Today South Africa is characterised by the kaleidoscope of cultures, traditions and religions that brought about the term Rainbow Nation. Without doubt a great way to experience the diversity of cultures is through the local food, often referred to as the Rainbow Cuisine. For the daring diner, South Africa offers culinary adventures ranging from crocodile and mopane worms to Ostrich eggs.
Mrs Ball's Chutney: Makes 18 bottles of (mild) chutney. Ingredients: 612 g dried peaches, 238 g dried apricots, 3 litres brown wine vinegar, 2 1/2 kg white sugar, 500 g onions, 12 g salt, 7 g cayenne pepper, 1 to 2 litres of brown wine vinegar for soaking, about 2 litres of brown wine vinegar for mixing. (Website: http://www.mrsballschutney.com/Original-Recipe.html)