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Featured SA Town / Fish Hoek

Featured SA Town / Fish Hoek This is an unique feature that we wish to entertain; we will be needing our viewers input here to enable us to present the information that YOU want to see. The idea is to present typical, SMALL South African towns; possibly where you grew up and where you can share stories and interesting anecdotes as well as your pictures. To get the ball rolling, our personal favorite...

South African Slang

South African Slang We have regrouped an interesting and fun collection of typical South African slang words and phrases. Included are some common terms that are not slang, but are typically South African (and may even be 'proper'). Please note that if any of these terms are offensive to some people, we apologize in advance! Most of them are so colorful that we could not leave them out! If...

South African Food: Dessert Dishes

toc_collapse=0; Table of contents  Koeksusters Melktert Beskuit Koeksusters A firm favorite with most South Africans! Ingredients: 480g (4 x 250ml) cake flour 2ml salt 20ml baking powder 70g (75ml) butter / margarine 15ml sugar 2 beaten eggs 250ml cold water Syrup: 800g (4 x 250ml) sugar 625ml water 1 large cinnamon stick or crushed ginger root or lemon...

Other South African Dishes

toc_collapse=0; Table of contents  Biltong quiche Stuffed vine leaves Biltong quiche Variation on the regular quiche Ingredients: Cream cheese crust or similar Filling: 4 eggs 2 egg yolks 125 ml grated biltong 2 ml salt 1 ml freshly-ground black pepper pinch grated nutmeg 15 ml lemon juice 5 ml grated lemon rind 75 ml sour cream 50 ml milk Method: Roll...

South African Food: Seafood Dishes

toc_collapse=0; Table of contents  Ingelegde vis (pickled fish) Gesmoorde snoek (white fish!) Ingelegde vis (pickled fish) Ingredients: 3 kgs firm white fish milk and cake flour, enough to coat fish cooking oil to fry fish Pickle: 30 ml cooking oil 6 large onions, sliced 30 - 45 ml medium curry powder 5 ml turmeric 1 ml powdered cloves 1 ml grated nutmeg 10...

South African Food: Poultry Dishes

toc_collapse=0; Table of contents  Traditional chicken curry Old-fashioned chicken pie Traditional chicken curry Introduction: Remember that traditional curry is not a spice on it's own. This recipe calls for the range of spices & herbs that gives the dish the delicious curry flavor we love. Ground spices can be substituted for the whole spices. You can...

South African Food: Meat Dishes

South African Food: Meat Dishes Malayan curry, using mutton or lamb Ingredients: 1,5 kg boneless shoulder of mutton Small piece of sheep tail fat 4 onions, chopped 2 bananas, cut into rings 15 ml mild curry powder 2 carrots, sliced 10 ml salt + freshly ground black pepper 1 stick cinnamon 3 whole cloves 2 bay leaves 250 g dried apricots 125 ml wine vinegar 500 ml meat stock Method: Cut meat into 25 mm...

Typical Braai-fare

toc_collapse=0; Table of contents  Potjiekos - All-in-one pot Potjiekos - Chicken Peri-peri chicken Tandoori chicken Boerewors Rump steak sosaties Vegetable sosaties Beer bread Potjiekos - All-in-one pot A firm favorite at most braai's (if you have the time!). Ingredients: 750 g boneless chuck of beef 1 pig's trotter 30 ml (2 TS) cooking oil 2 sliced...

South African Food: Traditional Dishes

toc_collapse=0; Table of contents  Bobotie Geel rys (yellow rice) Krummelpap Stywepap Tomato sauce for pap Tomato bredie Bobotie Introduction: MUCH more than just meat-loaf!! A Cape Malay dish seasoned with curry and spices, topped with a golden, savory custard. A personal favorite; this recipe is more fruity yet spicy than other bobotie dishes I have...

South African Cuisine

South African Cuisine A brief history South African food is most often of the highest quality. Meat, fruit, freshwater & sea fish and shellfish such as crayfish (rock lobster) and perlemoen (abelone) are considered to the the country's culinary delights, and are offered in the country's best restaurants as well as on the tables in many homes. Traditional South African cooking combines the...