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
Moroccan-Spiced Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Mint & Almonds
I think carrots are both underrated and neglected. How many classic dishes of world cuisine feature carrots as the starring ingredient? You...
Today South Africa is characterised by the kaleidoscope of cultures, traditions and religions that brought about the term Rainbow Nation. Without doubt a great way to experience the diversity of cultures is through the local food, often referred to as the Rainbow Cuisine. For the daring diner, South Africa offers culinary adventures ranging from crocodile and mopane worms to Ostrich eggs.
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…
On vacation in South Africa
Ever since I set my first step onto South African soil I am head over heels in love and visit over and over again. I read a zillion books on sunset beach while waiting for my boyfriend now husband to come back out of the icy cold ocean and got uncountable times sandblasted by the Cape Doctor, the strong wind coming from the south-east. I got married on a yacht in Cape Town, made friends, bought a Land Rover, visited big parts of the country, stayed at stylishly decorated B&B's, had feasts at…
Smoky Lamb Knuckle Potjie Cook inside or out!
A potjie is an Afrikaans word for a cooking vessel used outdoors over an open wood fire. It has also become the term for a stew-like recipe or meal cooked in the vessel over the open fire. And alas, it has even become a verb: Were going to potjie this weekend.
Photo's of Constantia Fresh Wine & Food Exhibition 2013
Perfect weather, some of the best wine estates of South Africa, amuse gueule made by famous chefs and great music enjoyed in the amazing atmosphere of the Buitenverwachting Wine Estate.