May 1 15 10:28 PM

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A stunning picture of Biltong! one of South Africa's favorite snack!

South African cooking is such a mixture of cultures. The Dutch, German, French, I talian Greek and British  and Indians have all helped create this cuisine this includes the Cape Malay People which have many characteristics of Indonesia and also Portuguese Mozambique

Here are a few really lovely recipes you might like to have a look at




seasoned lamb on a skewer, are commonly eaten at meals. Sosaties are most frequently served at a barbecue, or braai also  the famous boerewors sausage


This recipe sounds great to serve at barbecues - I ingtend to try this sometime in the coming week!

Komkomer Sambal (Cucumber Relish)
3 medium-sized fresh cucumbers, peeled and seeded
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1 teaspoon jalapeno pepper, finely minced
Grate the cucumbers on the large holes of a hand grater into a salad bowl.
Sprinkle them with the salt and let them stand for 2 hours.
Drain them in a colander, pressing out the liquid.
Add the vinegar, garlic, and jalapeno pepper and mix well.
Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour.
Serves 6.

I have heaps more recipes I want to add so will be back later this recipe by Zuri is one of my favorite chicken Curries http://www.food.com/recipe/cape-malay-chicken-curry-by-zurie-319570, do please add any of your favorites and tips too


Last Edited By: Joyfulcook May 2 15 12:20 AM. Edited 4 times