As far back as 1830 botanists made sketches of the Rooibos plant and published their work. Since then scientists around the world have published their Rooibos research findings.
Rooibos is a non-caloric drink for the figure-conscious, a soothing drink for mums and babies alike, and a healthy thirst quencher to athletes. Top chefs cook with Rooibos.
THE PERFECT CUPPA
Rooibos is less astringent and bitter than Ceylon (black) tea and therefore needs less sugar or sweetener. Rooibos can be reheated without losing any flavour or becoming bitter.
HINTS AND TIPS
Read about the many useful hints and tips, ranging from cooking, nutrition and beauty, to first aid, gardening and other applications in an around your home.
Grilled Pear Salad with Rooibos Garam Masala Syrup, Rooibos 'Aqua' Martini and Nut & Camembert Stack with Rooibos Syrup, are some of our acclaimed recipes.
Rooibos Limited has launched its cookbook - A touch of Rooibos - in February 2009. What makes this book unique is that 14 of South Africa's top chefs contributed recipes.
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Rooibos has a number of impressive health credentials - low in tannins, a source of antioxidants, caffeine free and zero calories.