Winter Fare – One Typical Cape Kitchen

We all love the times when we get together over a delicious cooked meal that is made with organic ingredients within 500m from your own home. Common modern vegetable varieties have their advantages as they are often more disease resistant and their fruits are more uniform. But they’re almost always far less tasty or interesting than […]

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Asafetida – Satan’s Root – Devil’s Gum

Asafetida (Ferula assa-foetida L.) The Latin name ferula means carrier or vehicle; a related species (F. vulgaris), native to the Mediterranean, is mentioned in the Greek mythology as the plant that helped Prometheus to carry the stolen fire from the Sun to the Earth. It has been suggested that stone-age nomad tribes might have indeed […]

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Amaranth – Love lies bleeding

Amaranth genus Amaranthus The Amaranthus genus is one of about 160 genera in the flowering plant family Amaranthaceae. Members of this family have simple leaves that are opposite or alternate, with margins entire or coarsely toothed, and without stipules. The flowers are solitary or aggregated in cymes, spikes, or panicles and typically perfect (bisexual) and […]

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Top 20 rustic fruit pie recipes

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Make your own healthy and delicious jams

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Start your day with a healthy breakfast

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Host a feast in your backyard

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