Hi guys! I hope you are all well and gearing up for #KeDezembaBoss – looking forward to those annual bonuses, habashwee! Snowflake has been kind enough to share some baking recipe with us. Right about this time of the year, a lot of people are trying to shed off some weight picked up during winter […]
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For my second Sasko recipe this month I’ve decided on this tea time treat, Banana & Raisin Mpunyane. Mpunyane is a sorghum bread prominent in the Pedi culture.   Some would raise eyebrows at the thought of a sorghum bread as sorghum is an ingredient known for it’s distinct flavour.  In some cultures it is known as […]
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In Xhosa it is called Intlaphoyi or Isonka Somgub’ombona (maize meal bread). Ujeqe, as it is known in Zulu, is traditional bread made by soaking the maize meal in boiling water for a few minutes then mix it with other ingredients such as flour, yeast, sugar, salt etc. The dough would then be wrapped with […]
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      I don’t know about you, but where I grew up every household bought staple food in bulk i.e. 12.5kg flour, 12.5kg maize meal, 12.5kg sugar etc. Okay, my mom still buys all staple food in bulk, hehe! Bread was baked on a daily basis.  We seldom bought bread from the store.  We made bread in different forms i.e. amagwinya […]
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  This bread is made by steaming the dough until it’s cooked.    If I tell you it’s divine, you’ll just look at me and wonder what’s divine about steam cooked bread?  Wait until you try it. It’s a perfect example of a simple pleasure. I worked on the recipe December last year during the holidays […]
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