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African Cooking 101 - South African Rooibos Tea

A nice cup of rooibos tea for this cold weather please! Also known as red bush tea it grows naturally in South Africa’s Western Cape province and was used by the indigenous San people as a medicinal herb. It’s naturally caffeine free too!

Bambara Bean

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African Cooking 101 - Sugar Cane

Great as a snack, as an ingredient for food and as a drink. Either way you are guaranteed a natural sugar rush!

African Cooking 101 - Yam

'Yam stood for manliness, and he who could feed his family on yams from one harvest to another was a great man indeed' ~ Chinua Achebe - Things fall apart

This root vegetable is excellent in soups, stews and tagines and can boiled, pounded or fried! How do you eat yours?


African Cooking 101 - Plantain!