Put all the ingredients
in a food processor and puree it into a smooth mixture. Put the mixture
in the fridge for one hour. Heat oil in a deep frying pan and put heaps
of the batter with a big spoon in the oil. Deep fry them 4 minutes,
turn them halfway.
You can serve the mandazi on the 12th of
January, Zanzibar Revolution
Day. In 1964 Zanzibar was freed from the Sultan of Oman and became later
part of Tanzania.
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Links between cooking and celebration.
Mix the buttermilk with the sugar, the eggs and the
flour; add the blueberries, keep a few behind for decoration. Heat some
butter in a frying pan on medium heat and make 4 heaps with a spoon.
Bake them until they are almost dry on the top side, then turn them
and bake until brown. Stack the pancakes, put some berries on top and
drizzle with maple syrup. Repeat the process until the batter has finished.
Davis day is celebrated on 11
June in Nova Scotia,
Canada in remembrance of William
Davis, who was killed in a coal miners' strike in 1925, and also for
other miners, who got killed on the job. Click on
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between cooking and history.