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Brownie Latte Cheesecake

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 11:17

A decadent layer of coffee flavoured cheesecake on a rich brownie base. Topped with billows of whipped cream

Ingredients:

113g dark chocolate

115g butter

1 Tbsp instant coffee dissolved in 1 tsp hot water

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

½ cup flour

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Sweet Potato Soup

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2019 11:12

A tasty and warming alternative to haleem

Ingredients:

1 carrot, peeled and diced

The white part of a leek only, diced

1 tsp crushed garlic

2 tsp fresh ginger, finely chopped

1 tsp chilli paste

1 tsp dhana jeero

¼ tsp turmeric

Sauté the above ingredients in a little oil until the leek is soft.

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Sweet Corn Fritters

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Last Updated on Thursday, 04 April 2019 13:59

Ingredients:

1 tin cream style corn

¾ cup flour

2 Tbsp sugar

1 Tbsp green chillies

2 Tbsp finely chopped onion

2 eggs

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Fruit and Their Temperaments​

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Last Updated on Monday, 22 April 2019 09:59

As mentioned previously, different foods, such as fruit, vegetables, meats, etc, have different temperaments. Accordingly, they have varying degrees of heat, cold, dryness and moisture.

Below is a list of various fruit, the period of the year in which they are generally found, and their temperaments. We will first mention the winter fruit, and then the summer fruit, and then the fruit that are not restricted to any period of the year.

Fruit of the Second/Third Quarter

Orange (sour): cold and dry

Orange (sweet): cold and moist

Naartjie: cold and dry

Grape fruit: cold and dry

Guava (unripe): cold and dry

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The Stranger Danger​

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Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2019 07:22

In an age where kidnapping, child-trafficking, child-abuse, drug addiction, gangsterism and other societal scourges are on the rise, almost every parent will, at some point, stress and emphasize on their children the danger of strangers. Parents warn their children to never take a lift with a stranger, never speak or disclose personal information to a stranger and never accept a gift from a stranger. In short, they urge them to never stay close to strangers.

Such is the concern for safety that if any father hears a sound in the yard (let alone in the house itself), he will rush to the defence of his near and dear ones. He will press the panic button, grab his gun, switch on the flood lights and phone the neighbours.

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