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Deena Naidoo's Prawn Curry Recipe with Jeera Rice

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by Dexter in Articles, MasterChef SA, Recipes

Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 11:00

This Prawn Curry Recipe is one of those that saw Deena Naidoo sweep through the early rounds of MasterChef SA. Deena Naidoo very quickly built his reputation on MasterChef around his curry recipes. This was to be expected though as the man is Indian and most importantly hails from Durban.   You may want to increase some of the spice quantities slightly if you like your curry hot. We have tempered the quantities a bit. You can always add ...

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The Ultimate "Walk & Talk" Chicken Feet Recipe

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by Dexter in Articles, Recipes, Ultimate Braai Master | Latest

Friday, August 24, 2012 at 10:00

The Ultimate Braai Master "Gal Power" audition Walkie Talkie Recipe, also know simply as Chicken Feet.   Walkie Talkies are a very common snack food in South Africa. They are not unique to South Africa though and can be found in many countries around the world including China, the West Indies and Korea amongst others.   The Gal Power team made it through to the Ultimate Braai Master finals as ...

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Milk Tart Recipe with Peaches and Almonds

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by Murray in Articles, Recipes

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 10:00

Get adventurous with your Milk Tart Recipes by playing with some perfect partners, Peaches and Almonds.   Biologically peaches and almonds are from the same subgenus, Amygdalus of the family Prunus . This may give some indication as to why they go so well together. In this recipe we have included a little corn flour to add a little more fluffiness, this is a slight deviation from some of the other Milk Tart Recipes that we have on Gourmet Guys. Scroll ...

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A "lekker" Durban Lamb Curry Recipe. Perfect for Bunny Chow!

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by Baz in Articles, Recipes

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 10:00

An awesome "Durban" Lamb Curry Recipe that you can easily turn into a bunny chow. Deena Naidoo prepared this Lamb and Tomato Curry Recipe recipe in episode eleven of MasterChef SA for the wine pairing challenge. It was a bit of a disaster for Deena as while his Lamb Curry got rave reviews from all the celebrity guests around the table it simply did not pair very well with the Merlot ...

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Hake Recipe with Paprika, Chorizo and Potatoes

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by Murray in Articles, Recipes

Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 11:00

A very easy and pretty quick Hake Recipe with Paprika, Chorizo and Potatoes for the whole family.   You will notice in the video that they are using cod, which is not a popular choice of fish in South Africa so we have naturally switched over to Hake.   This dinner is a no fuss recipe that will deliver a great tasting piece of fish which will simply need a lemon wedge to finish it off. The potatoes taste really good too having been cooked with the remnants of the chorizo ...

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A Snoek Recipe with West Coast Apricot Basting and Salsa | Reuben Riffel

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by Dexter in Articles, Featured, Recipes, Reuben Riffel

Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 10:11

Reuben Riffel cooks up a South African style Snoek Recipe with West Coast Basting and Salsa Well we say Snoek but in reality in this video Reuben Riffel is using Grouper. The fact of the matter is that you can use this recipe for practically any white fish that is going in your local neighbourhood. Just because it says Snoek does not mean that it has to be. Reuben brings a strong South African influence to this fish ...

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Doyen of Cape Malay, Martha Williams with a Lamb & Tomato Bredie Recipe!

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by Dexter in Articles, Featured, Recipes

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:00

A Cape Malay Lamb and Tomato Bredie Recipe, traditional South African recipes by Martha Williams. Time to tuck in with a Lamb and Tomato Bredie Recipe and some stuff you probably did not know thanks to Liesel van der Westhuizen's continuous drive for more knowledge. For example did you know that tomatoes originated in Peru and that the word means "plump thing with a navel". There are 25 000 different species of tomato and it's the 4th most popular fruit in the world. ...

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A Traditional South African Vetkoek Recipe also known as Magwinya!

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by Dexter in Articles, Featured, Recipes

Monday, August 13, 2012 at 09:45

A Traditional South African Vetkoek Recipe also known as Magwinya, to add to your South African recipe repertoire. In addition to learning how to make this vetkoek recipe you also get a Zulu lesson in this Expresso Show recipe video. You can serve your vetkoek in a variety of different ways with the most popular in South Africa being mince. Other ways include sweet options with syrup, honey or jam. Vetkoek are also commonly known ...

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A sneaky Bobotie Recipe from Chef Tjaart Walraven - Bobotie Bolognese!

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by Baz in Chef Tjaart Walraven, Recipes

Friday, August 10, 2012 at 21:52

This is an easy Bobotie Recipe from Chef Tjaart Walraven with a sneaky short cut for this Cape Malay classic. As South African traditional dishes go, this is one of the most common and is never out of place at family gatherings. One of the many recipes to have originated with the arrival of the Cape Malay way back when it has firmly entrenched itself in South Africa's culinary arsenal.   Chef Tjaart Walraven however is not one to shy away from moving with the times and he ...

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Milk Tart Recipe | Melktert | Reuben Riffel

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by Dexter in Articles, Recipes, Reuben Riffel

Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 08:00

Milk Tart is an iconic South African recipe and Reuben Riffel adds his own touch to this traditional dish. Milk Tart or Melktert as it is often called is a traditional South African recipe that can be found across the country.   You can bring many little twists and turns to it by using biscuits as a base or condensed milk, maizena or a little vanilla essence in the filling.   Reuben Riffel reckons that his little ...

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