Pumpkin Fritters with Rooibos Caramel Sauce

Pumpkin Fritters with Rooibos Caramel Sauce

Welcome to the Marriage of Pumpkin & Rooibos (and Cinnamon)

Seriously, which South African does not like a good old pumpkin fritter? Or ‘pampoenkoekies’ as we call it in Afrikaans. Pumpkin fritters have ALWAYS been a staple food in Afrikaans households, as well as a favourite at Afrikaans weddings.  The flavours are a perfect match! CONTINUE READING

Rooibos Tea Cheesecake

Rooibos Cheesecake Slice

#RooibosDay / #RooibosDag

So, today is National Rooibos Day in South Africa. It is the first Rooibos Day ever. After 300 years of consumption, it is about time this plant with its wonderful health benefits gets its own celebratory day!

The rooibos plant is naturally found in the Cederberg Mountains in the Western Cape and is indigenously South African first used by the indigenous Khoisan people. Because Clanwilliam is so closely situated to the Cederberg Mountains, this small town will be the host of the Rooibos Day celebrations with all glory to this wonder tea! CONTINUE READING