Moritz Kallmeyer had his first encounter with mielie
beer in the 7 th grade and worked as a brewer in Firkin, the first brewpub in Pretoria.
Showcasing more than two hundred vegan recipes drawn from some fifty different countries and compiled by Bryanna Clark Grogan, "World Vegan Feast" is a 272 page compendium of vegan dishes that range from Creole French Toast with Hot Brown Sugar Sauce (New Orleans); Roasted Asparagus Crespelle with Besciamella Sauce (Italy); Sweet and Sour Pomegranate Soup (Iraq); and Korean Broccoli Fried Rice (Korea); to Pastry Wrapped Russian Loaf (Russia); Grown-Up Nanaimo Bars (Canada); Chai Cappuccino Pudding (India); and South African Mielie
Bread (South Africa).
The same was also true of the house that we invaded of one very sweet and very pregnant woman, who was cooking chicken's feet and pap, or polenta made from mielie
meal (ground maize), for her husband's evening meal when we arrived.
Humanity is chowing down like a swarm of locusts on a mielie
field and leaving very little over for seconds.
- Maize meal Locally referred to as mielie
pap, maize meal is a staple food in South Africa.