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Spekboom: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

There’s no doubt about it, Spekboom (Portulacaria Afra) is a very special plant. Also known as Pork Bush or Elephant’s Food, this indigenous evergreen is an environmental miracle worker, with the potential to tackle carbon emissions like no other plant can. Whether you’re a succulent fan or have yet to hear about this magnificent tree, here […]

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Gin & Tonic Cocktail with Fynbos honey and Spekboom

South Africa has an abundance of amazing delicacies to offer. This Gin & Tonic Cocktail with Fynbos honey and Spekboom throws everything this country has to offer into the tastiest cocktail ever. There’s so much to love about South Africa. The friendly people, abundance of different cultures, the incredible plant-life, animals, and now, the ever-growing […]

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Tracy’s Roasted Cherry Tomato Tart with Spekboom Salsa

Ingredients Serves: 4 people Preparation time: 60 min 2 cups flour 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup grated cheese 1/2 tsp salt pinch pepper pinch cayenne pepper 2 punnets cherry tomatoes 2 portions brie cheese 1 cup caramelised onions 1/2 cup spekboom 1/2 cup cucumber 2 tbsp vinegar 2 tbp sugar pinch salt and […]

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Spekboom, chickpea and tomato salad

Recipe By Jacques Erasmus Serves6 DifficultyEasy Dietary Considerations Health conscious Prep Time15 minutes Wine / Spirit PairingCedeberg Chenin Blanc 2009 Ingredients 2 x 400 g cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed 250 g baby tomatoes, halved 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced 1/2 onion, sliced and blanched two handfuls spekboom leaves, rinsed Maldon salt, to taste […]

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Spekboom Caesar Salad

Spekboom Caesar SaladI love everything about a Caesar Salad and the origin of the recipe even more. The salad’s creation is generally attributed to restaurateur Caesar Cardini, an Italian immigrant who operated restaurants in Mexico and the United States. Cardini was living in San Diego but he was also working in Tijuana where he avoided […]

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