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10 Gorgeous gourmet recipes from South African chefs

Cook like a pro in the comfort of your own home with 10 gourmet recipes from these South African chefs.

20 Sep 2018

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Don’t let a recipe intimidate you, you don’t have to attend culinary school to be able to whip up a fabulous dinner meal. With these 10 recipes from a few of our favourite SA chefs, you can be a gourmet goddess or god instantaneously.

Puff pastry should always be in your freezer, it’s so easy to dress up with fresh and vibrant toppings such as Siba Mtongana’s Asparagus and tomato tart.

siba mtongana

A delicate dish with bold flavours, Chef Giles’ mussels with leeks and bacon is the perfect starter for any occasion.

Mussles with leeks and bacon

Breakfasts, padkos and picnics will never be the same without Matt Manning’s scotch boar eggs .

Wild Boar Scotch Eggs

This comfort-food classic takes a gourmet turn and who better to learn from, than following Luke Dale-Roberts’ cauliflower mac and cheese with sultana salsa recipe?

luke dale roberts

 Pete Goffe-woods grilled rib-eye with masala butter is a wonderful main dish for a braai, make sure to serve with all your favourite sides and salads.


Looking for a new dinner-time family favourite? Jenny Morris’ butter chicken is the ultimate crowd pleaser. 

jenny morris

A dessert for sharing,try Jenny ward’s warm choc-chip cookie with peanut butter ice cream.

warm choc-chip cookie

Of all the desserts in the world, if you’re a South African, it’s only mandatory that you know how to to make this native tart, follow Zola Nene’s milk tart recipe.

zola nene's milk tart

The sweetest way to end off a meaty braai, is with Jan braai's malva pudding in a potjie.

jan braai

Don’t be afraid to tackle this Michelin starred chef’s elegant recipe, Jan Hendrik’s mosbolletjies with roasted banana butter is a dessert bound to leave your guests in awe.



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Boerewors on the braai or on a roll is a favourite meal for many South Africans, but did you know that the word "boerewors" has a very special meaning? by: Katy Rose | 19 Sep 2018 ALSO READ: Ultimate Braai Master champion shares 4 things you should be focusing on at your next braai Ah boerewors, how we love you.

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