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Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup)

Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup) by Peter Brown

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 soup from our Dutch heritage

2 votes
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Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake

Traditional Cape (South African) fish cake by Peter Brown

Fish cakes are very much a Cape food and most white fish is suitable for fish cakes although I remember my mother insisted on fresh hake which she minced/flaked herself or otherwise she would use freshly caught mackeral, .. I like to mix 50/50 a white fish with a oily or game fish

1 vote
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Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style

Spicy Shrimp Moroccan Style by John Spottiswood

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 pepper out of about half of them if I'm cooking for the whole family. I often serve these in combination with a Moroccan chicken, fish, or lamb dish, but they work fine on their own too.

18 votes
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SWAHILI KUKU

SWAHILI KUKU by Anita Mary Amalor

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 used in this dish and yet tastes very good.This is my husband's favorite dish too. This chicken is well served with chapati, rice or Ugali(maize meal) in Kenya. It is very easy to prepare…

2 votes
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Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar

Fried Rice Bowl from Madagascar by Rachael Johnson

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

2 votes
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Senegalese Fish Yassa

Senegalese Fish Yassa by John Spottiswood

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 first dish I've tried from Senegal, which has a strong French influence, and it is extraordinary. I made this when my cousin and his wife came to town..and I told them they were my guinea…

4 votes
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PERI/PERI OIL

PERI/PERI OIL by Peter Brown

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. It is simple to make and always handy to have in your food cupboard

1 vote
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Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice by Joyce Leung

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 dish. The only dishes I would avoid serving this with are sweet dishes with dates, figs, etc. I served it with my Braised Lamb with Beans. It was great!

7 votes
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Harira Soup

Harira Soup by John Spottiswood

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 throughout Morocco and the rest of North Africa. I'm particularly fond of this version. If you have not had this before, you MUST try it. It is truly delicious!

6 votes
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Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup by John Spottiswood

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 4 as a main dish, 6 as an appetizer.

4 votes
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Pepper-crusted ostrich fillet

Pepper-crusted ostrich fillet by Peter Brown

you can substitute with beef fillet–it also work well with the bite of pepper and the tangy ginger-lemon sauce. Fillet is a lovely meat to use because the cooking process is quick make liberal use of cracked black pepper but it is not entirely essential and you can substitute with coarse salt or whatever spices you prefer. A good…

1 vote
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Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco

Lamb Meatball and Fava Bean Tagine / Morocco by Amos Miller

This is truly a hand-crafted meal - it takes time. I know that only the most devoted will make this. But it is nothing short of spectacular and was my favorite Spring dish. I'd eat it weekly. This is how I recall Mina made for me when I lived in Marrakech. I'm sharing it just because it is a personal favorite and, for guests,…

5 votes
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Butternut Bredie

Butternut Bredie by Peter Brown

A Bredie in South Africa is a stew. This recipe comes from Tannie Evita (Auntie Evita) a afrikaans lady portrayed by the comedian Pieter Dirk Uys . It's a straight-forward, non-fussy recipe, so it's one you'll be able to throw together during a busy week day to ensure your family gets a nutritious yet tasty dinner.

1 vote
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Fresh Fruit Plate

Fresh Fruit Plate by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Fresh Fruit Plate

1 vote
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Jollof Rice (a Nigerian party pillaf)

Jollof Rice (a Nigerian party pillaf) by Kike Nkana

This is basically rice in red capsicum (or bell pepper) and tomato sauce. Lots of onions, thyme and curry. Cooked right, it's simply delicious!

2 votes
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