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Skuinskoek is a traditional confectionary that originated in the Namaqualand region in South Africa. It is a deep-fried sweet doughnut-like confectionary flavoured with aniseed. Its name is derived from the angular, diamond-like shape of the doughnut. It is likely that the first skuinskoek was made from left-over mosbolletjie dough. Mosbolletjies […]

Easy flatbread
Bread, Recipes

Easy Flatbread

Making bread at home does not have to be difficult or require hours of anyone’s time and this easy flatbread recipe is proof of that. Consisting of only two ingredients, this dough can be used for just about anything. You can use it for savoury dishes such as pizza, buns, […]

Roasted coffee cooling down
Beverages, Coffee, Techniques

Roasting Coffee

Introduction Roasting coffee is a complicated process. It requires understanding the time and temperatures needed to extract the full flavour from the beans. Coffee beans are matured in the coffee cherries and then fermented and dried to be sold as unroasted coffee beans. These beans are green in colour and […]

Gin botanicals
Beverages, Producers, Spirits

Stillhouse Atlantic

Sundowners are the quintessential Namibian safari custom. Gin is the quintessential sundowner drink. Sadly, the quality of gin served, often fail to match the splendour of the glorious Namibian sunsets. That has changed because Namibia has joined the world of craft gin. Namibia has three operating craft gin distilleries. Stillhouse […]

Two Beards Coffee Roasters
Beverages, Producers

Two Beards Coffee Roasters

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular non-alcoholic beverages. It kickstarts the day for millions of people across the globe every morning. Without it, many may simply be unemployable. Allegedly, David Letterman once revealed that if it had not been for coffee, he’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever. Swakopmund […]