"Growing up in South Africa, the one cookie-tin constant that every child will remember is crunchies. They were usually one of the first things that your mom let you bake and kept forever in an airtight container, so we all grew up on crunchies. To me, they were distressingly unglamorous....but they certainly were a stalwart of every cookie tin that I remember growing up." Make your own South African "Crunchies" today!
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 »
Delicious South African sweetcorn bread. South African women have baked bread for generations, a tradition that is - sadly - not as popular anymore... Still, there’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread in your home - or the taste of warm sweetcorn bread with a good portion of butter melting into it . . .