Koeksisters – what’s in a name?

May 23, 2004

As any South African visitor will have noticed, my blog’s name is somewhat of a pun – if you happen to understand Afrikaans! Back home in SA we have a sweet pastry known as a “koeksister” (literally translated as “cake sizzler” and pronounced “cook-sister”).  The name comes form the Dutch koek (cake) and sissen  (sizzle) […]

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