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Soul-warming soup

I found this recipe whilst I was paging through books between shots at Flat Art Studios with photographer, Dawie Verwey.  Dawie shot Justine Drake’s Simply Good Food, which was a collaboration with Discovery Health around the time of their launch of their HealthyFood campaign.

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Growing Paper

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Growing Paper cards

I came across these today and was enchanted by this example of gifting & growing.  Growing Paper is a local community project, based in Malmesbury that empowers community members to make handmade paper, cards and invitations.  All the paper is embedded with assorted herb and flower mixes and will grow as soon as you have planted them with some care & attention.

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Waterblommetjies a la Instagram

Waterblommetjies are strange-looking creatures, aren’t they?  Also known as water hyacinth, these water-dwelling blooms are found in dams and lakes all around the Western Cape province, and feature famously in what the Cape Malay refer to as ‘bredie’ which describes a dish of meat and vegetables layered together and stewed on the stovetop so that the flavours intermingle nicely.

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