Often when taste buds get bored they sulk; they dye their hair black and grow long fringes, stop practicing the very serious and difficult art of playing the tambourine and take a vow of silence, refusing to allow you to taste anything. Make your taste buds happy again with any potjie with rice and two side dishes at Vlambojant for R19.
Known for the best traditional dishes around, Vlambojant situated in Die Neelsie in Stellenbosch promises to give you a potjie meal that will have you waking up in a coldsweat craving for another morsel of their mouth-watering potjie bliss. This Groupon gives you the choice of one of four scrumptious potjie dishes of a chicken curry pot, beef and vegetable pot, lasagne and chicken pot or a bacon and mushroom pot. Whichever potjie you choose, it includes rice and the food fundi’s at Vlambojant promise that it will be the best potjie to ever touch your potjie loving lips.
This main dish will be accompanied by your choice of two side dishes: choose between two types of six seasonal veggies or two types of four different salads. You could also go wild and mix it up a bit by choosing one veggie side dish and one salad. Making all of these decisions will not be an easy task, but the friendly folk at Vlambojant have faith in you to make the right choice – the fate of your taste buds happiness depends on it. Alternatively, you could also just grab a couple of Groupons and head back to Vlambojant to try the rest again and again.
Your taste buds will no longer look scruffy, sing “Blowin’ in the wind” and talk about “sticking it to the man” after experiencing the delicious potjie perfection of Vlambojant. In fact, they will probably erect a dashing statue in your honour, with you holding a potjie pot and a thumbs up, in the centre of taste bud Timesquare. Avoidance of grabbing this Groupon may lead to your tastes buds becoming extremely angry and committing anarchy that Guy Fawkes would be proud of or doing an elaborate gumboot toyi-toyi in your mouth. Save your mouth from being a stomping ground with this scrumptious Vlambojant dish.Potjie fact: An avid potjie maker in the Karoo believed his goodluck charm was a toothpick he found up a dragons nostril. He was adamant that if he had the toothpick in his pocket every time he made a potjie the potjie would be delicious. This landed him the nickname “Toothpick poytjie Piet” and made him quite famous in his little Karoo town.