Buttermilk rusks are always a winner, especially when dunked in tea or coffee! While South Africans around the world yearn for and enjoy the well known Ouma Rusks,there’s something a bit special about home made rusks. For those not in the know, rusks are kind of like biscotti, and a much loved South African treat. Thanks to... Read More »

Buttermilk rusks are always a winner, especially when dunked in tea or coffee! While South Africans around the world yearn for and enjoy the well known Ouma Rusks,there’s something a bit special about home made rusks. For those not in the know, rusks are kind of like biscotti, and a much loved South African treat. Thanks to... Read More »

Mosbolletjies--Traditional South African goody :) something I'll always associates with my grandma. She perfects them.

Mosbolletjies--Traditional South African goody :) something I'll always associates with my grandma. She perfects them.

When I was still at school, my Mother baked for the local "tuisnywerheid" (home industry bakery) for many years. She supplied them with a range of buttermilk rusks, but her absolute hero product was magnificent "mosbolletjies". The best way to describe mosbolletjies is that it's a sweet brioche, traditionally made with fermented grape juice.

Traditional Mosbolletjies

When I was still at school, my Mother baked for the local "tuisnywerheid" (home industry bakery) for many years. She supplied them with a range of buttermilk rusks, but her absolute hero product was magnificent "mosbolletjies". The best way to describe mosbolletjies is that it's a sweet brioche, traditionally made with fermented grape juice.

Zwieback toast for teething babies. Great recipe and other really good baby food recipes on this site.

Zwieback toast for teething babies. Great recipe and other really good baby food recipes on this site.

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