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🍍The Pine-Nut Impression

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An easy, sweet & refreshing way to relax this #humpday 

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South African Bobotie Pasta w/ A Creamy Chutney Sauce

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Bobotie is a well-known South African dish consisting of spiced minced meat baked with an egg-based topping

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Simple 15 Minutes Rusk Recipe

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What you need to know about making rusks:

1. They're made of a basic dough that usually consists of cake flour, salt, sugar, eggs, melted butter and a leavener like baking powder or sometimes yeast. 

2. They're twice-cooked (meaning they are baked first and then cut into their shapes and placed back into the oven to dry out at a very low temperature - overnight is best). 

3. They can last ages (months!) if they're stored correctly in an airtight container.

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Custard Filled Koeksisters

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A koeksister is a traditional Afrikaner confectionery made of fried dough infused in syrup or honey. It should not be confused with the similar-sounding Cape Malay koeksister, which is a fried ball of dough that's rolled in desiccated coconut.

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South African Biltong

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Some people argue that venison biltong should be very dry - almost to the point of crumbling, while others like it soft. There are as many preferences as there are South Africans. 

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