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A humble bumble bee In the land of Londolozi, Lolled upon a blossom Of an old Marula tree, Soft blue sky Bright was the hour, Pleased was he, that his world should be As simple as a flower.
This year we decided to celebrate Bees and Bunnies, and with Easter Sunday falling on April Fool’s Day, it was a fun way to incorporate both!
With a glorious 30mm of rainfall the night before, the trees were glistening and the grass was washed to verdant green.
The fires were sizzling with bacon rolls, exotic mushroom kebabs and gammon & cheese jaffles as the first guests arrived back after game drive Shakshuka Eggs adouned the fires and were scooped up with tremendous anticipation. The Easter signature Mango Lassis – a delightful combination of fresh mangoes and coconut milk were once again a success. Homemade cinnamon rolls, chocolate brownies, cheese & basil muffins with tomatoes and croissant decked the Beeze & Basil stall and were an instant hit.
With Bees in mind, one has to give back some of the sugar! Nothing better than a homemade donut with lashings of lemon curd, raspberry curd or to be totally decadent hazelnut chocolate ganache.
Welcome to the Londolozi Easter Market 2018!!
The calm before the swarm of guests descended on the lawn.
Ranger Rob Jeffery, tracker Judas Ngomane and their guests enjoy a rather unorthodox welcome back to camp from two of the local lagomorphs, Laura Hodgkinson and Jemma Brewitt.
General Manager Duncan MacLarty briefs ranger James Souchon and his guests about the layout of the Easter Marketplace.
Despite a few drops of late-season rain, the mood on Varty Camp lawn was jovial and buzzing with banter about the morning’s sightings in the bush.
Camp Managers Cry Sithole and Phil Selwyn-Smith, clearly on a sugar high from too many easter eggs!
Exotic mushrooms sizzling on open fires with garlic and thyme butter.
Even the local monkey troop has sweet teeth; we had to keep a close eye on the Boulangerie table as they kept darting hungry glances at the signature cinnamon buns.
The Easter Lamb Shack this year held thinly sliced ribeye with a new addition of Venison Cheese Grillers and of course the signature Pulled Lamb Pita – yum!
Newly engaged couple Thais Bassit (camp manager) and ranger Fin Lawlor welcomed guests in true Londolozi fashion at the hand-wash station.
Watermelon pops, Pineapple and pomegranates. The health option!
Bubbles on ice. Needless to say, mimosas weren’t in short supply!
Executive Chef Anna Ridgewell and her team: (l to r) Connie Mthabini, Sendry Kubayi, Juvenile Mabunda and Eric Ubisi.
Start like you mean to go on. The sweet side of the food selection had guests abuzz with delight. The only difficulty with the morning was deciding what to eat next!
…but the addition of fruit to the plate gives one all the excuses one needs to keep indulging in the sweet options.
Jaffles – although Australian – have been given a Londolozi twist. These were filled with honey-gammon, fontina cheese and zucchini relish.
The Londolozi Easter signature – and a firm favourite given how quickly they disappeared from the platter – BBQ slow-cooked pulled lamb pitas with minted tzatziki.
Londolozi Procurement manager and Sommelier Kim Drake and Bronwyn Varty-Laburn at the Market Bar; the aptly named Buck and Bumble Bee.
Operations Manager Will Ford, in his time-honoured role as a cocktail quality-controller, grows wide-eyed at his first taste of the parmesan vodka, basil bloody Marys on offer.
The Sizzle and Buzz (the local wok station) provided mouth-watering bacon skewers, as well as Londolozi Shakshuka eggs and exotic mushrooms.
Protea cynaroides, the King Protea, is South Africa’s national flower. A little bit of patriotism we felt was important, and beautiful clumps of these blooms, together with stunning arrangements of Scented Thorn acacia thorns, decorated the event.
A lodge like Londolozi, although famous for its wildlife, is about far more than just that. The superb culinary experience which awaits every guest at Londolozi is thanks to the continued efforts of Anna, who has been instrumental in the development of new ...