Category: South African

The Ultimate Guide to South African Mieliepap

The Ultimate Guide to South African Mieliepap

There is not one South African that doesn’t know a thing or two about mieliepap. No braai (bbq) is complete without having pap in some form or another – either slowly bubbling away in a black cauldron on the stovetop or made into little… Continue Reading “The Ultimate Guide to South African Mieliepap”

Maize Rice

Maize Rice Recipe

Maize rice (or mielie rys in Afrikaans literally translates to riced corn) is made from the kernels of a specific type of white corn. It is a is a huge staple in South Africa and is eaten with stewed meat.

Traditional South African Vetkoek

Friday nights are Vetkoek nights. Delectable little rounds of bread dough deep fried until golden on the outside and fluffy and soft on the inside… Perfect for a rainy Friday evening where you just want to have comfort food and a shiny face!

Biltong-Inspired Beef Burgers

One of the most recognised South African foods is biltong. No matter where in the world you may go, there is always one person that is familiar with the meaty beef sticks that is so popular to the good people of South Africa.

Instant Pot Oxtail Stew

Instant Pot Oxtail Stew

“Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.” Jonathan Safran Foer For me, this quote has never been more true than when I think about Oxtail. When I hear the word Oxtail I can not only taste the smush of the baby… Continue Reading “Instant Pot Oxtail Stew”