South African Cuisine

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Vetkoek - A traditional South African comfort food which goes down well with soups or stew. Also amazing if you hollow them out and fill them with savory mince or curry.

Vetkoek

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…

Cultured Palate --- Vetkoek with curry - a South African Tradition and oh so yummy!

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.

South African Bunny Chow - my vegetarian version with Chickpeas

South African Bunny Chow - my vegetarian version with Chickpeas

South African Bunny Chow - my vegetarian version with Chickpeas

Malva Pudding, South African Baked Dessert

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

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…

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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.

Geelrys: South Africa spiced yellow rice with raisins.

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.

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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.

Zulu Curry Cabbage | Kwanzaa Culinarians

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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…

Samp and Beans is a traditional dish of the Nguni people of South Africa. Referred to as isistambu by the Zulu people and umngqusho b...

Samp & Beans (Umngqusho) Recipe

Samp and Beans is a traditional dish of the Nguni people of South Africa. Referred to as isistambu by the Zulu people and umngqusho b...

Geelrys (South African Yellow Rice With Raisins) | Genius Kitchen

Geelrys (South African Yellow Rice With Raisins) | Genius Kitchen