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RECIPE: Steamed waterblommetjies with bobotie cream sauce & savoury granola
Water seeping down Simonsberg collects in a naturally wet area, creating a breeding spot for weaver birds between the fluitjiesriet (Phragmites australis) where open-water ‘waterblommetjies’, or Cape pondweed, flower in profusion this time of year.
Africa’s bittersweet beauties
New visitors will be delighted to discover that the Puff Adder path currently holds an exhibition of the aloes we lovingly preserve on the Babylonstoren farm. Sourced from far and wide across South Africa, our collection of aloes includes each of the 11 genera currently documented.