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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...
Cape herb and spice

Cape herb and spice

Everyone knows that for a dish to be truly exceptional, you need the right blend of herbs and spices to enhance the aromatic flavours of your food. For example, curry without the right masala blend would just be stew and, even then, a rather bland stew if the right...
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...