Tuna Tartare Salad

Our chefs have got all the options covered when it comes to healthy refreshing summer time meals. Read on to discover the secrets behind our delectable Tuna Tartare Salad starter. Tuna Tartare salad is a light and tasty low-guilt starter that sets the scene for the decadence to follow at Thornybush Collection. Here's how it's done. Ingredients 350 ...

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Tempting Thornybush Tiramisu

It's not all about new and exciting experiences when you visit Thornybush Collection. Sometimes our chefs haul out the old favourites too – only better. Read on for our take on Tiramisu and see if you can replicate it at home. Boudoir Biscuit Tiramisu Ingredients 250ml Strong black coffee 65ml Brandy or Kahlua coffee liqueur 200g Packet Boudoir (La...

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Guest Question: Is that a Water buffalo?

It's an easy mistake to make. It's a buffalo and it's wallowing in the mud. However, the African buffalo has several very different characteristics from its domesticated Asian relative. Untamed and Dangerous The water buffalo has been serving the interests of mankind since about 5 000 years ago. It has ploughed paddies and pulled carts and is somet...

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Meet the smiling chef of Thornybush Collection – Maria Kgohloane

Maria Kgohloane is one of those individuals who just really loves her job. Hailing from the small village of The Oaks, not far from Thornybush Collection, Maria grew up as part of a family of 7. As the oldest, she spent much of her time helping her mother to care for her siblings. Discovering her love for cooking Maria's hand was always the first t...

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"How Old is That Giraffe?" and Other Tall Stories

The giraffe is one the most common animals of the African bush and it's easy to take them for granted. They really are very interesting creatures and a natural wonder all in themselves. Their extra-long legs and neck, patchwork hides and knobbly horns make them an enigma of the bushveld. As a result, our guests always have plenty of questions about...

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Update on Hananani Community Garden

At The Thornybush Collection, our community gardens are close to our heart and we are very proud to announce that work on the new palisade fence around the Hananani Food Garden is finally finished. Expanding Our Offering This long awaited addition has allowed us to double the size of our vegetable gardens, with plenty of room for further expansion....

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