ALL RECIPES

Magwinya

Magwinya

Magwinya refers to deep-fried golden dough balls made of flour, yeast, and water with a few additions. The dough is very simple and basic like that of bread, easy and cheap to make. The dough can be fried plain or you can add stuffings like 

Chakalaka

Chakalaka

If you have ever been to South Africa and toured or lived in the townships you probably have heard of chakalaka. A firm favorite that you can find on a Sunday braai and again in the morning with breakfast magwinya and later on a sandwich 

Grilled chicken mayo

Grilled chicken mayo

Like everyone else, I like quick lunches and that’s where this easy grilled chicken mayo sandwich come in. Super easy and delicious keeps well in the fridge, for up to 5 days in an airtight container. Double or triple the recipe and have it ready 

Savoury rice

Savoury rice

I have to admit that rice is one of my favorite food alongside pap, there is no limit to what you can to do with it and what you can flavor the rice with. This savoury rice is one of my favorite spiced rice recipes 

Boerewors pasta

Boerewors pasta

This pasta smothered in a rich boerewors sauce is one of my family’s favourite pasta dishes. This(boerewors) is like the definition of a South African braai, it’s not a braai if there are no coils of it on the coals and I’m happy to say 

Chunky tomato relish

Chunky tomato relish

This chunky tomato relish is one of my favorite things to have in the fridge alongside my coleslaw, it’s so versatile. Not only is it a great braai side (goes so well with braai pap or rolls) but it’s great with a lot of leftovers 

Coleslaw

Coleslaw

The classic, which I love to have as a side to all my rice dishes has its designated spot in my fridge. It’s so much tasty when chilled, so I make a big batch and I like it before day 4 (which it never reaches 

Creamy pasta salad

Creamy pasta salad

Easy to make and with readily available ingredients this is a perfect braai side, lunch meal and can be enjoyed both warm or cold. I’m not sure how I stumbled on this recipe but I’m super glad I did and have been making it all 

Masala wedges

Masala wedges

These masala wedges are a result of my love of biryani and super easy to make. Just throw in a few ingredients and you have an amazingly crunchy and ‘healthier’ lunch. I know the baking time might be a little bit off-putting but they are