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Niter Kibbeh / Ethiopian Spiced Clarified Butter


  • 1 lb butter, unsalted
  • 4 cardamom pod, lightly smashed
  • 1 tsp coriander seed, coarsely crushed
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seed, coarsely crushed
  • 1 tsp long pepper, coarsely crushed…
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Dairy (Cream Butter Cheese...)

Looking Back - The First Years (Pt. 1)

Remember them days …

I had to take some wine, do some therapy, meditate and give myself a pep talk before I wrote this post. The first years were tough … tough AF. 672 more words


Quote of the day: Saturday

“The best way out is always through.”

Robert Frost

It’s 207 days of my new reality. 207 days since my mum took her last breath. It’s also our first Easter without her. 86 more words


Have Mercy: The Wayward Daughter On Religion

The last almost two years have involved monumental change for me. What I thought would kill me, made me stronger. I got the opportunity to practice self-care by walking away from things and people that were no longer good for me. 1,112 more words

The Brightest Sun

In Adrienne Benson’s debut novel, The Brightest Sun, we are swept away to the world of Africa, where European settlers in the big cities live alongside traditional villages with its inhabitants and culture. 163 more words



“I realise
That I prefer my men brown-bodied, borrowed
And tired. Well-wrung by the strains of Joburg”

– Lebohang ‘Nova’ Masango


The new man doesn’t promise the world… 106 more words



I changed my name when I was 11. It was in the summer between year 6 in primary school and year 7 in secondary school. The reason why is not something I ever talk about. 2,318 more words