Cape Town, South Africa... on my bucket list of places to travel to!

Camps Bay in Cape Town, South Africa

Today South Africa is characterised by the kaleidoscope of cultures, traditions and religions that brought about the term Rainbow Nation.  Without doubt a great way to experience the diversity of cultures is through the local food, often referred to as the Rainbow Cuisine.  For the daring diner, South Africa offers culinary adventures ranging from crocodile and mopane worms to Ostrich eggs.

Today South Africa is characterised by the kaleidoscope of cultures, traditions …

Children are natural Zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment.  -- John Bradshaw

one thing i miss most about Africa. the children who always stole my heart with their smiles~ you inspire me. I really wish I could bring you all home and be my babies!

The Castle of Good Hope – the oldest building in South Africa – was once a fort, but today functions as a showcase of the Cape’s early days.

The Castle of Good Hope the oldest building in South Africa was once a fort, but today functions as a showcase of the Capes early days.

9 van die lekkerste bredies + 'n maklike kluitjie-resep

9 van die lekkerste bredies + 'n maklike kluitjie-resep

Valley of Desolation Karoo South Africa. By: ~carlosthe.

Karoo Light Karoo, Cape Province, South Africa Photo by Carl Smorenburg

Cape Malay Cuisine: The Western Cape is home to hundreds of thousands of Cape Malay people, and this entire ethnic group (formed when the Dutch East India Company needed a place to station supply ships bound for Indonesia) introduced a whole new set of flavors to the country's cuisine. Cape Malay cuisine is marked by sweet curries and spices like ginger, coriander seed, cardamom, mustard seed, allspice, fenugreek, saffron, and tamarind.

Cape Malay Cuisine

The Western Cape is home to hundreds of thousands of Cape Malay people, and this entire ethnic group (formed when the Dutch East India Company needed a place

✯ Blyde River Canyon - Mpumalanga, South Africa, I ahve been here, it is amazing.

Berlin Falls at Blyde River Canyon - Mpumalanga, South Africa

pampoenkoekies

No knead ciabatta - ctrl f to find recipe on site

Fabulous vetkoek.   It’s our dirty little secret in South Africa . . . they’re made of dough, they’re deep fried - and we LOVE vetkoek. Pronounced “fet cook”, they are exactly what they sound like – fat cakes. They’re simple to make, can be whipped up in no time at all and can be filled with curried mince or even syrup or honey as a sweet treat.

It’s our dirty little secret in South Africa .

Samosas .... great with Mrs Balls Chutney

Samosas are the perfect chaat, or Indian snack food. These tetrahedral pastry pockets are made with a variety of stuffings, both vegetarian and with meat.

Traditional South African Lamb and Vegetable Stew / Potjiekos

Quick Spring Lamb and Vegetable Stew - 20 Fast Dinner Recipes via Phillips-Barton Choe Simple

The Gorgeous Gourmet: Recipe : Proudly South African Koeksusters

The Gorgeous Gourmet: Recipe : Proudly South African Koeksusters: Deep fried plaited dough soaked in a vanilla sugar syrup.

Worsjuweel (sausage gem) | Rainbow Cooking

Worsjuweel (sausage gem) | Rainbow Cooking

Warming up the Winelands with a traditional Cape Brandy Tart

What better way to warm up a cold and wet Wednesday in the Winelands, than a traditional Cape Brandy Tart? This recipe is part of the collection of well-researched recipes in our Cape Winelands Cu

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