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african food recipes | South African Melktert (Milktart). Photo by icynorth

South African Melktert (Milktart) Recipe -

3 reviews
15 minutes

This is a wonderfully thick and flavourful milk custard set in a crust. A traditional tart which is loved by young and old alike. Children especially love the filling as a dessert.

african food recipes | South African Roly-Poly Baked Dessert. Photo by Zurie

South African Roly-Poly Baked Dessert Recipe -

6 reviews
70 minutes

Keep this recipe for cold days! Everone loves it, and in South Africa it is a traditional favourite. You must have this at hand, as it is easy and quick and a delight, served as is or with ice cream or custard. Please note that I did two step-by-step photographs, which you'll find if you click on "photos". One shows how to roll up the dough, and the 2nd what the pudding and sauce look like before going into the oven.

african food recipes | South African Bazaar Pancakes. Photo by Baby Kato

South African Bazaar Pancakes Recipe -

First of all: these traditional pancakes are not thick and smallish. They are thin, about the thickness of a plastic school ruler or even thinner! Secondly, they are large -- made in pans of between 7 and 8 in diameter. The bazaar in this case comes from the name for the yearly Thanksgiving fêtes held by almost all churches across the land: the church bazaar. A bazaar is not a bazaar without a posse of chunky aunties and uncles (not relatives!) behind a church hall table, baking masses of…

african food recipes | Traditional South African Recipe - Potjiekos

Traditional South African Recipe - Potjiekos

Each country has its own traditional recipes, and more than likely the ingredients are pertinent to the food available in that particular...

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South African recipes

All links in this post will open in a new window. Links to other pages or documents have a number. 1) Please click HERE for my own “pizza” recipe with comfrey or spinach. You will eat y…

african food recipes | Bread Machine West African Banana Fritters. Photo by Stardustannie

Bread Machine West African Banana Fritters Recipe -

This is based on a recipe from Madge Rosenbergs cookbook, The Best Bread Machine Cookbook Ever - Ethnic Breads. She says, These fritters, similar to what we know as beignets, make inexpensive party food rich in natural fruit flavors. Children will enjoy munching these crispies with milk, but the big kids will eat their way through an endless supply with coffee or beer. My kind of fritters!

african food recipes | How to make african jollof rice recipe

How to make Ghanaian Jollof Rice recipe | West African Rice Recipes

This is a very healthy Jollof Rice recipe from West Africa - Ghana, Nigeria and other places. See pictures for each step

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african food recipes | Pork Pilaf Recipe

Pork Pilaf

Typical Pilaf (plov, pilav) is prepared from rice and meat, and seasoned with spices. It is a dish, various recipes of which can be found in Middle Eastern, Central, South Asian and East African cultures, from where it was borrowed to various cuisines: so now dishes similar to pilaf can be found in every country recipes list. Having roots on the East, original pilaf usually being made from lamb or mutton. However, I believe, it can be made pretty much of any kind of meat: beef, pork…