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Food Speaks Volumes

I had the pleasure of learning about the Cape Malay culture on the 14th. Many tourists recognize these people for there beautifully painted houses. However most people do not understand why they appear so brightly colored. 558 more words

Spicy yoghurt chicken

This is a Cape Malay classic recipe that is so easy and yet so flavourful. The smell of the spices cooking will have everyone waiting around the table for the meal to be ready. 177 more words


Fruit Cake

Salwaa’s Rich Fruit Cake

Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights – Salwaa Smith

From My Kitchen To Yours – keeping our heritage alive!

Today I’m sharing with you one of my late mommy’s favourite cakes. 601 more words

Cape Malay

Bo-Kaap Cooking Tour #CapeTown

Zainie Misbach grew up in the Bo-Kaap.  She went to school here and today she teaches others about the culture and food of this colourful culture hub of Cape Town. 98 more words



Our online shop is now live!

Greetings Everyone

I’m please to announce our online store is up and running! You can now purchase your copy of my Cape Malay & Other Delights Cookbook as well as Salwaa’s Pre-Mix Spices online for home delivery. 96 more words

Cape Malay

Day 15: I Bless The Rains Down In Africa

I was hoping to avoid a cheesy song that got a lot of American airplay in the 80’s. However, it’s been around, and the rain has followed us. 568 more words