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Spoil Mom with her favourite cake

The best way to spoil Mom on Mother’s day, is to bake her favorite cake and enjoy it with a tasty cup of Carmién’s rooibos tea. I am very fond of my Ouma Carmen’s feather cake which brought back priceless childhood memories of growing up on a rooibos farm near Citrusdal. Nowadays I use Carmién’s…

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Cookies and Cold Brew

By Carmen Niehaus Playtime makes one thirsty and hungry. Take a sip of your favourite Carmién Kiddies Cold Brew and nibble on a chocolate cluster or oats cookie. Deliciousness to the T and full of goodness that will keep you energized for any of the activities that you have planned. Even better if you invite…

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Let’s Celebrate

By Carmen Niehaus During October, we have plenty to celebrate. Summer is finally here; the rugby world cup is in full swing, and we are still spoilt with plenty of rugby to watch and to cheer for our favourite team. The best way to relax and join the World Cup festivities or to celebrate the…

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Sunshine Tart

By Carmen Niehaus Slowly but surely, we are heading towards the change of season. On the West Coast the flowers are blooming, their faces turned to the sun, ready to welcome spring and to convert the veld into a wonder world bursting with colour. An unforgettable scenery that everybody must experience once in a lifetime.…

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10 reasons to make rooibos your favourite cooking partner in the kitchen

By Carmen Niehaus It comes as no surprise that rooibos is seen as a superfood – by now it is well-known for its health benefits due to the abundance of antioxidants. But did you know that rooibos can also be your best companion in the kitchen, as they pair well with almost any type of…

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Spicy Lentil and Veggie Soup

By Carmen Niehaus In the foodie and health world, everybody is talking about good gut health nowadays. If you are on a mission to up your gut health, this soup will tick all the boxes. With plenty of veggies, it is full of prebiotic fibre for your good gut flora to feast on. One can…

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#RooibosRecipe: Deluxe Nutty Wholewheat Rusks by Carmen Niehaus

There is no better way to unwind than taking a moment to sit down for a good cup of rooibos and enjoy it with a nutty rusk that you can dunk into it. Carmién Tea is known for their innovative tea blends and quite new in the range is their Calm rooibos tea – a…

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#RooibosRecipe: Piña Colada with a twist by Carmen Niehaus

Carmién’s latest cold brew rooibos tea, Coco Pine is ideal to add extra deliciousness to the worlds’ most popular drink, Piña Colada. With-in no time you can impress your guests with a tasty twist on an old-time favourite. The Coco Pine Cold Brew is just as good to drink as a natural instant cold drink…

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#RooibosRecipe: Calming Moon Milk

Suffering from stress and insomnia? Take a new look at a cup of warm milk. An age-old remedy for new generation stress. Many of us grew up with a glass of hot milk and honey in the evening to help us sleep better. Forward a decade or more and milky drinks are once again a…

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Flavoured Rooibos Teas for the Family

Spend some quality time over a delicious pot of flavoured rooibos tea. The Easter holidays are approaching and that means quality time with family and friends. This year is a little different from last year, as we can make plans and have get-togethers with our nearest and dearest again. In celebration, we have put together…

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Heritage Day – A Rainbow Nation Braai

Heritage day has become a day of shared cultures celebrating the one thing that binds us all together in unity. The great South African braai tradition. Of course, all braai converts firmly believe the braai originated here at the southern tip of Africa but actually the word ‘braai’ (to grill) seems to have evolved from…

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