Koeksisters Recipe - a Traditional South African Donut • Lovely Greens
Crisp on the outside and soaked in sweet, spiced syrup Last week a South African friend shared the below recipe on Facebook and seeing as I was going to a Braai (BBQ) at her house, I decided I would try my hand at making some as a special surprise. I’ve never made Koeksisters before but ... Read More about Koeksisters Recipe – a Traditional South African Donut
Roosterkoek - a South African braai essential - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography
Roosterkoek are South African yeast dough rolls that are baked over the coals of a barbecue - eaten hot off the grill with plenty og butter they make a delicious addition to any summer braai (barbecue).
The World's Strangest Street Food
Wandering through the riotous, labyrinthine stalls of Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market has given you an appetite. For hours, you’ve been pressing between crowds of local women haggling over mangoes, melons, and rank-smelling durian fruit; karaoke-CD hawkers wailing into staticky microphones; and bamboo cages full of fighting cocks and fluffy barking puppies. Suddenly, the aroma of sizzling sesame oil overtakes you—and dead ahead, you see a vendor scooping hot, crispy-looking snacks into paper…
What to Eat in South Africa: Famous South African Foods
South African cuisine is just as diverse as the cultures that influenced it over the centuries. You'll find food influences from the Dutch, British, Indian, Malay and Portuguese cuisines. And let's not forget about the cuisine of the local tribes, which also had a major influence. South Africans love the braais (barbeques) but there's much more to the cuisine than just grilled meat. The traditional African cuisine is focused on maize meal porridge, meat and sauce. Braaivleis This is meat…
How to Make South African Vetkoek
How to Make South African Vetkoek: Vetkoek (pronounced Fet-cook and literally meaning fat cake, fat cookie or fatty cake) is another traditional South African dish. It is very easy to make. It is bread dough deep-fried in oil. It can be eat just as it is, with butter and jam, or chee…
When I was still at school, my Mother baked for the local "tuisnywerheid" (home industry bakery) for many years. She supplied them with a range of buttermilk rusks, but her absolute hero product was magnificent "mosbolletjies". The best way to describe mosbolletjies is that it's a sweet brioche, traditionally made with fermented grape juice.