As Heritage Day approaches on 24 September, it's the perfect time to celebrate the unique flavours that make South African food so special!
South Africa is a country known for its diverse culture, rich history and, of course, its delectable cuisine!
In the spirit of celebrating our heritage this Heritage Day, we’ve conducted a series of Taste Tests to determine the best South African food products. From chutneys to Peppermint Crisp pudding, here’s a round-up of all our proudly South African Taste Tests.
A South African classic, Peppermint Crisp pudding is always a welcomed sweet indulgence. Discover whether homemade beats two store-bought varieties in this ultimate showdown.
Fruit chutney is a staple in South African households, and so we embarked on a flavourful journey to find the best store-bought fruit chutney. Our Taste Test explored a variety of brands and flavours, revealing the top contenders to elevate even the simplest of meals.
3. Garlic bread
Discover our top pick for the perfect braai accompaniment, because no South African braai is complete without buttery garlic bread!
Tennis biscuits are a South African institution and so we decided to compare Bakers Original Tennis Biscuits to other coconut tea biscuits, to see if the Bakers Blue Label are really the best Tennis biscuits to enjoy with your cup of rooibos tea.
5. Milk tart
We sampled six store-bought versions of this classic treat to determine which one captures the essence of this beloved dessert. Find out which store-bought milk tart will leave you craving more.
Chakalaka, a spicy South African vegetable relish, adds a burst of flavour to just about any meal. But if you’re not into making your own from scratch, here’s which brand of tinned chakalaka you should buy.
Nothing beats a rusk! They are perfect for dunking into a hot cup of tea or coffee any time of the day. Which is why we tested various store-bought buttermilk rusks to discover which one offers the ideal combination of crunchiness and flavour.
8. Pickled fish
We sampled pickled fish from five different supermarkets, unveiling the unique flavours and characteristics of each.
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