropologist, Mike has traveled extensively around the world to explore food influences of different cultures. In these series of workshops he shares his food experiences with you. More…

Half-day food workshop

From R750pp – minimum 4 people (2 people if staying over). 1 hands-on cooking workshop, all ingredients and lunch, or dinner if staying over (we reserve the right to allow up to 4 additional people to join the workshop, making a total of 8).

Spend a relaxing half-day of pure food indulgence at our working organic farm, enjoying a half-day cooking workshop at Wickedfood Earth Country Cooking School. Cook from one of our many mouth watering menus form Country farm seasonal food, where you will get an insight into the farm’s workings, to one of our in-depth cuisine driven Foods of the World experiences. More…

We can also tailor make an experience especially for you. For further information on any of the food experiences we offer, as well as costings, please contact:

Mike: 060 761-0885 earth@wickedfood.co.za