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South African chef masterclass

South African chef masterclass

Let’s talk about somewhat of an institution in South Africa: Checkers! Of course, checkers has come a long way over the years. It’s no longer only the go-to for affordable groceries; it’s now the go-to for fine cheese and wine, too – and absolutely everything in...
Herderspastei

Herderspastei

Any South African will tell you that we turn to the kitchen and healing properties of good home-cooked food in moments of crisis. Hence the theory that a sumptuous shepherd’s pie can alleviate feelings of ‘home sickness’ when far from the shores of...
Kook & Geniet

Kook & Geniet

Who and what is Kook en Geniet? The English translation is Cook and Enjoy. Originally an Afrikaans cookbook filled with South African dishes, it was published by S.J.A (Ina de Villiers) in 1951. South African publishers at the time did not think it was worth their...
Weskus snoek & patat

Weskus snoek & patat

The icy waves of the Atlantic ocean crashing down onto the blitz-wit sand. The mournful sound of Seagulls calling in the crystal blue sky as they wheel and spin above the water as the salty breeze gently whispers against your skin. Welcome to the West Coast Peninsula...
Melkkos potjie recipe

Melkkos potjie recipe

If you want to whip up a traditional boerekos treat, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it’s the classic Melkkos (Milk Food) dish which has been a staple treat in South African homes for decades. Melkkos is served as a warm light meal or a dessert....