Language of food/food preparation techniques and equipment

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Language of food/food preparation techniques and equipment of South Africa

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Dankie (pronounced 'dunkey') is the Afrikaans word for thank you. It is polite to say this when receiving food, or at the end of a meal.

Dankie (pronounced 'dunkey') is the Afrikaans word for thank you. It is polite to say this when receiving food, or at the end of a meal.

Lekker is a slang term in South Africa originally meaning good food. The definition, however, has somewhat changed and now has many different meanings, such as having a nice time, or finding someone attractive.

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Foods of South Africa: The Roots

Mishek (left) and Cledwyn (right) before the awesome fires of Mzoli’s in Guguletu Township, outside of Cape Town I haven’t been denying it to anyone: my favorite experience during a nine-day gastronomic juggernaut through South Africa was rolling into the poverty-stricken but completely joyful township of Guguletu with Cledwyn Tyler, my guide [...]

Wooden bowls and other utensils are often used in cooking of South African meals. These beautifully crafted and sometimes painted bowls are a big export for South Africa.

Wooden bowls and other utensils are often used in cooking of South African meals. These beautifully crafted and sometimes painted bowls are a big export for South Africa.

Ukudla is the Zulu word for food. South Africa has many different languages spoken there; with Zulu being one of them.

Ukudla is the Zulu word for food. South Africa has many different languages spoken there; with Zulu being one of them.

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Graze is a slang term used in South Africa simply meaning food. It is similar to the slang term "grub"; as one would say "Let's go get some graze".

The grinding of corn to make mielie-meal is a very important food preparation technique in South Africa. The traditional way (displayed in the photo) would be to finely grind up corn by hand with two large stones. The alternate, and much more commonly used way is to use a corn mill, which grinds the corn for you! Lake Titicaca Peru, South America Animals, America Memes, Native American Beauty, Pictures Of You, Four Legged, Traveling By Yourself, Grinding, Pets

The grinding of corn to make mielie-meal is a very important food preparation technique in South Africa. The traditional way (displayed in the photo) would be to finely grind up corn by hand with two large stones. The alternate, and much more commonly used way is to use a corn mill, which grinds the corn for you!

We dont BBQ we frekin Braai! LOL :D :D :D Only fellow South Africans can appreciate this sentiment. South African Braai, African Life, African Culture, African Style, Christmas Trifle, African Spices, Braai Recipes, African Christmas, South African Recipes

A braai is a big part of South African culture (there's even a designated holiday for them!). A braai is a get together of friends, family, and neighbors to enjoy some South African barbecue. Meat, like boerewors, would be cooked with South African spice blends, and served in large quantities.