I am not entirely sure how to describe these little morsels – think doughnut minus the hole and without the sweet topping; yip, that is about right, well sort of. Vetkoek is a proudly South A…
Curried Mince Vetkoek
Nothing beats the comfort of a home-made, traditional South African dish – vetkoek. And on the off-chance you any have leftovers, serve with Rhodes Apricot Jam for a sweet delicious treat.
Malva Pudding, South African Baked Dessert
This is more delicious than the sum of its parts! It's a real traditional oldie. RETESTED ON 22 Oct 07: After reading the reviews, I have just made this again. I cut down a little on the sugar in the sauce (it was 5 oz originally), but it should actually be a sweet pudding!! The sauce was quite enough to moisten the entire pudding -- it should not be dripping with sauce, as you can see in the photographs. Do not serve immediately, but let it stand, keeping warm, to give the sauce a chance to…
Bobotie - aninas recipes
A classic Bobotie recipe, never goes out of style. As a matter of fact, if you are pondering what to cook for dinner – or even better – what to cook for your dinner PARTY – don’t look anywhere else…I have had this recipe for years and years. It was one of the first recipes I had scribbled down from my mom’s recipes in my little excuse of a recipe book when I was a student. Cleaning out closest really is so rewarding when you can find gems like these…For those who are not familiar with…
Putu pap in a potjie
There are three principles to making putu pap successfully, say Jan Braai. They are managing the ration of water to maize meal, building an iceberg and using a two-tined fork.
South Africa’s Yellow Rice | Geelrys
“Geelrys,” literally translates to “yellow rice.” Imagine a pot of turmeric and raisin bejeweled rice… a simple side dish as flavorful as it is gorgeous.
By John Burton Jr of The Food Cravelogist Always one to fiddle around with new flavors and cuisines, I stumbled upon a mouth-watering cabbage recipe in a book entitled The African Kitchen. I was immediately arrested by the simplicity, but bowled over by the flavor! According to the author, the recipe is popular in South Africa, Ethiopia, and…