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  Slap Tjips (pronounced "Sl - Up - Chips) aka South African French Fries. But not quite French Fries at all.  Slap Tjips are thicker than French Fries and are cooked at much lower temperatures for a longer time. Slap Tjips are also not as crispy as French Fries, they slightly crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Today we will be sharing a step by step guide on "How To Make South African Slap Chips".    Enjoy   1. Peel the potato You can use a...

A smile starts on the lips, a grin spreads to the eyes, a chuckle comes from the belly; but a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, overflows, and bubbles all around. — Carolyn Birmingham   How many times have you seen a meme and said hey that's just like me ? Today we have curated "13 Hilarious South African Memes" that remind us of South African humor and a little peak into South African life too:) Enjoy and have a good laugh:)    1. You know you weekend is over...

Romany Creams are two crunchy chocolate coconut biscuits which are sandwiched deliciously with a creamy chocolate filling. They are a fan favorite, and a few holiday dinner tables can't go without them.  We've curated a homemade recipe and a few Bakers Biscuit Romany Cream recipes (If you have some) to make some lovely desserts. History of Romany Creams Ian Pyott was born in South Africa in 1895.  When he was old enough he joined the military and went to war, not knowing that he would end up a hero.  Once...

With the hot days of summer coming up there’s nothing more refreshing than an ice-cold ginger beer to pick you up when you feel like you’re melting to the ground. Ginger beer is either a flavored soft drink or a spicy alcoholic beverage. While both are delicious, we’ll be learning how to make ginger beer like your ouma, the soft drink version obviously. A Little History About Gingerbeer Ginger has a refreshing, zippy taste and is one of the oldest spices known around the world. In fact, it dates all the...

“We’re going to have this wonderful thing on the 24th of this month… when we all gather round one fire… it’s a fantastic thing, a very simple idea. Irrespective of your politics, of your culture, of your race, of your whatever, hierdie ding doen ons saam (this thing we do together)… just South Africans doing one thing together, and recognising that we are a fantastic nation”. - Tutu Happy Heritage Day!   So put on your favourite Heritage Day outfit and braai (BBQ) up a storm today with those close...

  "Jerusalema" a song that has sparked a dance challenge around the world, written by Master KG (real name is Khaogelo Moagi), featuring South African vocalist Nomcebo. The song was popularised around the world after 19 June 2020 when Master KG and Nigerian star Burna Boy collaborated in the virtual space to release the Jerusalema remix.  The dance, according to Master KG was popularised by a group in Angola, when a group of friends recorded the video of the the dance and from there the reat was history... The video went viral...

BAKERS® biscuits, is a name that brings back fond memories of tasty biscuits that most South Africans can relate to and have grown up with.  Along with the biscuits comes the good memories of the delicious desserts made with Bakers Biscuits. Today we will be sharing "7 of The Most loved South African Baker's Biscuit Recipes". Go on, create a little bit of that Bakers Magic!   1. Baker Marie Biscuit Lemon Cheese Cake Recipe Source : Bakers Lemon Cheese Cake Recipe   A timeless no nonsense cheesecake recipe that is made with BAKERS...

Are you the last person on your priority list ?  For the most of us the answer is YES :( But not today at least.... During a time of social distancing, there is never a better time to take care of yourself.  Not only for your physical well-being, but for you mental well-being too. Today we will be sharing a light hearted post on "10 Ways To Practice Self Care"  1. When was the last time you danced or just got down to have some fun :).   Put on your favorite upbeat...

We all carry our little South Africanisms through life with us. Let's face it, we're better human-beings because of them. And even if you're not South African, maybe you got married to one or a friend of one and sometimes you just don't get them. This blog post is for you! For the South African, it will bring a little sunshine to your day.  For those who know South Africans, well hopefully it will bring you a little closer to who they really are. Today we will be sharing "34...

Hot cross buns are not only delicious, but they also make for a timeless Easter recipe. What exactly are hot cross buns? Aside from being a very catchy nursery rhyme, what are hot cross buns? They are actually buns that you can eat that date all the way back to the 12th century. Hot cross buns are a dessert made from yeast that are sweet and loaded with spices and different fruits such as raisins, currents, or other candied citrus. They are topped off with a white cross that’s either...