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Shepherd's Pie (Oond Frikkadel)

Shepherd’s Pie  also known as Oond Frikkadel or Cottage Pie is a classic dish which pretty much everyone I’ve ever met has their own way of making. 326 more words

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This lamb dish is one of the oldest recorded recipes in South African cuisine.  It has a sweet – sour taste and its spices are very evocative of Indonesian cuisine. 356 more words

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Lentil Bobotie

This is surprisingly an amazing dish, and super healthy too. As you may know, I am always on the look out for new and inventive ways to use beans and pulses, given that they are cheap and filled with goodness. 437 more words


Take the Biscuit

This week I attended the Johannesburg launch of Gabeba Baderoon’s Regarding Muslims: From Slavery to Post-Apartheid. In it, she traces the long history of the representation of Muslims in South Africa, arguing that this is crucial to understanding how ideas around race and sexuality, for instance, have changed over time in this country. 930 more words


South Africa: Cape Malay Tomato Bredie

South African cuisine is richly influenced by its diversity of culture. European cooking (Dutch, English, French and German) was incorporated through the early settlers of the country who brought their own cuisine with them and adapted the recipes to the ingredients available in South Africa. 430 more words


It's Not South African Food, But It's Delicious

As I mentioned at some point during this month, if you asked me to describe South African food, I would have quite a bit of trouble. 306 more words