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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

Colour Pop

A wise man once said “Colour is like food for the spirit – plus it’s not addictive or fattening.” Ok, I can’t attest to how wise he is, but he sure was when saying this. 248 more words


Lamb Curry

Cape Malay Cooking with Fatima Sydow


1 kg lamb pieces
3 onions, peeled and finely chopped
3 tbsp oil
3-4 cardamom pods
3-4 cinnamon sticks… 126 more words



Traditional Cape Malay Recipe

Cape Malay Cooking with Fatima Sydow

10-15 Lamb pieces
5 tablespoons of oil
3 onions, peeled and finely chopped
Salt to taste… 191 more words