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Smoked Jerky

How to make tasty Smoked Jerky in an electric or wood smoker Ingredients for basic smoked jerky recipe 2 lbs beef (sirloin, top round, flank or similar – avoid fatty or tough cuts). Venison is also a good option for smoked jerky but should be a little

Malva Pudding (Dessert)

Looking for an easy to make, delicious and authentic South African dessert for your dinner party, office pot luck, African themed party, braai time around the pool – or just for yourself and the family to enjoy? Look no further, Malva Pudding (dessert) is a great dish

Potjiekos Recipe

A brief Potjiekos history Potjiekos (“Pot Food” translated into English) is traditionally cooked over open coals in a black three legged cast iron pot three-legged pot. The cast iron pots (the potjie) were brought from the Netherlands to South Africa in the 1600’s and are now found in

Dutch Oven Bread

Amazingly Easy and Delicious Dutch Oven Bread: This wonderful, light, tasty Dutch Oven Bread is made in a traditional iron Dutch Oven similar to those used by early parties trekking into the interior of South Africa and also by early settlers in the Cape. This recipe produces

Making Dry Wors (Droë Wors)

Dry Wors or Droë Wors (in Afrikaans) is a favorite South African snack that dates back to the early voortrekkers. Although it is based on the traditional, coriander seed spiced boerewors (wors) sausage, it has it’s own recipe and should not be made from regular wors that is used

Best meat for making biltong?

  This article will help you decide on the best meat to make biltong including what cut and USDA grading. If you are going to put in the time and effort to make your own biltong then you want to give yourself the best chance of making the

Authentic Samosa Recipe

  Samosas (AKA samoosa in South Africa) – what are they and where do they come from? Simply put a samosa is a fried or baked pastry with a savory filing such as potato, peas, lentils, ground beef, lamb or chicken. They are typically shaped in a triangle

Storing Biltong

The key to storing biltong so it is tasty, fresh and safe  is to KEEP IT DRY and let it BREATHE (unless vacuum sealed). Quality biltong is highly dependent on using the correct methods to make and store it. If you like your biltong slightly “wetter” i.e. not as

Sosatie Recipe (South African Style Kabobs)

Sosaties are mild curried, flame grilled, lamb or chicken kabobs of South African Cape Malay origin. Traditionally they are made with lamb but you can use chicken or beef also. The name is from“sate” (“skewered meat”) and “saus” (Afrikaans for spicy sauce). Try this sosatie recipe at

Cape Malay Curry Recipe

Cape Malay curry is very distinctive and relies on bold fruity flavors and aromas (combining sweet and savory flavors) and are not quite as hot or spicy as  some of the Indian curries. The Cape Malay curry is a special blend of spices not found in other