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Don Pedro

Don Pedro

What do the words Don Pedro evoke for you? Perhaps you can’t resist the urge to correct it to Dom Pedro, or maybe you’re pondering on when last you had one. Chances are you’re getting nostalgic and thinking fondly of this truly South African drink. Don Pedro What is...
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...
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...