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Home Made Plain Yoghurt
Posted 21-10-2009 in Dairy Recipes
Instead of buying yogurt from your local supermarket try this easy and tasty home made plain yogurt…
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Yellowtail
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Yellowtail
The Cape yellowtail is a common, but seasonal, game fish of great esteem. It is mainly an inhabitant of Atlantic waters, but each winter it follows the pilchard…
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Waterblommetjies
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Waterblommetjies
The highly-prized, spring flowering waterblommetjie is common in the shallow dams and vleis of the southern region of the Cape. In recent years the demand for…
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Vetkoek
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Vetkoek
Vetkoek (Fat Cake - refers to the method of frying in oil.) or Amagwinya (Zulu Name) is a delightful, typically South African snack - a traditional pastry both…
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Suurvy
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Suurvy
The suurvy (sour fig) or Hottentots fig (goenavy) is the edible fruit of several species of Carpobrotus, thick-leaved members of the mesembryanthemum family…
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Surings
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Surings
Most suring (Oxalis species), also spelt suuring, are indigenous to the West Coast of South Africa. Usually the first flower to announce spring. Easily grown…
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Spek
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Spek
Spek is pork fat usually cut in slabs from the belly of a baconer. It can also refer to fat from cured or smoked pork. In South Africa it is used in the making…
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Spanspek
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Spanspek
The orange-pink flesh of the spanspek (spun-speck, called cantaloupe or rock melons elsewhere) is sweetly scented and encased in a rough skin encrusted with…
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Soutribbetjie
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Soutribbetjie
Soutribbetjie - the salted and wind-dried breast of mutton or lamb which is generally parboiled and grilled over coals. Salting was an important method of…
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Sosaties
Posted 19-10-2009 in South African Cuisine
Sosaties
Sosaties are one of the best examples of the Malay influence in South African cooking. Because of the Muslim proscription against pig products, sosaties…
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