Cape Malay Koesister Recipe


Koesisters are our usual Sunday indulgence.. only difference is that this time I made it myself from scratch!

Best part is that it turned out absolutely perfect!

Want to make your own? Read on…. the recipe is right here.

Sometimes there’s confusion about koesisters. Cape Malay koesisters are different from the similar-sounding Afrikaner version, koeksister, which is a crisp and syrupy twisted or plaited doughnut and usually served ice cold.

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Visiting Malaga, Spain

Malaga Spain

It’s surreal to believe that this time last year I was planning a trip to Europe.

And just a few months later, I was on my way to visit good friends in the beautiful city of Malaga in Spain. Thinking about it now, I am so extremely grateful that I had this experience pre- COVID-19 days!  How simple wasn’t life just a few months ago? I’m not taking things for granted very easily anymore.

I thought I would do a post about my favourite experiences visiting the beautiful city of Malaga, Spain and what it has to offer. So if you’re planning to visit Spain after the virus is fully under control, make sure Malaga is on your to-see list.

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Ten Things I’ve Done During Social Distancing that I’d Never Ever Get To Do

social distancing


It’s officially day 1 of lock down in South Africa but the kids and I have already been social distancing in the safety of our home for 2 weeks! Not even a walk in the park, not even a drive, absolutely no outdoor movement. Kurt had to be in the office up until this week and he pretty much done all the errands that needed to be done before everything shuts down.

I haven’t been panic buying, I just bought the essentials online to get us through the next couple of weeks.

I’ve been working from home, while seeing to the kids, cleaning, trying not to lose the plot and just taking it one day at a time.

Even though I’ve had my hands full, I’ve actually had time to get to things I haven’t really been able to prior to this outbreak.

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