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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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Koeksisters

Koeksisters A little effort, but a delectable family recipe. Makes 36, preparation time: 2 hrs + overnight to prepare the syrup. Ingredients For the syrup 800 ml water1,5 kg sugar12,5 ml cream of tartar40 ml lemon juice For frying Sunflower oil For the dough 4 x 250ml (500g) cake flour25ml baking powder20ml margarine1/2 large beaten egg245ml water   Method For the syrup Place the water, sugar and cream of tartar in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Once the syrup starts to boil, add the lemon juice and continue to simmer [...]


Braai Bread

When lighting the fire late afternoon, rustle up this delicious loaf. By the time the coals are ready to braai, the bread is ready to be taken from the oven. Makes a medium loaf Ingredients 500g self-raising Flour 5ml Salt (1 t) 2ml Turmeric (½ t) Pinch of Cayenne Pepper 100g coarsely grated Cheddar Cheese (1 c) 1 packet Knorr White Onion soup powder 15ml dried Parsley (1 T) 5ml Garlic flakes (1 t) 500ml buttermilk (2 c) 125ml Sunflower Oil [...]


Malva Pudding

A little effort, but a delectable family recipe. Ingredients For the pudding 1 cup full cream milk 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup flour ¾ cup brown sugar ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp bicarb of soda 1 large egg 1 Tbsp. vinegar 2 Tbsp. apricot jam For the syrup 1 cup white sugar 1 cup full cream milk ½ cup boiling water ¼ cup butter at room temperature 1 tsp vanilla essence Method Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Mix the cup of milk and the [...]


Bran Muffins

A lunch box favourite.  These muffins are high in fibre and taste great either plain, with raisins, carrot or apple. Ingredients  200g soft Brown Sugar (1 c) 125ml Sunflower Oil (½ c) 2 extra-large (700g) Eggs 5ml Salt 70g Bran (2 c) 500ml Milk (2 c) 10ml Bicarbonate of Soda (2 t) 325g whole-wheat Flour (2 ½ c) Optional: 150g seedless Raisins; grated carrots or apple Method Preheat oven to 190 degrees Lightly grease 24 muffin cups Dissolve Bicarbonate of Soda [...]


Scones

A Sunday morning favourite. Best eaten fresh from the oven with dollops of Soet Tand Cape Gooseberry Jam and thickened cream. Ingredients 275g Cake Flour (2 c) 15ml Royal Baking Powder (1 T) Pinch of Salt 125g Butter or Margarine 125mk Milk (½ c) 1 extra-large Egg Method Preheat oven to 200 degrees Sift together the Cake Flour, the Baking Powder and the Salt Rub the Butter or Margarine into the Flour mixture Beat the Milk and Egg Cut it into [...]


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