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Tuesday, 24th January 2017

South African Main Dishes

BobotieThe origins of Bobotie can be traced back to the eastern influence on South African culture. The Cape Malay society are famous for cooking this dish and it is usually served with yellow rice.
BoereworsBoerewors or Farmers Sausage is a traditional BBQ sausage. There are many secret recipes on how to make boerewors but here we provide you with the traditional recipe.
Chicken Curry PotjieChicken Curry Potjie (pot) is a great way to be able to entertain and still enjoy a great meal by simply adding all the ingredients into a huge pot over the fire place and leaving to simmer.
FrikkadelsFrikkadels are like South African meat balls. This recipe is based on a tomato frikkadel.
Mild lamb curry potjieLamb curry potjie is a real favourite of mine, particulary easy to do in the winter time and when you want to entertain large crowds without having to spend hours in the kitchen. The recipe serves six. Thank you from the RainbowNation team for posting this recipe on the forum for all to share.
Oxtail PotjieA Potjie Kos is a meal cooked in an iron pot over the fire. The way to cook a potjie is usually very slow. Many types of meat can be used for a potjie but here we have chosen one of the favorites - oxtail.
Skaap WorsDo you happen to have a couple of sheep handy and want to make the most of all the meat? Try making good ol' traditional skaap wors. A great and easy recipe kindly posted on our forum.
SosatiesSosaties on the BBQ have never tasted better especially when there is Boerewors on offer too. These kebabs can contain many types of meat (or vegetables) but lamb sosaties seem to always taste the best.
Tomato BredieRemember to cook a bredie slowly. The flavour will improve if made a day in advance. A great recipe from Ina Paarman's cookbook.
VetkoekThe English have Yorkshire Pudding and the South Africans have Vetkoek! Fill it with mincemeat, cheese or any thing else that comes to hand.