Boules de dattes à l'espresso

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 et anxiété : Rooibos et camomille à la rescousse

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 […]

Avantages du Rooibos pour la santé

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 […]

Potjie de cerf aux fruits secs

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 […]

La décision de l'Europe de protéger le Rooibos attire désormais les touristes amateurs de thé dans le Cederberg.

A decision by Europe to protect Rooibos is now attracting tea tourists to the Cederberg Rooibos is grown only in a small area in the region of the Western Cape province of South Africa. (Image: Lanz von Horsten/Gallo) Rooibos tea was awarded the prestigious protected designation of origin status by the European Union in 2021. […]

Pains chauds traditionnels faits maison

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 - De la ferme

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 […]

Procédé de séchage des pêches pelées au Cap

Processus de séchage des pêches pelées du Cap Les pêches pelées du Cap sont l'un de nos principaux produits. Le processus de séchage n'est pas toujours aussi simple qu'il n'y paraît. Voici quelques principes de base à suivre : 1. Après la saison de récolte précédente, les arbres subissent un processus de taille spécifique pour maximiser la taille et le rendement. Ensemble [...]

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