Eating mushrooms or learning to grow this delicious proliferate is said to give you the ability to photosynthesise sunlight into Barry White’s voice. Enjoy learning more about this vegetable that has flavoured many an Alfredo pasta and risotto, sans or avec a come hither voice, with entrance to an Exotic Mushroom and Wine Tasting Cellar Tour for R149 OR a course on Growing gourmet or exotic mushrooms for profit at the South African Gourmet Mushroom Academy for R349. Hieroglyphics found in the tombs of the Pharaohs suggest that the ancient Egyptians believed the mushroom to be the plant of immortality and awesomeness. Also known as specialty mushrooms, these gourmet saprophytes include names such as Shiitake, Nameko, Enoki, Shimeji, Paddy straw, a variety of pink, golden, tree, phoenix, abalone and king oyster mushrooms and many more. Exotic Mushroom and Wine Tasting Cellar Tour is a delightful exotic mushroom and wine pairing tasting event presented by South Africa’s worldrenowned gourmet mushroom expert, Dr Adriaan Smit. During this tour you will indulge in the unique mushroom tasting flavours – nutty, earthy, meaty, or seafood. Your taste sensation will be paired with suitable and awardwinning South African and European wines. This is truly a not to be missed opportunity for the discerning food and wine connoisseur. With the emerging gourmet mushroom trend pulling the country in a new direction, faster than the Macarena circa 1994, perceptions of mushrooms are changing rapidly and so are industries. All over the world, between sixty and one hundred gourmet mushroom species can nowadays be cultivated commercially. Learn how to cultivate your own exotic mushrooms at home and be enlightened on The Big Five of mushroom gastronomy namely, taste, aroma, texture, succulence and presentation. This course will be presented by South Africa’s worldrenowned gourmet mushroom cultivation expert, Dr Adriaan Smit. Mushroom fact Mushrooms were also the favourite vegetable of moustached plumbers Mario and Luigi. Besides devouring Italian pasta, these two heroes loved to munch on mushrooms to help gain strength and agility which aided in their quest to save the helpless princess, who often purposely hid from the two plumbers as she felt they were too creepy. Groupon coupons Leisure Recreation Experiences Travel Travel Deals Travel Offers Services Training Courses Cookery Courses Courses Craft Classes Cape Town Leisure Recreation Cape Town Experiences Cape Town Travel Cape Town Travel deals Cape Town Travel offers Cape Town Services Cape Town Training courses Cape Town Cookery courses Cape Town Courses Cape Town Craft classes Cape Town Further deals in this category 1. Pay R100 for 18 holes of golf at Roodepoort Country Club, valued at R355 save 72% 2. Take a Segway Tour of the Lion Park for R117,50 – original price R235 save 50% 3. Save 83% on up to four group or one private Salsa dancing lesson at The Salsa Republic 4. Pay R105 per person and get an extra 200 paintballs with Paintball Kings, valued at R210 save 50% 5. Pay R35 for a sports massage OR a diet or fitness plan OR R69 for both the massage and plan at Wellness Inc. Save 65% Further deals in this city 1. Pay R70 for two Malay curries at Chenin Restaurant Wine Bar save 56% 2. Pay R69 for a cheese and cold meat platter for two, including a wine tasting at Bilton Wines, valued @ R140 save 51% 3. Pay R139 for a personal consultation and psychic reading with a renowned psychic at African Angel save 60% 4. Pay R475 for a Brazilian and underarm permanent laser hair removal treatment at Kinetic Contours value R950 5. Pay R10 for an artisinal coffee at TRUTH Further deals in South Africa 1. Exclusive opening offer Pay R640 for smooth sleek hair with a Brazilian Blowdry at Pulse Salon valued at R1600 save 60% 2. Pay R129 for a delicious 28piece Groupon sushi platter at Simply Fish Florida Road, valued at R269 save 52% 3. Pay R27 for a beef burger OR pay R39 for a chicken or pork schnitzel at Eldo Falls save 51% 4. Pay R159 for a platter for two and a bottle of Two Oceans Sauvignon Blanc at Vasco’s, valued at R319 save 50% 5. Pay R54 for 12 delicious vanilla cupcakes from Star Anise, valued at R108 save 50% Further deals in other categories 1. Pay R149 for any food off the menu at Adega for two people, up to the value of R300 save 50% 2. Pay R1999 for nonsurgical breast enhancement at Slimmers Paradise, valued at R7000 save 71% 3. Pay R330 for a facial and eyelash extensions at iBeauty, valued at R880 save 62% 4. Pay R35 for any large pizza at Mimmos save up to 56% 5. A full set of acrylic nail enhancements for R140 by Dita de Klerk save 50%
Pay R149 for entrance to an Exotic Mushroom and Wine Tasting Cellar Tour OR R349 for a course at the South African Gourmet Mushroom Academy (save up to 63%)
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In a Nutshell
Save up to 63% on entrance to an Exotic Mushroom and Wine Tasting Cellar Tour OR a course Course is on growing gourmet or exotic mushrooms for profit Exotic Mushroom and Wine Tasting Cellar Tour and course will be presented by South Africa’s world-renowned gourmet mushroom cultivation expert, Dr Adriaan Smit Course will be five-hours Includes light refreshments Taste unique mushroom flavours paired with award-winning wine Indulge in delicious mushrooms Mushrooms flavours include nutty, earthy, meaty, or seafood Experience something new Treat your taste buds Perfect event for aspiring or discerning food and wine connoisseurs
The Fine Print
Groupon redeemable for an Exotic Mushroom and Wine Tasting Cellar Tour: Saturday’s at 11:30 to 13:00 between 12 November 2011 and 21 April 2012, excluding one Saturday per month and the last two Saturdays of December 2011 Groupon redeemable for course: Either from 9:00 to 14:00 or 15:00 to 20:00, 5 November 2011, 10 December 2011, 7 January 2012, 11 February 2012, 24 March 2012 and 7 April 2012 Booking essential and subject to availability: 021 881 3586 All bookings must be made 7 days in advance, except for the first course on 5 November 2011< Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.