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Tannie Evita Serves Up Advice: “Use Food as a Distraction”

Evita se Kossie SikelelaEvita Bezuidenhout, South Africa’s favourite tannie, manages to balance work and play in the kitchen as she dishes out some advice for friends in high places. For your enemies, putting a plate in front of them is “the right thing to do”. For Julius Malema, she recommends “loads of cholesterol”. Evita urges all South Africans abroad to sample the recipes from her book Kossie Sikelela, so they can bring home the bacon.

“My liewe aarde,” tinkles Tannie Evita as she walks into a crowded room filled with book lovers.

She’s promoting her first cookbook, Evita’s Kossie Sikelela (Random/Struik, R150), which has been cleverly put together with great paintings by artist Linda Vicquery, capturing Evita in the style of different artists stretching from Tretchikoff to Frida Kahlo, as well as good food.

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  • <a href="http://liesljobson.bookslive.co.za" rel="nofollow">Liesl</a>
    Liesl
    September 23rd, 2010 @21:51 #
     
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    Wragtag, Tannie Evita! Be careful what you wish for.

    What goes around comes around, especial that nasty familial hypocholesterolaemia gene that the Janse Van Vuurens brought from Holland all those years ago.

    Old Juju, probably won't have a drop of that in his veins.

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