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    Summer Christmas

    Celebrating a summer-Christmas in Cape Town, South Africa In South Africa it is summer in December! Over here, our summer is from December – February, because we are in the southern hemisphere. Therefore, we have a summer Christmas. It may seem strange, but activities we like doing over Christmas time in Cape Town include; playing beach bats, drinking a beer in the sun, spending time with the family and chilling on the beach  …and all of this at Christmas time! Most families like holidaying at a place where there is a beach. So, people flock to areas like the west coast, places like Blouberg and Yzerfontein, to name a few…

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    Lentil Bobotie

    Delicious vegetarian bobotie! Ingredients 1 garlic clove 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp coriander 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 1  1/2 cups lentils 3 carrots 2 onions 1 small red and 1 small yellow/green pepper a head of cabbage olive oil 2 eggs 250 ml milk 3 bay leaves some fruit chutney to serve Method Heat the pan to high heat. Fry the spices in some olive oil for about 3 minutes. Cut the vegetables into small pieces. Add the onions and peppers and fry for a further 5 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding some more olive oil. Add the cabbage and…