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South African beer

South African beer

The British drink theirs warm, Americans drink theirs ice-cold, and South Africans prefer theirs chilled, thank you very much! What are we talking about? Beer! It’s a well-known fact that saffas love their beer! Picture the scene: The crowd roars on TV, and Oupa...
Pumpkin – the South African way

Pumpkin – the South African way

Close your eyes and remember those lazy Sunday afternoons seated around the kitchen table. What’s the first thing you remember? Pampoen tert? Or perhaps pampoen koekies? There’s nothing quite like these delicious sweet treats, which oddly are made from a...
Dowwe Dolla

Dowwe Dolla

Dowwe Dolla – who is this blonde bombshell? Well, for those of you who have missed the last two decades, this is one of South Africa’s favourite comedians. While some know her as the “dumb blonde,” she is far from dumb and quite possibly one of the...
Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren

Have you ever visited Babylonstoren South Africa? If not, this should be your next holiday or short break destination. Deep in the wine valleys of Franshoek sits the majestic Cape Dutch farm, Babylonstoren. The farm languishes in the shadow of Simonsberg and is...
Remembering Theuns Jordaan

Remembering Theuns Jordaan

The lyrics of Theuns Jordaan’s song Beautiful in Beaufort Wes echoing through our homes in sweet remembrance of a proudly South African singer songwriter is enough to bring chills to our spines. Theuns needs no introduction to the South African music community and the...