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Roompoffertjies

Roompoffertjies

Poffertjes, or roompoffertjies as they’re known in Afrikaans, are Dutch mini pancakes with a part risen flying saucer shape. Roompoffertjies are a true nostalgic treat traditionally made from buckwheat flour with added yeast to ensure they puff up during baking. The...
Saffa style broccoli and cauliflower salad

Saffa style broccoli and cauliflower salad

Typical South African food includes the likes of broccoli and cauliflower, but have you ever thought of putting these two ingredients in a salad? Most people are used to having these veggies warm as part of a Sunday roast or even a midweek stew. But Saffas who know a...
The South African Dream – what’s that all about?

The South African Dream – what’s that all about?

Why do we limit ourselves to thinking the perfect dream is the American dream? It’s not the only dream worth dreaming – what about the South African dream? It’s a real dream too! A so-called third world country, South Africans are known for being hard workers,...
Tomato bredie

Tomato bredie

When hearing the words “tomato bredie”, most of us are transported back to our childhoods, our memories entwined with the joy of this delicious yet oh-so-simple traditional dish. There are many different ways to serve tomato bredie, be it with rice, stywe...