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South African

Beef & Game Biltong
  • Time: 4-7 hours
  • Complexity: very easy

Beef & Game Biltong

This is how they made biltong in Namibia for generations and it is still the #1 recipe.

Biltong à la Sid
  • Time: 3 hours 40 minutes plus dehydration time
  • Complexity: easy

Biltong à la Sid

Biltong is a rich inheritance from the pioneering forefathers and is as traditionally South African as Boerewors, Braaivleis and Sunny Skies.

Bobotie
  • Time: 50 minutes (stove) 6-7 hrs crockpot
  • Complexity: very easy

Bobotie

Pronounced 'ba-boor-tea'. A traditional South African dish. Serve with mashed pumpkin or kumera.

Boerewors Braai Pie
  • Time: 40 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Boerewors Braai Pie

Filled with boerewors, Rhodes Braai Relish and gooey cheese, this delicious and filling braai side dish is one for the meat lovers.

Chakalaka and Pap
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Chakalaka and Pap

Born in the townships of South Africa, chakalaka has been a staple for generations of black South Africans and is a required condiment at South African braais, or barbecues.

Fish Cakes
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Fish Cakes

Old style South African fish cakes.

Geelrys
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Geelrys

Geelrys, or “yellow rice” in English, is a classic side dish in South African cuisine. It is perfect for when you need something livelier than just plain old boiled rice.

Lamb Bunny Chow
  • Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Lamb Bunny Chow

A South African favourite and perfect for a camping trip. Try this delicious recipe on your next adventure (or at home).

Malvapoeding
  • Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Malvapoeding

This rich, South African pudding contains no marshmallows, but probably got its name from its spongy texture! Delicious served hot or cold with cream.

Minced Curry
  • Time: 35 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Minced Curry

An easy South African meal with earthy and aromatic flavours made with minced beef, potatoes, peas flavoured with curry powder, paprika, ground ginger and other spices.

Mutton Curry
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Mutton Curry

One of the best South African Indian food recipes that is full of flavour and tastes great with rice or roti bread. This is one of those dishes that tastes better on the second and third day.

Pampoen Koekies
  • Time: 25 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Pampoen Koekies

Pampoen Koekies is a South African dessert made with cooked pumpkin. It can be served with powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar or sugar syrup, choice is up to yours.

Pumpkin Fritters (pampoenkoekies)
  • Time: 15 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Pumpkin Fritters (pampoenkoekies)

Pumpkin fritters are delightful, especially when served warm with crunchy cinnamon sugar. You can almost serve it as dessert!

Roast Leg of Lamb with Sweet Onion Marmalade
  • Time: 5 hours
  • Complexity: very easy

Roast Leg of Lamb with Sweet Onion Marmalade

Once the prep work is done, it requires little effort, more of a watchful eye. Several hours later, you’re rewarded with meltingly tender meat and a pan-like jam that’ll impress your guests.

Roosterkoek
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Roosterkoek

Roosterkoek forms such a big part of South African culture, and more and more, are found at festivals and markets, adorned with syrup, cheese, scrambled egg and bacon.