South African Ramadan Savouries

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First things first: koeksisters are pronounced like, ” cook sister”. a super popular South African sticky doughnut .It derives it’s name from the Dutch word “koekje”, which can be interpreted as “cookie”. There are two versions of this popular doughnuts: this  is the Afrikaner version –sticky ,braided ,crunchy and crunchy –drenched in syrup, laced with cinnamon, lemon and ginger. The end result… a taste bud explosion.

Traditional Koeksisters - Immaculate Bites

Traditional Koeksisters – A traditional South African sticky donut treat that’s deliciously sweet, sticky, crunchy and drenched in syrup, laced with cinnamon, lemon and ginger. Absolutely perfect for snack or tea time and even breakfast. We all a vice right? And fried foods are mine- especially when they are a sweet treat…. Not a weekend ... View More

South African Vetkoek aka Fat Cake, crispy outside and warm and fluffy inside filled with  minced curry

Vetkoek - Immaculate Bites

Vetkoeks South African aka Fat Cake, crispy outside and warm and fluffy inside filled with minced curry with step-by step pictorial

This recipe is from Auntie Faldela, a local resident of the Bo-Kaap since she was a little girl. She runs Cape Malay Cooking classes in the Bo-Kaap and is loved by everyone. #CapeTown #Malayrecipe

Auntie Faldela's Samoosas - Global Storybook

the local cuisine of the Cape Malay Culture with you all, called the Samoosa. This is a triangle shaped deep fried or baked snack, (very similar to...)

Not a Week goes by, in my household ,without making these tender pancakes – they are my son’s favorite breakfast. Who am I kidding, they are mine too!!!- for several reasons; Childhood memories, comfort rich taste and of course, a great make ahead breakfast – Now, tell me you like that! I started making these …

Pancakes (African Style) - Immaculate Bites

African Pancakes — a comforting, rich, tender and tasty pancakes that are a cross between crepe and American pancakes. A great make ahead breakfast topped with either butter, syrup or cinnamon sugar! Not a Week goes by, in my household ,without making these tender pancakes – they are my son’s favorite breakfast. Who am I kidding, ... View More

Vreetsaam: Cape Malay Bollas

Cape Malay Bollas

No koesisters this morning so we made ‪#‎ capemalay‬ bollas. Here's the recipe... Bollas Makes approximately 40 bollas Ingredient...

Sticky, syrupy sweet treat - A South-African delicacy not to be missed

Cape Malay Koeksisters

Cape Malay Koeksisters (also pronounced Koesisters) are sticky, syrupy sweet treats. A South-African delicacy not to be missed