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South Africa: Recipes and Cuisine

Rainbow over Cape Town, South Africa

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The cooking of South Africa, often called "rainbow cuisine," is a mixture of indigenous African dishes, the cooking of Dutch and English settlers and the well spiced foods of Malays, Indians and Indonesians who were brought to South Africa as slaves and servants in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Recipes

South African Recipes

Try these recipes from South Africa.

Bobotie

Bobotie Recipe (South African curried meat casserole)

(South African curried meat casserole)

Boerewors

Boerewors Recipe (South African homemade farmer's sausage)

(South African homemade farmer's sausage)

Bredie

Bredie Recipe (South African lamb stew)

(South African lamb stew)

Chakalaka

Chakalaka Recipe (South African spicy tomato, pepper and onion dish)

(South African spicy tomato, pepper and onion dish)

Geelrys

Geelrys (South African yellow rice with raisins)

(South African yellow rice with raisins)

Samosas

Samosas (Indian, Pakistani deep-fried potato pastries)

(Indian, Pakistani deep-fried potato pastries)

Sosaties

Sosaties Recipe (South African curry-marinated lamb and apricot kebabs)

(South African curry-marinated lamb and apricot kebabs)