Waterblommetjie Bredie

I’ve never cooked with waterblommetjies before, this was my first time buying and even cooking them……. Waterblommetjies (Aponogeton distachyos) are also known as Cape Pondweed/Cape Hawthorn/Cape Asparagus.  Waterblommetjies (small water flowers) are one of South Africa’s indigenous ingredients originating from the Khoisan culture.  I happened to be doing my grocery shopping at Pick ‘n Pay […]

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Its soup and bredie (stew) season plus some dumplings!  I was missing my aunt and thinking of meaty bones and dumplings…….. Back where I grew up, in Alice kwaNtselamanzi there was a butchery called KwaMxotwa.  It was just a minute away from my house.  My aunt would make sure to buy the bones whenever they were […]

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I just melt at the mention or even thought of this dish….it takes me back to a time….to a place…yes you guessed it right my grand mother’s kitchen back in the day… Dumplings and lamb stew Whether it’s prepared in winter or summer this dish is a guaranteed winner and your guests will give you […]

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