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Chakalaka braaibroodjies

Chakalaka braaibroodjies

No matter where you reside on the globe, as a South African, your roots automatically search for traditional South African food that reminds you of home. It’s a cultural thing, especially if that food incorporates our favourite method of cooking, the braai! As...
Mielietert recipe

Mielietert recipe

If you’re for sweetcorn as much as we are, then you’re bound to have chowed down on a big tray of mielietert in the past! Mietert is a firm favourite in the South African home. It adorns the “sides” table at the weekend braai, features on the Christmas festive spread...
How to make rusks

How to make rusks

The Danes call them ‘Tvebak’, the French call them ‘biscotte’, but we’re sure you’ll agree that there’s nothing quite like a South African rusk! Other brands exist, but Ouma is to rusks what Colgate is to toothpaste:...
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...