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South African beer

South African beer

The British drink theirs warm, Americans drink theirs ice-cold, and South Africans prefer theirs chilled, thank you very much! What are we talking about? Beer! It’s a well-known fact that saffas love their beer! Picture the scene: The crowd roars on TV, and Oupa...
Cape herb and spice

Cape herb and spice

Everyone knows that for a dish to be truly exceptional, you need the right blend of herbs and spices to enhance the aromatic flavours of your food. For example, curry without the right masala blend would just be stew and, even then, a rather bland stew if the right...
South African lamb shoulder roast

South African lamb shoulder roast

Traditionally, South African Sunday lunch with family means a succulent lamb shoulder roast. Of course, this means you need all the trimmings, too. We’re talking about sumptuous roast potatoes and onions, fresh green beans or peas, and gem squash halves. What could be...
Potbrood recipe

Potbrood recipe

Potbrood or ‘Pot bread’ is a bread synonymous with South African food. You can’t get more South African than potbrood unless you consider the braai. However, they both go so well together it is a veritable South African super-feast when you combine...