SPAR Inspiration - Condensed Milk Rusks
Celebrate our heritage by making a batch of these typically SA style rusks. They’re great to take on holidays, days out and enjoy at home too.
South African Koeksisters Recipe
A sweet South African heritage delicacy - crisp pastry plaits are fried and dipped in an aromatic syrup! Pastries similar to these originated centuries ago in Batavia in the East and the recipe brought to South Africa by the Malayan settlers together with many other. The syrup needs to be made in advance and chilled overnight. Submersing the hot fried koeksisters in ice cold syrup ensures optimal absorption. A fresh koeksister, still slightly warm and dripping of syrup is an unforgettable…
The Best Koeksister recipe & my adventures in the Klein Karoo
It was only about 3 hours into the drive along Route 62 when I realised what I was actually doing; I was travelling 400km into the middle of the Klein Karoo (aka nowhere) in search of 'The Perfect Koeksister'. Those that know me, expect nothing less, but still, it was quite crazy. Even for me. The beautiful Klein Karoo To catch you up to speed, a koeksister is a plaited, deep-fried doughnut drenched in a seriously sticky syrup. It's a treat as South African as milk tart, biltong and beer…
Beer and cheese bread for lazy bakers - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography
A super-easy South African recipe for beer and cheese quick bread - no yeast, no kneading! And ridiculously tasty...
Couldn't-be-easier butternut squash bake - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography
This easy four-ingredient butternut squash bake is my favourite way to eat this vegetable - just oven baked with seasoning and cream till tender and delicious!