Samoosa Pur (Pastry) Recipe | Ingredients 3 cups of flour Cold water Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon of lemon juice 12 teaspoons of ghee (clarified butter) *

South African Indian Samoosa - chicken, lamb or mutton mince are more popular meat fillings for samoosas in South Africa. Pork, beef or soya mince can be substituted for the mince. The filling recipe is different for potato samoosas.

Jaffles - A South African tradition

A South African treat, and by combining your favorite filling combinations it can be transformed in a charming meal idea.


South African Creamy Condensed Milk Fudge (this recipe calls for Castor sugar, you can make your own castor sugar by putting regular granulated suger in a food processor and grinding it to a super fine consistency as seen here frugalliving.

An old favorite winter pudding - Sago (Snow) Pudding

An old favourite winter pudding - Sago Pudding - My Easy Cooking Ingredients 1 cup sago 1 L milk 1 stick cinnamon pinch of salt 3 tbs sugar 2 eggs – separated (keep whites for topping) + 2 tbsp caster sugar for topping a little apricot jam(optional)

Homemade romany creams - Yuppiechef

Homemade romany creams

If you grew up in South Africa, then you probably know and love the romany cream. Romany creams are one of my all-time favourite teatime treats – they are crunchy and chocolatey and definitely give the shop-bought ones a run for their money.

A Moment in Our World: Melktart Fudge (Milk Tart Fudge)

Melktart Fudge

This yummy Melktart Fudge (Milk Tart) is a rich fudge that is best served in small pieces.

Yummy Mummy Kitchen: Healthy Chocolate Granola Recipe

Healthy Chocolate Granola Recipe

Yummy Mummy Kitchen: Healthy Chocolate Granola Recipe- added 1 cup buckwheat and used an egg white (smitten kitchen style)


The Cornish pasty (or pastie) originates from England but South Africans have adopted them too. The original version has a filling of beef, potatoes, and swede but as most things in South Africa have evolved and changed, so has the pasty.

‘Slap’ Chips

South African “Slap” Chips (French Fries) - “Slap” (as in “cup”) in Afrikaans…