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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...
Repurposing leftover gammon

Repurposing leftover gammon

According to an article in the Mail & Guardian recently, South Africans are guilty of wasting nearly 10.3 million tons of food per year! And that’s not food that’s perished and become inedible; this is edible food we are talking about! According to the...
Klippies and Coke gammon

Klippies and Coke gammon

Wow! Three words all South Africans love in one sentence, Klippies, Coke, and gammon. Who would have thought that such a combination would be so lekker? But is cooking gammon in Coke a South African recipe? You had better believe it! Klippies and Coke The British have...
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...
KWV Brandy Pudding

KWV Brandy Pudding

If you are a KWV brandy fan, you have probably never dreamt of wasting even a drop of it, but what if you were told that you could savour the very same flavour in a delectable dessert? Would you take a chance and offer up just a few shots to try it out? If you are...