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An Eid Blog

Yes, yes, I realise Eid was a few days ago but I was honestly so kus I couldn’t even put my thoughts into words. Also, I was lazy. Eid was quite relaxed. I love that I get to go to Eid salaah in the mornings. I wasn’t ever able to before I was married because mornings were always so busy in our house. Getting breakfast ready, the tables set and getting dressed. But since no one comes to visit us (we do the visiting) there’s no need to do anything here. And since I’m  ...

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Food, Things I love

A Boeber Jol

Today was the 15th day of Ramadaan, the halfway mark. And like the old people say, “Ek is op die berg!”. Yasso! Meaning, that I’ve fasted the first 15 days non-stop. Sometimes I don’t get to do this because of lady reasons. So anyway, we’re at the top of the mountain and now to make our way down. 15 more days to go. It’s a Cape Malay tradition to make Boeber (A rich and creamy drink with overtones of cardamom and cinnamon) on the 15th day to celebrate the  ...

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