BRAN BUTTERMILK RUSKS - A SOUTH AFRICAN TREAT — JAN the Journal
Today was Mother’s Day in South Africa. Some of my happiest moments were the times spent with my mother in the early morning, sitting and talking about the day ahead while sipping strong coffee and nibbling on bran and buttermilk rusks. It’s not always easy living more than 8 000 kilometres away fro
Crunchy Nutty Wheat Rusks (With Roast Hazelnut, Almond, Sunflower & Linseed) — TANYA HEATHCOTE
I have tested this recipe many times and each time I tweak it a little as it doesn’t feel quite right. I think it is finally all tweaked out and has reached perfection (well in my rusk world)! I think the secret is to pre-roast all your nuts and seeds, it just gives it that extra toasted depth of flavour. You could also add in raisins or dried cranberries. These rusks are super crunchy, light, nutty and leave crumbs all over you, just like a good rusk should!
Wheat-Free Dunking Rusks
In keeping with our South African heritage I would like to share my recipe for homemade wheat-free rusks. For those who don't know what a rusk is, think along the lines of a biscotti biscuit, but bigger and chunkier. It is a twice baked biscuit, first the batter is baked in cake form then cut into