Afrikaans for chocolate cake recipes

Lamingtons recipe

Lamingtons recipe

I have eaten them a few times and found that the only thing I found enchanting about them was that they are called “krimpvarkies” in Afrikaans
Brookie Cookies

Brookie Cookies

In South Africa, broekie is the Afrikaans word for underpants and broodtjie is a small bread. Beat by hand for a minute until fully incorporated and smooth then add vanilla
Peanut butter and nutella frosting

Peanut butter and nutella frosting

Koek (pronounced cook) is the Afrikaans word forcake. I used the recipe forchocolatecake from Yuppiechef’s Art of Baking Course (which is available for free at their online cooking school)
A Chef’s Journey: Life as a chef. Part 3

A Chef’s Journey: Life as a chef. Part 3

When I was working at The Westcliff Hotel in Johannesburg an hour never went by without me hearing an array of various swearwords, mostly in isiZulu and English but now and then an Afrikaans swearword would sneak in too
Cranberry and Almond Biscotti

Cranberry and Almond Biscotti

Afrikaans has a great little turn of phrase along the lines of “Ek grill my dood”. Our host asked that we swirl an almond biscotti into our dessert wine for as long as it took him to not so subtly flirt with, and make his way over to, a pretty young girl across the room

Se7en’s Fabulous Fun Post #297

Yes it is a little early, but not too early for a fabulous Christmas Dinner from Yuppie Chef, everything you need to know in English, Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu
Rolo Biscuits.

Rolo Biscuits.

We have an Afrikaans foodie magazine, Kos, that I love to get my hands on. castor sugar to roll the little dough balls in before baking