Monthly Archives: October 2014

More ideas for Christmas dinner

Roast Duck 2 kg duck with neck 2 chicken wings, chopped 125ml white wine 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, sliced 1 ripe tomato, chopped bouquet garni ORANGE SAUCE 2 Tbsp shredded orange rind 170ml orange juice 80ml Cointreau 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Ideas for Christmas dinner

Barbequed Chicken 4 (100g) skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 (2cm) piece fresh ginger root, minced 2 mangoes, peeled and diced 2 … Continue reading

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The History of Boerekos 1652 – 1806

The History of Boerekos 1652 – 1806 In 1652 a European food culture was brought to the Cape of Good Hope when the Dutch established a revictualing station there. Recipes for soup. fish, meat, eggs, vegetables, fruit, grain products and … Continue reading

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Some Traditional South African recipes

Smoorsnoek This dish can be made from fresh snoek, dried salted snoek or even smoked snoek. If your fish is fresh, steam until cooked, or braai. 1 dried, salted snoek 800g potatoes 2 large onions, chopped 1/2 tsp coriander seeds … Continue reading

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Some traditional African recipes

Tripe and Tomato Sauce 1.5 tripe, pre-cooked and cubed 5ml (1tsp) salt 15ml (1T) lemon juice Tomato sauce: 60ml (4T) oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 1 x 115g can tomato paste 1 … Continue reading

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A selection of festive recipes

WHOLE STUFFED TURKEY WRAPPED IN SALT CRUST DOUGH AND BAKED IN THE GROUND Ingredients 1 whole turkey 2 oranges, quartered 2 onions, peeled and quartered 2 stalks celery, roughly chopped with leaves 8 cloves garlic 250ml olive oil 3 red … Continue reading

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Churchill saw it coming!

CHURCHILL ON ISLAM  Unbelievable, but the speech below was written in 1899.  (Check Wikipedia – The River War).  The attached short speech from Winston Churchill, was delivered by him in 1899 when he was a young soldier and journalist.  It … Continue reading

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