Amarula Cheese Cake

Amarula Cheesecake: Country of origin: South Africa And for our last ‘Recipes for an African Christmas’ dish, we focus on yet another South African favourite – Amarula cheesecake. It’s a simple yet rich and creamy dessert which will always have your guests begging for more. Here’s how to prepare it: For chapatti: Ingredients: 200 grams […]

Harira Soup

Country of origin: Morocco Harira is a Moroccan soup, popularly used at a starter during Ramadan but is also eaten as a light snack, on its own. Ingredients: 250 g meat (lamb, beef or chicken), chopped into cubes 3 tbs cooking oil 1 bunch cilantro, ¼ cup when finely chopped 1 bunch parsley, ¼ cup […]

Dry Poulet Yassa

Country of origin: Senegal Our recipe for today is this famous West African chicken dish – Poulet Yassa. Here’s how to prepare it: Ingredients: 2 small boneless chicken breast halves without skin, cubed 1 small onion, minced 15 ml (1 tbsp) Dijon mustard 2 limes (juice) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1 cube of concentrated chicken, […]

Chicken Biriyani

Country of origin: South Africa Our ‘Recipes for an African Christmas’ today lands us on this amazing Zanzibar dish, which is also common in the coastal region of Kenya. Here’s how to prepare it: Ingredients: For the chicken: 4 tbs cooking oil 4 small potatoes, peeled and quartered 2 large onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, […]

Bunny Chow

Country of origin: South Africa Commonly referred to as Bunny, this South African meal is a fast food dish consisting of a hollowed out loaf of bread filled with curry. Ingredients: 2 tbsp vegetable oil ½ tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp fennel seeds 2.5cm piece of cinnamon stick 2 green cardamom pods 1 star anise […]

Kontomire Crisps

We kick off our contdown to Christmas, with a particular focus on different delectable African dishes that you can easily prepare at home. Welcome to our ‘Recipes for an African Christmas’ journey. For our first recipe, Kontomire Crisps from Ghana. Kontomire Crisps (with Guacamole Dip) Country of origin: Ghana Ingredients: For Crisps: 1 large taro […]

Roast Beef Fillet

Ingredients: 900 g quality whole fillet of beef, trimmed Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 leeks, dark green parts discarded, white and light green parts halved lengthwise (cut into julienne) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup chicken broth ½ cup white wine 1/4 cup heavy cream 6 […]

Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Total Time 1 hr 30 min Servings 4 Ingredients: 0.720 kg Beef tenderloin trimmed of fat 0.050 kg Dijon mustard 0.150 kg crispy bread crumbs 0.060 kg chopped fresh parsley 0.020 kg chopped fresh rosemary leaves 0.020 kg chopped fresh thyme leaves 0.005 kg coarse (kosher or sea) salt 0.005kg freshly ground pepper 0.020 kg […]

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