Lentil Stuffed Samosas - Dal ke Samose
Samosas make me extremely nostalgic. Not a potato filled ones but rather lentils and meat stuffed samosa which are a known delicacy of the little town I come from. Growing up, any feast or occasion had to include samosa. Mom starts her morning by making pastry from whole wheat flour which is similar to making roti. Two balls of dough are put together pressed at edges and then rolled out thinly. While its cooked on the griddle, the air fills and separates the two layer of pastry that were put…
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.
a classic buttermilk rusk recipe
I needed a classic buttermilk rusk recipe to make rusks for my TV shoot last week, and where better to turn for this than my much revered and sought after: ‘The Snowflake Book of Ba…
Recipe: African Beef & Peanut Stew
The first time I had African peanut stew, I was 14 years old and staying with my aunt and uncle. They were currently living stateside, although for the last six years they’d made their home in the country formerly known as Zaire (it’s now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). It was the start of what would be known for years after as “African dinner” at Auntie Dee and Uncle Terry’s house.
Hot Cross Buns | Easter Recipe | Foodness Gracious
These homemade Hot Cross Buns are as traditional as they come! Soft and fluffy with juicy raisins and a sweet glaze top, they're perfect for Easter!
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…
7 South African desserts to try - TravelGround Blog
When in South Africa, do as the South Africans do and enjoy some lekker (nice) treats after a decadent meal. In fact, you may even be surprised at how familiar some of these desserts are. If your curiosity is piqued, […]
The best chicken potjiekos recipe? - Yuppiechef Magazine
As we all know, there are many things taken unbelievably seriously in South Africa and in the category of South African cooking, braaiing and potjiekos definitely top the list. Having grown up with wholesome and unfussy ‘boerekos’, I am well aware of all the debates that can stem from claiming the perfect recipe or which…
When I was still at school, my Mother baked for the local "tuisnywerheid" (home industry bakery) for many years. She supplied them with a range of buttermilk rusks, but her absolute hero product was magnificent "mosbolletjies". The best way to describe mosbolletjies is that it's a sweet brioche, traditionally made with fermented grape juice.