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Mosbolletjies

Delicious, buttery morsels of bread with hints of aniseed Mosbolletjies are another South African classic which are best served with thick lashings of butter and a warm cup of tea. Mosbolletjies were initially introduced to South Africa by the French Huguenots who settled in Franschoek in the mide 1600’s. When I first had mosbolletjies, they actually reminded me a bit of naan. Not the naan which is a flatbread, but…

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Rooibos and Honey Bundt

A perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea, this cake smacks of autumn thanks to the warm spices and is has a delicious fruity undertone due to the inclusion of the rooibos tea Rooibos has been around for decades and is quintessentially South African. Nothing soothes me, before bed, than a warm cup of rooibos tea – perhaps because it has no caffeine in it. In addition to no caffeine,…

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