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South African oxtail potjie

South African oxtail potjie

All hail the South African Oxtail Potjie! What could be better than sitting under the huge African sky,  the potjie pot bubbling on the open fire, surrounded by family and friends? Can you smell the smokey fire intertwined with the tantalising flavours of the...
Hot cross bun inspired Easter cookies

Hot cross bun inspired Easter cookies

It’s that time of year again and before everyone starts bombarding each other with their favourite hot cross bun recipes, we’d like to make a suggestion. Let’s do things a little differently this year. Instead of jumping on the hot cross bun bandwagon, let’s make some...
SA pudding: How to make Boeber

SA pudding: How to make Boeber

Boeber is a South African pudding originally introduced to the country by the Cape Malays. The Cape Malay’s ancestors used to make a very similar dish before coming to SA. Another Afrikaans dessert that is very similar to Boeber is Melkkos. It’s important to note that...
Jan Braai braaibroodjie recipes

Jan Braai braaibroodjie recipes

If you love National Braai Day on the 24th of September each year, you have Jan Braai (real name; Jan Scannell) to thank for it. Jan Braai is a much-loved personality in South Africa; he also did great work uniting the nation. He started the National Braai Day...
How to make South African rusks

How to make South African rusks

Rusk, rusks, glorious rusks! The more you dunk, the more you want! It sounds like a proudly sung anthem, doesn’t it? Well, as far as unique treats go, rusks should be our South African token treat! While people might look at you a little funny if you ask for rusks in...