NEWS & EVENTS

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 […]

GUIDING HAPPENINGS AND EVENTS

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There are many opportunities for members of GIRL GUIDES South Africa to participate in National and International events and programmes.

For more information on the following, please contact the National Office:

Travelling overseas
Attending International Events
Staying at a World Centre
Ideas on doing programme activities relating to the International aspect
Thinking Day Activities […]

SOME INTERESTING FACTS

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HERE ARE SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA

900 bird species are found in South Africa alone and this represents 10% of the world’s total bird species
Some of the longest stretches of unspoilt beaches are found in South Africa ….
… not to mention some of the best global surfing spots
The Springbok became South Africa’s national rugby emblem in 1906, when the first S.A. rugby team to visit Britain went to the London Zoo. There they saw some Springbok pronking and suggested they call themselves Springboks!

Can YOU sing our national Anthem? Download this for help […]

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