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South African custard squares

South African custard squares

Nothing tastes of home quite like lekker South African custard tart unless we consider the braai, of course! But that’s a little off the topic, and the chops and boerie probably wouldn’t taste as good covered in a glorious layer of Ultra Mel, or would they? Not sure...
Amarula peppermint crisp tart

Amarula peppermint crisp tart

The small plum-sized Amarula fruit is well known for its boozy properties; just ask your nearest elephant! Humans and elephants (the ones that live in the wilds of Africa) both agree that this tasty deciduous fruit is the culprit of many a sore head the next day. For...
Bobotie pancake stack

Bobotie pancake stack

Few dishes are synonymous with traditional South African food than the regte egte bobotie. Okay, so maybe boerewors, biltong, pap and melktert provide strong competition, but a bobotie is still the ultimate in South African food! Besides, what says ‘welcome home’...
Hot cross bun muffin

Hot cross bun muffin

Let’s talk South African Easter Recipes! With Easter just around the corner, hot cross buns are undoubtedly on the top of your shopping list, second only to the pile of Easter eggs that is! The usual manic rush before the long Easter weekend ensues with all Saffas...
Jan Braai’s seafood potjie

Jan Braai’s seafood potjie

Anyone will tell you that there is nothing better than the rich aroma of a seafood potjie. What’s more is that it’s good for the soul and the empty tummy too! Potjiekos directly translates to “pot food” and is pronounced ‘poi-key-cos.’ Potjiekos was...