and almonds. The hot dishes of the

' day have a strong South African feel I to them with Boerwass, a thick spicy sausage served with tomato and onion 0 a r S bza gravy, proving particularly popular. More unusual, at least to the

European palette, is babotie, an Eating your way around the world aromatic spiced beef cooked with while staying in the Central Belt has apricots, raisins, bread and egg always been relatively easy. European custard. Mielie, a ground white maize, and American food can he taken for turns up in a number of different granted; while the Far East and the guises on the menu: as a white subcontinent are amply represented, polenta-like sponge, as the base for llorth Africa and the Middle East have mielie bread and as a purée, ‘l’he more a definite Pfesehee and the Pacific carnivorous gastronomic explorer can him is making an appearance. Yet sample the delights of smoked ostrich eellthefll Attica. until heel. has been meat or try the biltong (dried beef) something of an uncharted territory on shavings with avocado,

the gastronomic globe. Customers can take away but it’s lleanna Williams and Jeni Ayris aim well worth sitting in to admire the

to change all this and put southern fixtures and fittings. There is

Attica" teed "mil! 0" the mall With something happening in every section

their cafe and sandwiCh bar deli. of the interior: coffee bean bags cover

lldebele. flamed after a southern the ceiling, a map of Africa adorns the

African tribe who are renowned for wooden floor while a display of Mrs

their retina-burning, symmetrical Ball’s Chutney iostles for space with

amulet. the Gate Ottefe a range 0t lldebele dolls, masks and shields. A sandWIeheS. salads. Ples. $0098 and huge bright mural takes up one entire hot di8he8 tfelh 38'“ t0 topm- While wall and anyone who fancies more of

mall! 0' the 83m“! "mugs Will he as the same can nip downstairs to the - ~ - ~ . ~ was «ma: ale to the inhabitants 0t weren’t enough to be getting on with, '

Matabeleland, they have an African "debele’s women's hope to hold Each bar has been given the challenge to create an exciting new

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