February 7, 2017

Leopard Mountain Lioness and the Flehman Grimace

Posted by: Storm Catterick The flehman grimace is a rather comical sight when you lucky enough to see it. The organ involved in the grimace in the flehman response in mammals is the vomeronasal organ otherwise known as the Jacobson’s organ. It was discovered by Frederik Ruysch and later described by Ludwig Jacobson in the [...]
February 6, 2017

Elephant Calves, Musth and Mayhem at Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge

Posted by: Storm Catterick As Leopard Mountain’s trails guide I don’t often get to go on game drives, so when I get the chance I jump at it, with my camera in tow of course! This particular afternoon we were treated to a sighting of a breeding herd of Elephants. As we arrived the herd [...]
October 24, 2016

Leopard Mountain Lends a helping hand at the Sekane Community Creche

Posted by: Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge An important part of conservation within Africa is community relations – maintaining good communication and mutually beneficial relationships with communities can go a long way to protecting wildlife and natural areas. Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge exists within Zululand Rhino Reserve, and as such strives to support the reserve management [...]
June 20, 2016

Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge Reveals Its Upgrade!

Posted by: Storm Catterick As the old age saying goes a change is as good as a haircut, well Leopard Mountain Safari Lodge has recently undergone its own ‘haircut’ of sorts! The lodge has been abuzz in the last month with some very exciting changes having been done… During the month of May we closed [...]
May 30, 2016

Meet Phumy Mazibuko from Leopard Mountain Game Lodge

Posted by: Leopard Mountain Lodge NAME: PHUMY MAZIBUKO Born and bred in Durban, Phumy has always been a hard worker. Her father taught her from a young age to always step out of her comfort zone, hence she has constantly strived for the best and has always found her own unique approach when faced with [...]
February 19, 2018

Mince Tarts

Ingredients 1  Jar  Fruit Mince Meat 1         Sweet Short Crust Pastry Cake Flour to Roll Icing Sugar to Dust 1         Egg mixed with 1 tablespoon Water Method 1.       Preheat oven to 160 Deg. 2.       Roll pastry to 2mm thick and cut out rounds slightly bigger than pan size. Line pan with rounds and allow to [...]
February 19, 2018

Unknown Recipe – 5

Ingredients 1 Onion 1 Medium Potato 2 Cups   Peas 2 Cups   Cold Water 1tsp Garlic & Herb Salt Salt and Pepper Method Fry Onion and Potato until soft. Add peas and the water and bring to a boil. Add Garlic & Herb Salt and Salt and Pepper to taste. Blend mixture until smooth and [...]
February 19, 2018


Ingredients 1 cup Butter 2 Cups Castor sugar 2 Eggs 3 Desiccated coconuts 1 tsp Vanilla essence 3 1/2 cups of Cake Flour Method ·         Preheat oven 160C and grease baking trays ·         Mix butter and castor sugar until light & fluffy ·         Mix in eggs, 1 at a time and add coconut & Sifted [...]
February 19, 2018

Tasty Salmon Fillets

12 ounces salmon fillets (2 fillets, 6 ozs each, fresh or thawed) 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 1/4 teaspoon coriander 1/2 teaspoon dried cilantro 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 tablespoons cilantro, fresh (optional) Method [...]
February 19, 2018

Unknown Recipe – 8

Ingredients • 250 g unsalted butter • 200 g good-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), broken up • 50 g chopped Almond or Pecan nuts • 80 g cocoa powder, sifted • 65 g plain flour, sifted • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 360 g caster sugar • 4 large free-range eggs • zest of [...]