Baking in the Bush


Botswana national natural symbols

Honeymoon time is over and I am back with you to share a great cooking experience I had during our holidays. We went to Botswana for my first Safari trip and it was wonderful. I could write pages about the animals and the scenery we saw and post hundreds of pictures, but this blog is about food really so I will try to stay focused and not babbled on about mating Leopards, baby Hyenas and pack of Wild Dogs…Maybe just one thing that might be of general interest… each country has a national flower, bird and animal. Botswana chose very well and is represented by the Lilac-breasted Roller, the Waterlilly and the  Zebra, and there is good logic behind it because you actually see these symbols within the country, less can be said about Lions and Britain…

Food in Africa was in average really good, but what really got me excited was to have warm freshly-baked bread and cakes in the middle of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Forget about cans of baked beans and raviolis from your previous camping trips, this is all about gourmet cooking in the bush. Continue reading