Waterblommetjie Bredie with green garlic

Waterblommetjies grow in Boland ponds This recipe is a great tradition in the Cape where waterblommetjies, [Aponogeton distachys] also know as wateruintjies, fill the ponds and dams in the Western Cape with pretty white snowdroplike, strongly scented flowers. Louis Leipoldt, in his book on Cape Cookery, refers to them in English as Water Hawthorn and