L’Estanc, Queviures desde 1880

Translated from Catalan, this means The Tobacconist, Food from 1880. 3 years after our home 🏡 (1878) was built, this tobacconist opened. I love this old convenience store, specialising in products from the Penedès. The owner, third generation, loves telling me that what I buy, is grown locally. Fruits, vegetables, charcuterie, cheeses, wines and cavas. … More L’Estanc, Queviures desde 1880

Putu, the staple diet for Xhosa and Zulu people

As Zulu people call it Putu, Xhosa people Umphokoqo, the Afrikaans name for Putu is Pap (derived from the Dutch word “Pap”). There is a distinction between slap (porridge), stijwe (dumpling) and krummel (crumble) Pap, but all made from the same maize 🌾 meal. We are lucky that we found maize meal at the Carrefour … More Putu, the staple diet for Xhosa and Zulu people

Biltong, traditional cured beef 🥩 from South Africa

Utensils 🍴well dry air ventilated cupboard, hooks, cutting board, kitchen knife, bowl, a pair of hands 😉 cling film Ingredients for 1 South African during 1 Rugby 🏉game👀😂 600 g topside beef 🥩, red wine vinegar, salt and ground black pepper, coriander, if you like it spicy use some dried chillies 🌶 Preparation Cut the … More Biltong, traditional cured beef 🥩 from South Africa