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RUSKS & MELKTERT

2.03.2015
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BUTTERMILK RUSKS

This recipe makes about 30 rusks.

To make buttermilk rusks you will need:

1kg self-raising flour                                        2 eggs

200ml sugar                                                    190g butter or margarine, melted

500ml buttermilk                                              5ml baking powder

10ml salt

What to do:

Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl
Beat the eggs, sugar and buttermilk together
Cut this mixture into the dry ingredients with a knife
Knead the dough lightly, gradually adding the butter while kneading.  This will take about 7 minutes.
Place balls of the dough next to each other in bread […]

COAT OF ARMS

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A national Coat of Arms, or state emblem, is the highest visual symbol of the State.

The Coat of Arms is also a central part of the Great Seal, traditionally considered to be the highest emblem of the State. Absolute authority is given to every document with an impression of the Great Seal on it, as this means that it has been approved by the President of South Africa.

South Africa’s Coat of Arms was launched on Freedom Day, 27 April 2000. The change reflected government’s aim to highlight the democratic change in South Africa and […]

SWEET POTATOES

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Sweet potatoes are often eaten baked or roasted but, this sweeter dish is very popular

To make this sweet potato dish you will need:

500g sweet potato, peeled and cubed                  2 Tablespoons butter or margarine

2 Tablespoons syrup                                              1 Tablespoon brown sugar

1 level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

What to do:

Put the sweet potato into a pot and cover with water. Bring to the boil, then simmer until tender.  Drain well.
In the pot, melt the butter, syrup and brown sugar together then SLOWLY add the bicarb. Once a thick syrup has formed, remove from […]

BOEREWORS (FARMER’S SAUSAGE)

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This is a tasty, traditional sausage enjoyed by South Africans.   It can be served in a number of ways but, is popular cooked slowly over a fire or on a barbeque.

To make boerewors, you will need:

1,5kg beef, cut into cubes                                 1,5kg pork, cut into cubes

500g pork fat, cut into 5mm cubes                 25ml salt

5ml pepper                                                         50ml coriander

2ml grated nutmeg                                           125ml vinegar

1ml ground cloves                                            2ml ground dried thyme

2ml ground allspice                                           1 clove garlic, crushed

50ml Worcester sauce                                      85g sausage casing

What to do:

Roast the coriander until light brown […]