Casalinga Ristorante Italiano - Tranquil Gardens
Casalinga is an elegant Italian country restaurant in Muldersdrift, South Africa. It is the Ideal setting for tasteful business luncheons and dinners, romantic wedding receptions or intimate dinners for two. Casalinga’s delicious fare has established it as one of Gauteng’s leading restaurants for the past 21 years.
Fresh garden-grown herbs and vegetables, homemade pasta, decadent desserts, cosy fireplaces and sunny terraces, fine wines and fresh air.....
“Casalinga is simple; we try and make it as intimate as possible and an extension of our home...” - owners Jenny and Peter de Luca.
Best of Joburg Winner - Most Romantic Restaurant, Best Al fresco Dining and Best Sunday Lunch
Tel: 087 941 1223
Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.Text by Steve Smith.