Espresso Date Balls SERVES: Makes 40 Balls DIFFICULTY: Easy PREP TIME: 20 Minutes INGREDIENTS 400 g pitted dates 1,25 ml (¼ t) bicarbonate of soda 125 ml (½ c) boiling water 375 ml (1½ c) oats or 1 packet (200 g) sugar-free bran biscuits 125 ml (½ c) cacao 250 ml (1 c) desiccated coconut […]

Stress und Ängste: Rooibos und Kamille als Retter in der Not

Stress and anxiety rate amongst the top issues of our day, leading to sleeplessness and various other chronic illnesses if experienced over a prolonged period of time. Many are familiar with intermittent disturbed sleep, body aches, anxiety and irritability, but these lead to increased stress when they become chronic. Common stress symptoms: Irritability and difficulty in […]

Rooibos Gesundheitliche Vorteile

Rooibos not only tastes great, it has many health benefits such as: Natural Rooibos Naturally completely caffeine free (unlike black & green teas) Contains natural anti-oxidants including aspalathin which combats several diseases Has proven cancer-fighting properties in animal research studies Preservative free Alleviates allergies – asthma, hay fever, eczema Replace essential minerals, iron, potassium, zinc […]


Dried Fruit Venison Potjie Dried fruit and venison is an all time classic potjie that can be served with rice, pap or samp. PREP TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 2 hrs INGREDIENTS 1 kg venison, cubed 25 ml sunflower oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, crushed 5 ml whole cloves 5 ml mustard […]

Traditionelle hausgemachte Hot Cross Buns

Traditional homemade hot cross buns SERVES: Makes 12 DIFFICULTY: Easy PREP TIME: 2 1/2 hours COOKING TIME: 15 minutes INGREDIENTS 480 g flour 2 x 10 g instant yeast sachets 100 g brown sugar 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 t nutmeg Salt, a pinch 1/2 t baking powder 1/2 t bicarbonate of soda 1 lemon, zested […]

Carmien - Vom Bauernhof

Carmien – From the farm As Carmien’s harvesting season is drawing to a close, older tea fields are in the process of being cleared so that oats can be planted to restore the soil biome. Their estimated rooibos yield per ton will be in the region of 2,5 ton per hectare. The good rains and […]

Verfahren zum Trocknen von geschälten Kap-Pfirsichen

Verfahren zum Trocknen von geschälten Kap-Pfirsichen Geschälte Kap-Pfirsiche sind eines unserer wichtigsten Produkte. Der Prozess der Trocknung ist nicht immer so einfach, wie es scheint. Hier sind ein paar Grundprinzipien zu beachten: 1. Nach der vorangegangenen Erntesaison werden die Bäume einem speziellen Schnitt unterzogen, um die Größe und den Ertrag zu maximieren. Zusammen [...]

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