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Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

When you hear the words “Chenin Blanc”, what comes to mind? Most people think of a crisp white wine, served chilled in an elegant wine glass on a summery day in South Africa. In South Africa, Chenin Blanc is just as popular as in the Loire Valley in France, where it...
Best Buttermilk Recipe

Best Buttermilk Recipe

Oh no! Your bags are packed, you’re in your seat and you’re about to jet off to a foreign country to start whole new life, and you just realize that Ouma Rusks are a South African thing. It’s true! Other countries don’t really know what “rusks” are…except in the UK...
Soetpatats

Soetpatats

Everyone has a favourite ‘patat resep’ in South Africa! Soetpatats (or sweet potatoes as they are called in English) are a staple in the Saffa household and for two very good reasons: they are highly nutritious and they are absolutely delicious too! With so many ways...
Magwinya recipe: Sweeter than usual vetkoek recipe

Magwinya recipe: Sweeter than usual vetkoek recipe

You don’t get a treat more South African than vetkoek, but let’s talk about a more African version of the vetkoek that belongs to the Zulu culture; aMagwinya. What is “Magwinya”? For a South African foodie, that’s an easy one to answer! Magwinya is sweet bread dough...