PEPPERMINT CRISP, a food that Lexi Mills, an expat in London, says she misses most from South Africa: http://thedisplacednation.com/2012/05/08/when-in-london-hey-ag-no-man-10-foods-i-still-miss-from-my-homeland/. It's a milk chocolate bar filled with thin cylinders of mint-flavored toffee. You'll either love or hate it, says one chocoholic. "First it’s a little like biting into shards of glass, then you get the minty hit, then the chocolate, then the 'shards' start to go chewy."
Try drinking a cup of rooibos tea right before bedtime. Rooibos teas, naturally caffeine-free, is an herbal infusion made from a South African bush. It’s loaded with antioxidants, and studies show it reduces tension, irritability and headaches – all key components linked to insomnia.