Can be boiled whole (like rice) or popped like popcorn. They are usually ground into flour and used to prepare porridge, added to maize meal or combined with other flours (as they have no gluten) for baking.
Can replace meat and other animal products in the diet. A crucial preparation tip before cooking is to soak them overnight. This soaking, and adding baking soda to the soaking water, reduces their cooking time.
Can be eaten raw or roasted, as a snack, sprinkled in mueslis, on ice-creams and salads, or to replace other nuts in your baking. Marula and hacha kernels are perfect for making pesto as well.
Local Herbal Teas
Can be made into hot and cold drinks, cordials, sorbets and ice-lollies. Rosella calyces can also be made into jams and jellies.
Is a food supplement; it adds a tangy flavour and a health boost to your drinks and meals.
- Small Grains
- Bambara Nuts
- Local Nuts
- Local Herbal Teas
- Baobab Powder