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

Waterblommetjie Bredie – Dine van Zyl

Dine van Zyl's Waterblommetjiespicked in Robertsonaren't the colours magical? Waterblommetjies Waterblommetjies, to give its botanical name Aponogeton distachyos, is a water hawthorn considered a delicacy by many South Africans.  It grows in farm dams and still river waters in the Western Cape. The young seed heads of the plants are harvested to create