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Author - kim

Potjiekos Bunny Chow

Serves: 4 - 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp vegetable oil 2 large onions, roughly chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 cinnamon sticks 1 tbsp curry powder 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tbsp fresh curry leaves 2 bay leaves 1 tsp ground coriander 2 carrots, peeled & sliced 800g cubed lamb 1 can (400g) chopped tomatoes 11⁄2 cups vegetable stock 3 potatoes, peeled & quartered 200g green beans, sliced Salt & milled black pepper 1 white bread loaf, unsliced Italian parsley to garnish METHOD Heat a potjie over medium coals. Add the oil and fry the onions, garlic [...]


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Boerewors, Pap & Sous

Having dinner with friends or family from abroad, or foreign guests? Treat them to a wholesome and filling South African meal... Boerewors is a specially spiced sausage made with lamb or beef, and occasionally containing a little pork for fat and flavour.   Serves: 6 - 8 Preparation time: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 750g boerewors 1kg ready-cooked pap For the sous (sauce): 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 150ml dry white wine 1 carrot, grated 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes 50ml fruit chutney METHOD Start with the sous: sauté the onion in a non-stick frying [...]


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Skuinskoek

Hannes's aunt, Soes Nel from Nuwerus in Namaqualand, gave him this recipe. Skuinskoek was usually made from the leftover mosbolletjie dough, which was fried. Now it is a treat that is popular in the Northern Cape, Namaqualand and the Karoo. Makes: about 40 Preparation time: 1 hour, plus rising time Cooking time: about 5 minutes per batch INGREDIENTS 125g (135ml) butter 425g (500ml) sugar 500ml boiling water 500ml hot milk 1 packet instant yeast 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 270g (500ml) cake flour 20ml aniseed 1,4-1,5kg cake flour sunflower oil, for deep frying METHOD Put the [...]


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Bobotie

INGREDIENTS 2 slices bread 250ml milk 1 large onion, chopped 650g mince meat 2 cloves garlic, chopped 20g mild curry powder 10ml turmeric powder 20g tomato paste 150g dried apricots, chopped 80ml chutney 10ml worcester sauce 200g chopped tomato 3 jumbo eggs 4/6 lemon leaves METHOD Soak the bread in the milk. Sauté the onion in a little oil until glossy. Turn up the heat and add the mince to brown. Add the garlic, curry powder, turmeric and tomato paste, and cook until fragrant. Drain the bread, reserving the milk, and add it to the mince [...]


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Cheese & Onion Roosterkoek

INGREDIENTS 2 slices bread 250ml milk 1 large onion, chopped 650g mince meat 2 cloves garlic, chopped 20g mild curry powder 10ml turmeric powder 20g tomato paste 150g dried apricots, chopped 80ml chutney 10ml worcester sauce 200g chopped tomato 3 jumbo eggs 4/6 lemon leaves METHOD Place dough into a clean bowl. Add rosemary, garlic and olive oil; knead until well combined. Divide dough in half; set aside for 5 minutes.  Roll each ball of dough out into a rough 21cm square. Sprinkle cheese, onion and parsley over one half of dough; season. Top with [...]


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