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Vetkoek - A traditional South African comfort food which goes down well with soups or stew. Also amazing if you hollow them out and fill them with savory mince or curry. Read Recipe by piscesarticle Banting Diet, Banting Recipes, Low Carb Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Bread Recipes, Oven Recipes, Cooking Ham, Copycat Recipes, Dinner Recipes

Vetkoek

I am not entirely sure how to describe these little morsels – think doughnut minus the hole and without the sweet topping; yip, that is about right, well sort of. Vetkoek is a proudly South A…

The best South African koeksisters recipe via The Kate Tin! Had these last night as well and will definitely be making them back home for all of our family and friends! South African Braai, South African Dishes, South African Recipes, Africa Recipes, Kos, Koeksisters Recipe, Beignets, International Recipes, The Best

The Best Koeksister recipe & my adventures in the Klein Karoo

It was only about 3 hours into the drive along Route 62 when I realised what I was actually doing; I was travelling 400km into the middle of the Klein Karoo (aka nowhere) in search of 'The Perfect Koeksister'. Those that know me, expect nothing less, but still, it was quite crazy. Even for me. The beautiful Klein Karoo To catch you up to speed, a koeksister is a plaited, deep-fried doughnut drenched in a seriously sticky syrup. It's a treat as South African as milk tart, biltong and beer…

The Impossible Pie - An Old South African recipe - just put all ingred. in food processor - pour into pie plate and bake - forms 3 layers - crust, custard, and coconut topping (old southern desserts) Sweet Pie, Sweet Tarts, Sweet Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Dessert Ideas, Kos, Impossible Pie, South African Recipes

The Impossible Pie - An Old South African recipe.....

The Impossible Pie. This is an old South African recipe, a family favourite, and it couldn’t be easier! Ingredients: ½ cup flour ½ tsp baking powder 1 cup coconut Pinch of salt 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 5 tbsp soft butter 2 cups milk 4 eggs How to: Place all the ingredients into a mixing bowl or processor, blend until very well mixed and creamy, at least 3 minutes. Pour into a greased pie dish and bake at 180°C for about an hour, until golden brown and crispy. When done, the pie…

Souskluitjies: Traditional South African dessert dumplings with a sugary cinnamon butter sauce (from The Food Box) Makes me miss my OUMA South African Desserts, South African Dishes, South African Recipes, Kos, Wine Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Cooking Recipes, Dessert Ideas, Gastronomia

Souskluitjies

The first time that I had "souskluitjies" for dessert, was at my Grandma Naomi Uys's house in Johannesburg when I was about 15 years old. My Ouma was a very grand lady - perfectly groomed, well-traveled, informed and very stylish. Their townhouse in Northcliff was impeccable, filled with beautiful Persian carpets and mohair curtains.

Heart of Africa: Yummy Milk Tart Recipe South African Desserts, South African Recipes, Indian Food Recipes, Africa Recipes, Custard Recipes, Tart Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Milktart Recipe, Easy Cooking

Yummy Milk Tart Recipe

I've mentioned before that one of the things we are doing while we are back is hosting Night in Africa dinners. While it's been a lot of wo...