Crunchies — Traditional South African Oatmeal Cookie Bars
Crunchy, chewy, toasted-oat-and-coconut squares of goodnessMakes about 48 2-inch bars or 56 smaller bars
Bobotie revisited - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography
Bobotie is a classic Cape Malay dish from South Africa - gently spiced mince with sultanas and flaked almonds baked under a savoury custard.
Traditional Koeksisters - Immaculate Bites
Traditional Koeksisters – A traditional South African sticky donut treat that’s deliciously sweet, sticky, crunchy and drenched in syrup, laced with cinnamon, lemon and ginger. Absolutely perfect for snack or tea time and even breakfast. We all a vice right? And fried foods are mine- especially when they are a sweet treat…. Not a weekend ... View More
My brother’s mom-in-law introduced me to these ever so moreish, melt in the mouth treats. They are seriously addictive and I truly have to limit myself to just a couple at a time. They also…
The World's Strangest Street Food
Wandering through the riotous, labyrinthine stalls of Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market has given you an appetite. For hours, you’ve been pressing between crowds of local women haggling over mangoes, melons, and rank-smelling durian fruit; karaoke-CD hawkers wailing into staticky microphones; and bamboo cages full of fighting cocks and fluffy barking puppies. Suddenly, the aroma of sizzling sesame oil overtakes you—and dead ahead, you see a vendor scooping hot, crispy-looking snacks into paper…
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.