South african vegetable side dish recipes

Recipes: Two tasty dishes using lamb mince

Recipes: Two tasty dishes using lamb mince

One of my favourite SouthAfricandishes is called bobotie. I’ve served it here in a warmed mini naan bread – but these tasty little kebabs would work just as well with a salad or vegetabledish or served as snacks
Cape Malay dishes at Jonkershuis in Constantia

Cape Malay dishes at Jonkershuis in Constantia

Adaptations of traditional Cape Malay dishes like bredie, bobotie, sosaties and koeksisters are now staples in many SouthAfrican homes – in fact I’ve even made my own versions

Samp & beans with meat

This traditional SouthAfricandish, Umgqusho, is so quick and easy to make when using your AMC Speedcooker
Cape Malay Pickled Fish

Cape Malay Pickled Fish

For more SouthAfrican recipes from the Muddled Pantry, please click HERE. This classic Cape Malay dish is the perfect example of the heavy influence of Malaysian and Indonesian culture on Cape cuisine as the pickling liquid is more akin to a sweet and sour curry than any other methods of pickling fish
Idaho Stew (Beef Coffee Stew)

Idaho Stew (Beef Coffee Stew)

Back then the mere notion of sushi was downright provocative and the thought of cooking a savoury dish with coffee was considered, at best, daring to most SouthAfricans (let alone my dearest flavourphobe)
Creamy Tomato Penne with Pesto

Creamy Tomato Penne with Pesto

On the plus side this means that we are headed towards our gorgeous SouthAfrican summer, and with this recipe you can spend less time at the stove and more time in the sunshine
Roasted Butternut with Miso and Garlic

Roasted Butternut with Miso and Garlic

The SouthAfrican cold press extra virgin Olive Oil is produced in the Riversdale area, has a whiff of fresh cut grass and aromas of green tomatoes, almonds artichokes and green apples
Aubergine Cheesecake

Aubergine Cheesecake

The original recipe is from Yotam Ottolenhi’s Plenty More, a beautiful book dedicated to cooking with vegetables

Xhosa Imfino (Wild Spinach) Patty Recipe

While the traditional Amaxhosa (Xhosa) people of South Africa prepare and enjoy a variety of foods, Imfino and mielie meal (corn meal) are often central ingredients in many of their favourite dishes

On why I heart Istanbul.

If a SouthAfrican milktart got together with a buttery English toffee at a pudding conference, then kazandibi would be the intercontinental love child borne from their romp in the janitor’s closet