South Africa: Pampoenkoekies
Pampoenkoekies are traditional South African pumpkin fritters that are eaten either sweet with caramel or cinnamon sugar, or savory as an appetizer.
Recipe: Banoffee "Danger" Pie
Do not adjust your sets - you haven't tuned into the wrong blog. Its still culinarily challenged me but this pie was so amazingly delish I had to share it. We had a chance encounter with its gooey yumminess in Africa. Luckily the camp manager was nice enough to share the recipe. I've made a few slight adjustments to account for American markets. Meet Banoffe "Danger" Pie. Ban for banana + offee for toffee = Banoffe pie. If you are like me, you've never heard the term 'banoffee', no less…
Koeksisters - Immaculate Bites
Koeksisters – very addictive cake-like bite-sized doughnuts with a spicy cinnamon sugar , a much less traditional compared to the braided koeksisters. Perfect as snacks and even for breakfast! In the category of African fried dough- puff puff, African doughnuts, Nigerian buns, mandazi, -these bad boys right here, known as koeksisters get my vote for the ... View More
South African Crunchies
This is a popular after school or lunch bag treat for all South African kids. Most South African baking is done using self-rising flour - and I highly recommend using it! The kind we get here in Canada is Brodie's.