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Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake

Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake

Fish cakes are very much a Cape food and most white fish is suitable for fish cakes although I remember my…

Peter Brown
May 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
9818 views
Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup)

Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup)

We call this STEWP as it should be nice and thick so your spoon can stand up in it . Wonderful on a cold night. It is a traditional South African…

Peter Brown
Jul 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
18111 views
SWAHILI KUKU

SWAHILI KUKU

Kenyans love chicken. After living in Kenya for a while I have fallen in love for this particular dish because of the very basic ingredients being…

Anita Mary Amalor
Sep 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
71123 views
Senegalese Fish Yassa

Senegalese Fish Yassa

I've been a huge fan of Moroccan food for a while, and have begun to expand my horizons into the foods of other African countries. This is the…

John Spottiswood
May 2013
Advanced
4 votes
7470 views
Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

These prawns are absolutely fantastic. Every time I make them I marvel at the density and depth of the flavors. I typically leave the Cayenne…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
18 votes
38966 views
Sadza

Sadza

The cornmeal-based dietary staple of Zimbabwe is also the national dish, called sadza. Sadza to the Zimbabweans is like rice to the Chinese, or…

Grant Loney
Aug 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
10210 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
20775 views
Harira Soup

Harira Soup

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2009
Advanced
6 votes
24254 views
Barbecued Lamb Moroccan Style

Barbecued Lamb Moroccan Style

This is a traditional northern african recipe called Mechouie. It's normally done with a whole lamb, but I BBQ a boneless leg of lamb butterflied

John Spottiswood
Jun 2008
Advanced
5 votes
16575 views
Cold Cut Plate

Cold Cut Plate

Cold Cut Plate

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
7874 views
Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
4 votes
23664 views
PERI/PERI OIL

PERI/PERI OIL

In South Africa we tend to use a lot of Peri/Peri oil, I believe it originates from the old African Portuguese Colonies of Mozambique and Angola.…

Peter Brown
Oct 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
9620 views
African Spinach ( Muriwo )

African Spinach ( Muriwo )

Virtually every township house in Zimbabwe has a small vegetable patch in the yard on which one of a variety of muriwo is grown. Virtually every…

Grant Loney
Aug 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
7019 views
OMALI

OMALI

OMALI

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
2 votes
22439 views
Fresh Fruit Plate

Fresh Fruit Plate

Fresh Fruit Plate

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
10751 views