Mrs. Ball's Chutney
Peach and apricot chutney. Mrs. Ball started making the chutney after she moved to Johannesburg with her husband and seven children. Her friends and family loved it so much that the business started blossoming on its own. The demand increased; Mrs Ball cooked and her husband bottled. Home Industries started selling her chutney and by 1918 she sold about 24 bottles a day, which in the years to come grew to 8 000 bottles a day. In 1921 the Ball family moved to Cape Town. After living in Kalk…
Cape Malay Cookbook + Mince & Pea Cape Malay Curry
Just discovered that one of my all time cookbooks is available free on Google Books. Click here to check it out... see below for one of my versions of the classic mince and pea curry... Mince & Pea Cape Malay Curry Feeds 4 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 large onion, sliced 1 tin tomatoes 3 pieces cinnamon bark 5 cardamom pods 3 cloves 3 teaspoons garam masala 1 teaspoon turmeric 4 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ginger paste from a jar 3 teaspoons garlic paste from…
South African Piri-Piri Chicken - The Wanderlust Kitchen
A delicious recipe for South African Piri-Piri chicken, featuring tender chicken breasts simmered in a spiced lemon and onion sauce. Easy and different!
Bunny Chow has become one of Durban’s most famous exports! It’s usually called a ‘bunny’ and brings back youthful memories for many Durbanites who used to stop for a bunny chow on their way home from late night clubbing. A bunny is basically made from half a loaf of bread (with the inside scooped out and... Read More »
From the title, you might be thinking I'm sharing how to make food for rabbits, but no, Bunny Chow is a South African street food created by the Durban Indian community. I learned how to
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Recipe: (Perfect) Durban Curry - Africa Adventure Consultants
We *love* The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban, South Africa. If your travels take you there, we’d definitely recommend a stay, or at the very least a meal. The Oyster Box is famous for many things, not least of which is its sublime curry buffet. Executive chef Kevin Joseph was kind enough to share a …
Cape Malay Sweet Potato Samosas, Spiced Apple Chutney, Curried Mayonnaise
This recipe is inspired by a meal we had at Apprentice in Stellenbosch. Apprentice is a restaurant owned by the Institute of Culinary Arts. All the staff, kitchen and front of house, are students f…
Top Ten Culinary Experiences in Durban -- National Geographic
Find out where to get the best bunny chow, barbecue, afternoon tea, and more with this list of the top culinary experiences to have in Durban.