interactive kitchen at andbeyond sandibe in the okavango delta

Food Fundis

At &Beyond, we strive to deliver extraordinary guest experiences, day in and day out. From life-changing wildlife sightings and unexpected spoils and surprises, to luxurious accommodation and stories shared around a blazing fire, it goes right down to the food we serve, which is always wholesome, fresh, robust, vibrant and literally bursting with delicious flavours.

‘Fundi’ is the South African word for ‘expert’ and our incredible team of creative and oh-so talented Food Fundis are tasked with the simple goal of delighting guests at each and every meal. The food they lovingly prepare is fresh, natural and locally sourced; it exudes the essence of each destination’s richness, history and soul; it is shared with joy and each meal is indeed a celebration.

And don’t forget that calories don’t count when you’re on holiday, so eat the cake, drink the wine and regret nothing. At &Beyond, we love nothing more than to see our guests live every moment, laugh every day and indulge wherever they can.

nutmeg and mace are two spices from the same fruit in zanzibar

Travel for the senses Three travel experiences that appeal to the senses & showcase the unique flavours of the continents…
by Claire Trickett24th February 2017

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Guest dining area overlooking the serengeti plains at andbeyond kleins camp

Seventh heaven Did you know that there are seven official mealtimes for guests on an &Beyond safari?
by Claire Trickett21st October 2016

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sundowner drinks in the okavango delta

Around the world in 10 drinks Nothing beats a drink shared among friends, so here are 10 must-try drinks from around the world…
by Claire Trickett23rd September 2016

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bunny chow and traditional south african springbokkie drinks at andbeyond kirkmans

The best bunny chow in Africa The much-loved bunny chow is a traditional South African dish that originated in the Durban Indian community...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016

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chocolates at andbeyond ngorongoro crater lodge

Diet is a four-letter word At the opulent and whimsical &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, where the food is nostalgic, decadent and served...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016

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chef at lake manyara making bread

For the love of bread Happiness is … homemade bread. Let’s face it; the wafting, seductive scent of bread slowly rising to perfection...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016

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pizza and toppings at andbeyond grumeti

Pizza perfection &Beyond Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp is renowned for its delicious pizza, which is cooked...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016

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herbs and spices in india

Top 10 sensory experiences These 10 sensory experiences prove that travel should be experienced through all of our senses…
by Claire Trickett14th February 2017

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chef at lake manyara making bread

Happiness is homemade bread If you’ve tasted Sandibe’s cinnamon twist bread, then you’ll agree that happiness is homemade bread…
by Claire Trickett7th July 2017

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chocolate chip cookies rocky road and crunchies

Diet … let’s all agree it’s a four-letter word Here are two diet-breaking recipes from our chefs to remind you of the joys of being on safari…
by Claire Trickett9th September 2016

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tea plantations in Darjeeling, India

For the love of food Food is an integral part of Indian culture, with each region, religion and caste lending its own unique influences...
by Claire Trickett5th August 2016

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gourmet burger and fries food on a africa safari

Ooops … there goes the diet Holiday calories don’t count so leave the diet at home & indulge in Sandibe’s 7 scrumptious mealtimes!
by Claire Trickett21st April 2017

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