[1916S. Black inS. GrayThree Plays (1984) 229Peace: Hum! What’s this stuff? It looks like dynamite. Van K: That’s bosch-sugar! Peace: What are you doing with bosch-sugar? Van K: I eat it. Try a piece.]
1947L.G. GreenTavern of Seas 72The sweet shop in Long Street, where a St. Helena woman named Rachel Thompson presided over a gorgeous array of Cape sweets...There were burnt almonds, bossuiker (a sort of sugar-stick), the aniseed flavoured dumily-klontjies and almond rock.
1951L.G. GreenGrow Lovely 72The Malay quarter, source of the cookery secrets that have survived the centuries. There, too, the origin of the old Cape sweets and pastries seen in the shop windows may be traced, the tammeletjie and bossuiker, kraakelen and sugared mebos.
1971L.G. GreenTaste of S.-Easter 157When I first went there as a school boy I was interested only in the golden tammeletjies and the striped bossuikers.
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