Hertzoggies are light, puffy pastry tartlets with a delectable apricot jam meringue filling. It may remind you of Louise slice.  Hertzoggies are named after General Hertzog, who was South Africa's Prime Minister between 1924 and 1939.

Hertzoggies are light, puffy pastry tartlets with a delectable apricot jam meringue filling. It may remind you of Louise slice. Hertzoggies are named after General Hertzog, who was South Africa's Prime Minister between 1924 and

Boerewors...best made on the braai (barbeque for everyone else)

As traditionally South African as you can get: Boerewors.best made on the braai (barbeque for everyone else)

Potjiekos - originated with the Voortrekkers that evolved as a stew made of any available meat and vegetables made in a three-legged cast-iron pot over coals

South-Africa - Lamb Potjiekos: This is very South African, almost like a braai as it also involves a fire and a cooler box, family and friends and the odd argument or two about who is stuffing up the potjie by stirring it or adding too much sauce

Biltong -  differs from jerky in two distinct ways: The meat used in biltong can be much thicker while jerky is normally very thin meat. The vinegar and salt in biltong along with the drying process, cures the meat as well as adding texture and flavour. Jerky is dried without vinegar.

The vinegar and salt in biltong along with the drying process, cures the meat as well as adding texture and flavour.

It all began in the year 1939 in the small Eastern Cape town of Molteno. The effects of the Great Depression had brought many communities to their knees and it was at this time that Ouma Greyvensteyn and her friends attended a church meeting to find ways in which to help mission work.  Using just one half-crown, the family recipe and her home cooking talents, she baked her rusks, which she then sold to the visiting farmers’ wives in the community. Within days, orders were pouring in for…

It all began in the year 1939 in the small Eastern Cape town of Molteno. The effects of the Great Depression had brought many communities to their knees and it was at this time that Ouma Greyvensteyn and her friends attended a church meeting to find ways in which to help mission work. Using just one half-crown, the family recipe and her home cooking talents, she baked her rusks, which she then sold to the visiting farmers’ wives in the community. Within days, orders were pouring in for…

Bobotie -  This Cape Malay dish is a traditional meal. You will like it if you like sweet and spicy dish. It can be done with beef, porc or lamb but you could also make it with chicken.

Bobotie - This Cape Malay dish is a traditional meal. You will like it if you like sweet and spicy dish. It can be done with beef, porc or lamb but you could also make it with chicken.


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