Author Archive | Maggie van den Berg

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Introducing our Winter Flavours 2015

So here we are, entering our fourth winter. Our first two winters were tight times, but we were small enough to muddle through rained-out markets and a dearth of weddings. Last winter we thought Newlands cafe had built up enough of a community to keep us scooping along nicely, and we were right. While there […]

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What happens during loadshedding at The Creamery?

Blackouts are an inconvenience to you as it is to us, and a lot of customers ask us: What do you do during loadshedding? Electricity is vital to our small business – chilling ice cream, cooking waffles and making coffee all need power. Keeping ice cream cold is an ongoing challenge (especially in a hot […]

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The Creamery & Saszali bring you easy, delicious desserts

Welcome to our second The Creamery & Saszali Creative Colab, bringing you a series of inspiring and easy desserts. The lovely Sarah & Jane of Saszali and our Katy Rose of The Creamery set up a workshop, bringing together creative energy, delicious flavours and tempting visuals. This week’s dessert is a summertime classic: Eton Mess. […]

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The Creamery & Saszali bring you delicious, easy desserts

    This is the first in our The Creamery & Saszali Creative Colab, bringing you a series of inspiring and easy desserts. The holiday season is almost upon us: the evenings are warmer, the days longer and we’re all dreaming up delicious seasonal entertaining ideas. The lovely Sarah & Jane of Saszali and our […]

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Salt River HQ and Cafe: Before and After.

Before: The bones of our production kitchen and offices. Now: Our production kitchen, ready to churn. Now: Our brand new Salt River Cafe. All your favourite things about The Creamery in one space.

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The Creamery moves to a new home

  Opening our Newlands Café in September last year brought many changes to The Creamery – the most notable being that we changed our business from being a very seasonal one, to a business that thrives year round. But the café has also meant that we’ve been able to increasing our permanent staff by 7 […]

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Flavour of the Month : Cookie Dough

We’re excited to announce August’s Flavour of the Month : Cookie Dough   You asked for it, and after a few false starts and the acquisition of a blast freezer, we’re finally ready to present our Cookie Dough ice cream! Cookie Dough Ice Cream is a true American flavour, making you yearn for the nostalgia of […]

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The Creamery- Is our ice cream halaal?

As an independent food business, we are often asked questions about our ice cream – especially about who makes it, what’s in it, and where these ingredients come from. We have many customers with dietary restrictions or preferences, and we believe in honouring their trust with honesty and by giving them all the information they […]

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S’mores: June’s Flavour of the Month

We’re excited to announce June’s Flavour of the Month is S’Mores. What are S’mores? A campfire classic, centered on the toasted marshmallow. Traditionally, S’mores (or “some more”) is a toasted marshmallow, sandwiched between two whole wheat biscuits with a chocolate square. The hot marshmallow melts the chocolate, and fuses the ingredients into a delicious, crunchy-yet-chewy […]

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