Koeksisters Recipe - a traditional South African donut made with a simple dough and sweet, spiced syrup. YUM!

Koeksisters Recipe - a traditional South African donut made with a simple dough and sweet, spiced syrup. this will be a perfect desert for my African meal project in school!

Malva Pudding, South African Baked Dessert. Photo by SnufkinFin http://www.food.com/recipe/malva-pudding-south-african-baked-dessert-118545

Malva Pudding, South African Baked Dessert

Another firm favourite in my household: Malva Pudding, South African Baked Dessert. Photo by SnufkinFin

My most searched recipe and most requested by friends and family! South Africa... Crunchies were my favorite “biscuit”—the South African term for cookie

Crunchies - Traditional South African Oatmeal Cookie Bars

South African Traditional Koeksisters- gooey, sweet and very sticky - crisp on the outside and tender inside.

Traditional Koeksisters

South African Traditional Koeksisters (Twisted Sisters) — Gooey, sweet and very sticky - crisp on the outside and tender inside.

These are the best South African Date Balls Recipe and I have been making them for 25 years. No Egg!!! You do not need Egg!

Date Balls

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.

South African Yellow Rice- Quick, easy fragrant rice spiced with turmeric, ginger, and a taste bud sensation.

South African Yellow Rice

South African Yellow Rice & Indian yellow rice- Quick, easy fragrant rice spiced with turmeric, ginger, and a taste bud sensation.

"Growing up in South Africa, the one cookie-tin constant that every child will remember is crunchies. They were usually one of the first things that your mom let you bake and kept forever in an airtight container, so we all grew up on crunchies. To me, they were distressingly unglamorous....but they certainly were a stalwart of every cookie tin that I remember growing up." Make your own South African "Crunchies" today!

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…

South African Recipes LAMINGTONS (YSTERVARKIES) (Renée van Vuuren)

Best snack food of all time. coconut chocolate spongecake You'll need these words and more as you taste your way across the globe. Call GIT for all of your needs

Romany Creams are a popular South African treat that are perfect for dunking in your coffee. Click here for the recipe

Romany Creams are a popular South African treat that are perfect for dunking in your coffee, tea or hot chocolate ♥

West African Tropical Fruit Salad. Photo by GaylaJ

West African Tropical Fruit Salad

Make and share this West African Tropical Fruit Salad recipe from Genius Kitchen.

Nsima, a sub-Saharan African staple of grounded maize and water paste. Known as 'nsima' or 'nshima' in Zambia and Malawi, 'ugali' in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, 'fou fou' in West Africa, and 'mealie meal' in South Africa and Swaziland.

Nshima, a sub-Saharan African staple of grounded maize and water paste.

Green Banana (Matoke) Crisps - ©The Kenyan Food Blog

Chifles or fried green banana chips Chifles or tajadas are chips made by frying green plantains or green bananas.

These Tanzanian-inspired sweet potatoes are doused in coconut milk and seasoned with cardamom.  Yum!

These Tanzanian-inspired sweet potatoes are doused in coconut milk and seasoned with cardamom.

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