South African Cuisine


Zulu, Xhosa, Maas

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Amasi is the common word for fermented milk that tastes like cottage cheese or plain yogurt. It is very popular in South Africa. Amasi is traditionally prepared by storing unpasteurised cow's milk in a calabash container (igula in …

07:09PM January 23, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Biltong is a variety of dried, cured meat that originated in South Africa. Various types of meat are used to produce it, ranging from beef and game meats to fillets of ostrich from commercial farms. It is typically …

07:16PM January 23, 2016 - by: itisclaudio


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Bobotie is a well-known South African dish consisting of spiced minced meat baked with an egg-based topping. Bobotie (also spelt bobotjie) is a traditional South African dish and one of the best examples of colonization-driven fusion cuisine since …

04:49PM November 26, 2016 - by: itravelanddance

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Type of sausage popular in South African cuisine. The name is derived from the Afrikaans words boer ("farmer") and wors ("sausage"). Boerewors must contain at least 90 percent meat - always containing beef, as well as lamb or …

12:08PM February 10, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Barbeque, Barbecue

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The word braaivleis is Afrikaans for grilled meat. The word braai (plural braais) is Afrikaans for barbecue or grill and is a social custom in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Malawi. The term originated …

09:07PM January 23, 2016 - by: itisclaudio


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Bunny chow, often referred to as a bunny, is a South African fast food dish consisting of a hollowed out loaf of bread filled with curry. It originated in the Durban Indian community. A small version of the …

01:17PM January 24, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Cape Malay curries are usually not biting and strong, but rather an aromatic mixture of spices. Naturally this depends on the individual cooks, and the curry can be made much stronger by adding more chillis (hot peppers).

11:49AM February 13, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Cape Malay chicken curry with yellow rice is very famous dish from South Africa. They like to prepare this dish ans serve with basmati rice.

02:38AM July 18, 2018 - by: anika854

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Beer of the "Pale Lager" style from South Africa with a alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00% Castle Lager is produced by SABMiller. It is the flagship product of the Castle Brewery and has been variously described as South …

09:45PM September 04, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

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spicy South African vegetable relish

03:27PM April 02, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Droëwors is a South African dried jerky sausage based on the popular boerewors sausage. It's made from beef or mutton with sheep tail fat, coriander, vinegar, and various spices. It's sometimes enriched with garlic or chilli peppers. These …

04:38AM October 16, 2020 - by: itisclaudio

Syrup Doughnut

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Traditional Afrikaans version of doughnut in South Africa.Plaited dough deep fried in oil and then while hot immersed in cold lemon sugar syrup. Very sticky very sweet .

09:01AM November 22, 2016 - by: Barbs96

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A Dutch import, malva pudding is a sweet and sticky baked sponge pudding made with apricot jam and served smothered in a hot cream sauce. This is South Africa's answer to the British sticky toffee pudding, served in …

07:41PM February 15, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Ostrich Omelet

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South Africa omelet made with ostrich egg. It is a hangover cure for South Africans.

04:15PM May 09, 2020 - by: itisclaudio


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What could be described as a staple among uniquely South African foods, pap is a polenta-like meal made out of mielie-meal – a little bit like corn flour. Wholesome and filling, pap is the definitive accompaniment to a …

08:09PM February 10, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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The South African restaurant chain Nando's has made Mozambican-Portuguese piri-piri chicken loved around the world.

02:08PM December 17, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

Pot Bread

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Potbrood ("pot bread") is bread first made by the Boer settlers of what is now South Africa. Potbrood was traditionally baked in a cast-iron pot (also known as a Dutch oven) in a pit made in the ground …

05:36AM May 15, 2020 - by: anika854

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Hard, dry biscuit or a twice-baked bread. Rusks is the anglicized term for (Afrikaans: beskuit) and is a traditional Afrikaner breakfast meal or snack. They have been dried in South Africa since the late 1690s as a way …

11:37AM April 02, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Sheep'S Head

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03:45PM April 02, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Made of stamp mielies (samp) with sugar beans, butter, onions, potatoes, chillies and lemons, made to simmer.

03:21PM April 02, 2016 - by: itisclaudio