Traditional samp and beans (South African hominy with beans)

Traditional samp and beans. It goes great with slow cooked lamb, use lamb stock to flavour

Groundnut Stew. This traditional recipe from Botswana is for a classic stew of chicken cooked in a tomato, peanut butter and chili sauce. Adapted for a dinner featuring African-inspired foods.

Botswanan Chicken Groundnut Stew

This traditional recipe from Botswana is for a classic stew of chicken cooked in a tomato, peanut butter and chili sauce. Adapted for a dinner featuring African-inspired foods. Read Recipe by

Seswaa (pounded, shredded meat) and bogobe (polenta) Photograph: Bon Appetit/Alamy

Seswaa recipe from Botswana

Magwinya are an absolute favourite in Botswana. They are a tasty street food often sold by the women who make them. It is not uncommon to indulge along with fried chips.

Tswana African Magwinya

Magwinya or amagwinya are a deep fried doughnut and much loved snack across Southern Africa. Other names for it is mandasi, fetcooks and fat cakes.

Chakalaka from Food.com: Recently enjoyed my first meal at a local South African restaurant here in Brooklyn. There we enjoyed this fabulous side dish - a spicy revamped rendition of baked beans. Of course, this sent me in search of a recipe to prepare at home. Found this one on the Internet and plan to try it soon. The original called for three times the amount of oil but I plan to make it as presented.

Chakalaka

Chakalaka is a South African vegetable relish, usually spicy, that is traditionally served with bread, pap, stews or curries. To balance its.

Serves 2-4 I love this easy, no-nonsense, super healthy side dish from Botswana. Simply steam spinach in its own juices until all the vegetables are soft. If you'd like to leave the tomatoes a lit...

Bostwanan Stewed Spinach Greens

Botswana Stewed Spinach Greens (via Global Table Adventure). This looks like a lovely southern dish. I would do the same only with collard greens, which, in my opinion, are better than spinach.

Fat cakes. Delicacy in Botswana. So good with soup or as a dessert dipped in cinnamon and sugar.

Delicacy in Botswana. So good with soup or as a dessert dipped in cinnamon and sugar.

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