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Gourmet braai recipe (a whole spread)

Gourmet braai recipe (a whole spread)

Hello there, is it time for yet another braai? Whether you live in sunny South Africa or on foreign shores, South Africans never need a reason to fire up the coals. Anytime is the right braai-time in our books! However, if we have the added benefit of a genuine excuse...
Hertzoggie recipe

Hertzoggie recipe

Let’s talk about cookies; Hertzoggies, to be exact! You have probably gobbled down a Hertzoggie before and never really given much thought to its history. For those who don’t know, a Hertzoggie is a tartlet that was created by Cape Malay women in the country, when...
Heritage Day South Africa

Heritage Day South Africa

Heritage Day aka Braai Day is tomorrow (24 September) and it couldn’t come at a better time for South Africa. The meaning of Heritage Day should have deeper meaning for the country’s people this year. What is Heritage Day all about? Well, it’s about symbolism. It’s...
Old Irish traditions that survive in modern Ireland

Old Irish traditions that survive in modern Ireland

If you have even just a drop of Irish blood in your veins (and even if you haven’t) you’ll know that the 17th of March was St Patrick’s Day. St Patrick’s Day is an Irish cultural and religious celebration that is celebrated both in Ireland and in many countries around...