South African - Best Recipes!!

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Margie Potgieter
Pioneer Woman - "THE Bread"  Whenever I have a friend or family member over for dinner, they will ask the following question:  “Are you making The Bread?”    And I always smile and say:  “Yes. I am making The Bread.”    I smile because it’s a foregone conclusion that I will be making The Bread.    I smile because The Bread is so darn delicious and no one who tastes it can believe it contains only two ingredients.    Prep Time: 5 Minutes  |  Cook Time: 15 Minutes  |  Difficulty: Easy…

The Bread

Whenever I have a friend or family member over for dinner, they will ask the following question: “Are you making The Bread?” And I always smile and sa

South African souskluitjies


The first time that I had "souskluitjies" for dessert, was at my Grandma Naomi Uys's house in Johannesburg when I was about 15 years old. My Ouma was a very grand lady - perfectly groomed, well-traveled, informed and very stylish. Their townhouse in Northcliff was impeccable, filled with beautiful Persian carpets and mohair curtains.

Granadilla fridge tart

Granadilla fridge tart

A delicious family favourite pudding.

South African Brown Pudding (bruinpoeding)

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Meraai se Chicken Pie (Paai) on RSG

Meraai se Chicken Pie (Paai) on RSG - My Easy Cooking

Meraai se Chicken Pie will feature on my radio slot tomorrow morning on RSG. I do not know who Meraai was or where this pie comes from, but it certainly is the best Chicken Pie I have EVER had. I must have known that a pie of this caliber can only come from Bloemfontein……..hearty, comforting, […]

Chakalaka - (South African spicy tomato, pepper and onion dish)    Born in the townships of South Africa, chakalaka is a simple, spicy dish of onions, tomatoes and often beans. It has been a staple for generations of black South Africans, and is a required condiment at South African braais, or barbecues.

South Africa: Recipes and Cuisine

The cooking of South Africa, often called "rainbow cuisine," is a mix of indigenous African dishes, the cooking of Dutch and English settlers and the well spiced foods of Malays, Indians and Indonesian.

Old Fashioned Melk-kos |


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Amarula Cheesecake

Amarula Cheesecake Recipe -

5 reviews
1.5 hours

As called several times, the Amarula Queen, and the love of cheesecakes, I had to post this recipe. Taking the ingredients of my favorite cheesecake and adding a little Amarula this makes a decadent, rich and creamy cheesecake that gets rave reviews. This was in my Secret Recipes, but I decided to go ahead and make it public for Zaar! I always bake my cheesecakes in a water bath... this makes them really moist.