Food fight: Maranda Engelbrecht

Food stylist and chef Maranda Engelbrecht says that home-grown and home cooked is the ultimate luxury.

From the Series

Maranda Engelbrecht is a food stylist and founder of the Babel restaurant at Babylonstoren outside Franschhoek. The menu is based on what is in season in Babylonstoren’s 4 hectare formal vegetable and fruit garden.

Food culture, diet and money more important?

They are all linked but for now it’s about food that money cannot buy. Clean food is what we all aspire to. Fresh from the garden and home cooking where time to enjoy is a luxury. Imperfection and honesty becomes the new perfection.

Why do we think we need added vitamins?

Because we cannot trust the food supply chain.