Holiday Eggnog with a South African Twist

Eggnog is not for everyone. You either love it or hate it. However, eggnog die-hards argue that those who do not enjoy chugging it have yet to taste the real thing. While its lineage is contentious most egg-noggers agree

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Moroccan Zeilook Recipe

Morocco is often associated with pointy-top tagines imbued with bold flavours, subtle spices, usually served with couscous. The Arabic food language of Morocco sounds as delicious as the cuisine tastes. Without even knowing

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Cape Malay Chicken Satays with Peanut Sauce

The story of Cape Malay cuisine starts with the involuntary migration of people in the 17th century from various parts of South East Asia – including Malaysia and Indonesia. Brought to the Cape as slaves, they brought with them

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Ethiopian Iab Creamy Dip

Ethiopian iab cheese (also known as ayeb or ayib) is a white curd-style homemade cheese similar to Greek feta. It is a central ingredient in Ethiopia’s widely consumed iab dip, which has a refreshingly cooling flavour

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South African Instant Milk Tart Recipe

This traditional light and creamy South African household favourite is made from pastry or biscuit crust with a creamy milk, sugar, egg and flour filling. Said to have arrived with the Dutch Settlers in the 1600s, it makes a regular

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Malawian Sweet Potato and Sim-Sim Balls Recipe

Malawi is a geographically diverse landlocked African country with a massive glittering lake, the third largest in Africa. Lake fish are plentiful and form an important source of food as do a variety of vegetables, maize-based

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Cape Malay Seafood Curry Recipe

“Cape Malay” is the collective term for people who were shipped to the Cape as slaves from various parts of South East Asia including Malaysia. They brought with them their culture, traditions, recipes and spices. While not

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Egyptian Koshery (Kushari) Recipe

Koshery is a popular plant-based comfort food found at Egyptian street stalls, restaurants and homes. It contains layers of fluffy, saucy, spicy and crispy ingredients, which, when assembled creates a delectable bowl of deliciousness

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