Bobotie

Bobotie revisited

Bobotie is a classic South African dish of gently-spiced ground meat full of raisins which is then oven-baked with a layer of savory egg custard on top to form a crust and keep the meat moist. Tradionally it is served with Yellow Rice.

South African Crunchies!!

The South African Cookie

Crunchies are something a lot of South Africans grew up with, like Hershey’s Kisses in North America, or hot, roasted chestnuts in Europe. Yet, I never ever thought that they were in fact a p…

My favorite way to heat a hot curry.

Bunny chow - South Africa's own street food

street food, Bunny Chow, South African Street Food (basically curry in a loaf of bread)

South African lemon meringue pie.   This is a classic South African favourite and differs from its North American counterpart because the filling calls for egg yolks, lemon juice and condensed milk; where theirs is what we would call “lemon curd”. Having tasted both, I have to say that ours is my best. (But they have pumpkin pie, which we don’t!)

Lemon Meringue Pie -- This is a classic South African favourite and differs from its North American counterpart because the filling calls for egg yolks, lemon juice and condensed milk; where theirs is what we would call “lemon curd”.

Boerewors, Pap and a cold beer

Boerewors, Pap and a cold beer. South African delicious sausage generally cooked on the braai (BBQ) served with pap, which is made from mealie meal (corn meal) and served with a tomato and onion gravy -- finished off with a delicious cold beer

Easy No Bake Milk Tart

phyllo pastry dessert recipes, gluten free dessert recipes, yummy desserts recipes - Nothing is better than a traditional homemade South African dessert to end off your meal. Here at we have put together a short list of our favourites.

amarula on ice!

Amarula is a cream liqueur. It is made with sugar, cream and the fruit of the African Marula tree .

peppermint crisp pudding

peppermint crisp pudding

Peppermint Crisp: This is a classic South Africa dessert that is so easy to whip up and hardly warrants a recipe. Its something I just make without thinking.

koeksisters -taken from Hunger for Freedom, the story of food in the life of Nelson Mandela

Mrs Verwoerd's koeksisters

Mrs Vervoed's koeksisters (the widow of the architect of apartheid prepared these for Nelson Madela. This is her recipe - RDB)

Chakalaka Corn Cobs: Everyone's favourite, with a "touch of Africa" flavour.

Chakalaka A tomato based relish) Corn Cobs: Everyone's favourite, with a "touch of Africa" flavour.

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