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Tasty Tuesday: Naartjie Mousse in Dark Chocolate Cups Recipe

Nothing simple about today's recipe but you're sure to wow your guests if you take the time and effort to make this mousse from the Scrumptious South Africa blog for your next dinner party. Read more >

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Tasty Tuesday - Traditional South African koeksusters

Koeksusters (from the Dutch word koekje meaning little cake)are South African syrup-coated doughnuts made in a braided shape. Best eaten cold, they are very sticky and sweet. Although of Cape Malay origin, the Afrikaner version is perhaps better known. Read more >


Tasty Tuesday - coconut tart

While milk tart is a firm Saffer favourite, coconut tart (aka klappertert) is an equally delish local treat. Read more >

Tasty Tuesday - traditional South African melktert recipe

Melktert, or milktart, is a uniquely South African treat that can be served at morning coffee, afternoon tea or for dessert. Read more >

Tasty Tuesday - Karoo Kitchen recipe book reviewed

Sydda Essop’s cookery book, Karoo Kitchen, is set to find a place on the bookshelves of all Karoo lovers. Much, much more than just a recipe book, it pays homage to the Karoo, the rich cultural diversity of the region and its people. Read more >

Tasty Tuesday - Muesli Rusks

Today we've borrowed another of Ashton's recipes from theLeopard Mountain Game Lodge kitchen... Read more >

Tasty Tuesday - Buttermilk Rusks Recipe

While SAffas love to buy and enjoy the well known Ouma's Rusks (who doesn't like to 'dip 'n Ouma?') there's something a bit special about home made rusks. For those not in the know, rusks are kind of like biscotti, and a much loved South African treat. Read more >

Tasty Tuesday - traditional South African bobotie recipe

The aroma of bobotie cooking can transport many South Africans back to their mother's table and the spicy sweet taste of this unique Cape Malay dish. Perfect comfort food for winter! Read more >

Tasty Tuesday - Cape Malay Good Friday Pickled Fish

Something special and traditionally Cape Town for Good Friday. Be sure to have plenty of hot cross buns to soak up the sauce! Read more >


Tasty Tuesday - beef and beer potjiekos recipe

Like braaing , cooking in a potjie (3-legged cast iron pot) over hot coals is a popular way of cooking delicious meals out of doors in South Africa. Read more >

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