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Food & Home Entertaining|April 2020
At F&HE, our furry friends’ needs and nice-to-haves matter to us as much as those of our readers
MARION GARASSINO AND ANDREA PAFITIS-HIL

WALKIES!

Bunnies are just the cuddliest companions. Giving them the best care includes lots of love, good nutrition, mental stimulation and exercise. But if they’re in a cage most of the time, they won’t get much exercise, and letting them loose in the garden could be dangerous if they can escape from the property. So why not take Bunny for a walk? Yes, it is possible! With a bunny harness, you can take your furry bundle for a trot in the park or around your garden. He’ll get a chance to stretch and munch on some fresh grass. You’ll probably even start a new trend! This adorable Mewtogo 2-piece Adjustable and Breathable Bunny Leash and Harness (which comes in a pack of both medium and large sizes to meet your baby’s growth needs) is made of soft, lightweight material, and is suitable for all seasons. It’s easy to fit, has two safety buckles and is machine washable. Find it at wantitall.co.za for R705.

ROOIBOS AND HONEY BUNNY MARSHMALLOWS

Makes 24 marshmallows A LITTLE EFFORT 30 mins + 2 hrs, to set

WHAT YOU NEED

7 x 2g gelatine leaves 125ml (½ cup) Rooibos tea, freshly brewed 125ml (½ cup) water 120g honey pinch salt 200g desiccated coconut, toasted

HOW TO DO IT

1 Line a 29 x 23cm baking tray with non-stick baking paper, leaving some overhang on the sides.

2 Soak the gelatine sheets in cold water until softened. Squeeze out any excess water and place in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Add the still-warm Rooibos tea and stir to dissolve.

3 In a saucepan over medium-high heat, pour the 125ml (½ cup) water, honey and pinch of salt. Bring to the boil and cook, without stirring, until the temperature reaches 118°C (soft ball stage) on a sugar thermometer, about 5 – 7 minutes.

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