• buttermilk rusks (Karringmelkbeskuit) ouma rusks
15 Feb, 2016

Buttermilk rusks (karringmelk beskuit)

By |February 15th, 2016|Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Buttermilk rusks, karringmelk beskuit in Afrikaans are probably the most popular choice and most traditional flavour when it comes down to a rusk.  A true staple in most South African's diet, or at least they are to the expats I know.  These are hard 'double-baked' biscuits and make the perfect dunkers/dippers in tea and coffee.  [...]

  • tangy buttermilk chicken
8 Sep, 2015

Tangy buttermilk chicken

By |September 8th, 2015|Main Courses, Recipes|0 Comments

Tangy buttermilk chicken - The combination of sweet, tangy, smokey and heat gives the marinade a nice balance and is full in flavour, so don't worry about the sour buttermilk flavour. - skinless chicken thighs (boned; approx 800g), buttermilk, rapeseed or canola oil (+ 2 tbsp), sea salt, ground cumin, chilli powder, paprika, honey (or [...]

  • Soda bread with cheddar, mustard and thyme
10 May, 2015

Soda bread with thyme, cheddar & mustard

By |May 10th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Soda bread with thyme, cheddar & mustard - Based upon the traditional Irish soda bread recipe, but with a twist. Rather than plain bread, this has the great combination of cheddar cheese and mustard with pungent thyme. - soda flour (can use plain flour + bicarbonate of soda), wholemeal flour, buttermilk, milk, cheddar cheese, thyme [...]

  • cornbread
28 Mar, 2015


By |March 28th, 2015|Recipes, Snacks|0 Comments

Cornbread - Modern American cornbread is found throughout America in the form of wedges, muffins etc. Base ingredient of maize or corn meal, they used to be called ashe or hoe cakes and were taken on long journeys. - yellow corn meal, plain flour, buttermilk (or half and half), melted butter, egg, sugar, baking powder, [...]