Latest South African cuisine Stories

2010-07-06 14:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While South Africa will continue to bask in the glow of the Soccer World Cup, a South African product similar in shape to the soccer ball kicks off its season in the U.S. this month. The first of regular shiploads of South African summer citrus (www.summercitrus.com) have reached our shores. Clementines, navel oranges and ruby grapefruit are available in supermarkets across the U.S. from now through November. For the first time, a selection of popular...

2009-05-04 12:40:00

A new health report claims that cheeseburgers and chocolate biscuits are more nutritious than some of the most popular baby foods from Britain's leading brands, The Guardian UK reported. The food company Heinz was cited in the report for producing several of these foods lacking nutritional value. The study showed that Farley's rusks, a classic weaning food, contained more sugar than chocolate digestives, while its mini cheese biscuits, aimed at toddlers, contained more saturated fat per 100g...

2006-04-03 20:15:00

By Anton Ferreira CLANWILLIAM, South Africa (Reuters) - The normally tranquil country roads of South Africa's Cederberg district are resounding to the rumble of trucks packed to overflowing with bales of reedy herbs. It's harvest time for rooibos, a health tea that is winning fans from Berlin to Tokyo. South African suppliers say the tea, grown nowhere else, is poised for a dramatic expansion in the U.S. market following their victory in a trademark dispute in American courts last year. The...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.