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3rd January 2024
South Africa, with its 11 official languages »

Every country has its peculiar turns of phrase – quirks that give local languages flavour, colour and character. But unless you’re a native speaker, local slang can be a tricky

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3rd January 2024
The Real Reason South Africans Call Traffic Lights “Robots” »

We’ve all been laughed at when calling the traffic lights robots. The terminology tends to give the impression that the level of technology in South Africa peaks at lights turning

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20th November 2023
Cheers to South African Wines this Christmas »

As the festive season approaches, there’s no better time to explore and savour the exquisite South African wines. Elevate your Christmas celebrations with a curated selection of wines that perfectly

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22nd August 2023
4 Snoek-Inspired Appetizers: Elevating Entertaining with Coastal Flair »

Are you ready to take your entertaining game to the next level? Look no further than the exquisite world of snoek-inspired appetisers. Bursting with flavour and South African charm, these

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30th July 2023
How to Cook Boerewors »

Boerewors, a thick South African sausage, is not just a delicious delicacy but also an essential part of our cultural heritage. The name “boerewors” is derived from Afrikaans, where “boere”

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20th July 2023
What is Boerewors? »

What is Boerewors? Lots of people without any South African connections do not know what Boerewors is. So here is the lowdown on a very tasty sausage, hugely popular on

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21st May 2023
Discover the Exquisite World of South African Gin: A Unique Blend of Flavours »

Welcome to the vibrant realm of South African gin, where a fusion of botanicals, craftsmanship, and cultural heritage creates an unparalleled drinking experience. In this blog post, we delve into

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3rd March 2023
Meet the Pig: Pork Cuts & Uses »

After introducing you to the cow in our last blog post – ‘Meet the Cow; Beef Cuts and Uses’, which you can view here – we thought it only fair

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1st March 2023
Meet the Sheep: Lamb Cuts & Uses »

Lamb isn’t for everyone. In fact, the St. Marcus Team is pretty divided on the subject. However, when you find the right cut from this versatile animal, it’s love at

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11th February 2023
Storing St. Marcus Biltong »

You love biltong (who doesn’t right?) so you’d probably like to keep it fresh. ‘The guide to storing St. Marcus biltong’ makes keeping delicious biltong optimal simple. At St. Marcus,

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