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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby Nina! » Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:50 pm

KG,

I am looking forward to trying out some of the food in October :D

I am sorry, but as I don't know Afrikaans, could you please tell me what "vetkoeke" is?

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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby Scouter » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:09 pm

Hi Nina

A vetkoek is a fat cake - vet = fat and koek = cake .... actually its a bread dough thats made into a large ( well at TR they are humungous ) flat patty and then fried - they are then cut open and filled with stuff - tradionally curry mince ( not mice, sorry :redface: ) - the ones made at TR are delicious believe me ..... and the Kalahari Vetkoek is filled with a burger patty, fried egg, cheese, bacon, lettuce and tomato :tongue:
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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby Porridge » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:16 pm

Scouter wrote:they are then cut open and filled with stuff - traditionally curry mice


:big_eyes: :big_eyes: What will they think of putting in our vetkoek next?? (Hope they at least get rid of the tails ... ) :lol: :lol:
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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby Scouter » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:20 pm

Eish Porridge - you can see I only got back from KTP at 11 last night and have spent too much time in the bush :D :D - Ive forgotten how to type !!! Will correct it now - thanks :redface:
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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby Nina! » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:26 pm

Thank you for your explanation Scouter. :D
That sounds delicious.
If it is possible to get such a delicious vetkoeke with a vegetarian filling, I am in for it.
The only problem is: I have to wait till October :(

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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby bruce mitchell » Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:25 pm

KG is going to have to watch his weight - I fear this might be too tempting for him with the takeaway kitchen so close to his office!!

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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:45 pm

He will probably just get those young car chasing lions to help him keep the weight off Bruce :lol:
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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby Fanatic RSA » Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:27 pm

Great news! I look forward to trying the vetkoek burger.
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Re: Twee Rivieren Take Aways !

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:30 am

We ate there twice and can not complain! :D Generous portions - the Curry Vetkoek I had the second time, was supposed to be the smallest one of the lot, and I had trouble finishing it! Definitely a nice addition to Twee Rivieren.
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Re: Kgalagadi: Twee Rivieren Camp

Unread postby pedro maia » Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:48 pm

I´m sorry to go back to the bats inside chalets issue but I would like to know, if possible, if bats only go inside chalets during the summer months, or if it can happen al year round, my concern would be during April or August.

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Re: Kgalagadi: Twee Rivieren Camp

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:08 pm

not always Bats inside the chalet
in January and in September, this year, I hadn't any Bat inside :wink:
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Re: Kgalagadi: Twee Rivieren Camp

Unread postby judik » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:29 pm

I am sooo going to eat one of those things that I cannot pronounce or spell :tongue:
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Re: Kgalagadi: Twee Rivieren Camp

Unread postby Scouter » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:36 pm

judik :D :D - try "vet" as in FETA cheese and "koek" as in cook or cuckoo ... It'll be near enough ... and I promise you wont regret it one bit :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi: Twee Rivieren Camp

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:23 pm

pedro maia wrote:I´m sorry to go back to the bats inside chalets issue but I would like to know, if possible, if bats only go inside chalets during the summer months, or if it can happen al year round, my concern would be during April or August.


No bats while we were there in December. :)
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Re: Kgalagadi: Twee Rivieren Camp

Unread postby pedro maia » Thu Jan 31, 2013 4:33 pm

Thanks anne-marie and Guinea Pig, it´s good to know your experiences in that, m not really planning a trip to Kgalagadi since this year I´ll go elsewhere but I would like to go there, if possible in 2014, but when I start planning it I must be sure (as possible9 in what concerns that issue.

Maybe Kgalagadi Guru can say something else about bats in April and August.


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