Buttermilk Biscotti/Rusks — Delicious when dunked in coffee, tea or hot chocolate! While South Africans around the world yearn for and enjoy the well known Ouma Rusks, there’s something a bit special about homemade rusks.
Beskuit (a traditionally South African food), known as "rusks" in English, is made from dough, broken or cut into chunks or slices after baking, and then slowly dried in an oven. It is usually briefly dipped into a warm drink such as coffee and tea.
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