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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
7120 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
14828 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
38002 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
23595 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
69424 views
Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar

Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar

Everyone loves fried rice, and its very popular in Madagascar.

Rachael Johnson
Feb 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
12045 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
20160 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
8458 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
6932 views
Capt Pete`s PICKLED ONIONS

Capt Pete`s PICKLED ONIONS

In pursuit of the perfect pickle I love all forms of pickles and preserves. Its a hobby of mine so I like to think my piclke products are good. I…

Peter Brown
Sep 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
5875 views
Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

This is truly a hand-crafted meal - it takes time. I know that only the most devoted will make this. But it…

Amos Miller
Jun 2011
Professional
5 votes
14004 views
FASOLIA (WHITE BEANS)

FASOLIA (WHITE BEANS)

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel (Lipardo's Global Kitchen) for more recipes and future raffle draws for giveaway prizes. My Egyptian neighbor in…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
25002 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
23043 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
16109 views
Arab Cake Kodrit Kadir

Arab Cake Kodrit Kadir

Let me offer you an original recipe for a cake that is very easy to prepare and will surely appeal to all who try it.

molly11
Dec 2012
Advanced
3 votes
10317 views