KitchenCoZa

Many kitchens, many cultures, an entrée of lekker recipes – KitchenCoZa is South Africa’s own YouTube cooking show and we saved you a spot at the table.

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Looking on the Braai’d Side: Best Braai Sides

A lekker boerie, coal, fire, drinks and good company – these are without a doubt the essentials for a braai. But what if we wanted to add that extra special something? Here are a quick 5 of the best South African braai sides. 1. The Chip Dip We know that patience is not a needed

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Make Your Next Braai a Potjie Braai

What’s more South African than a braai? How about a potjie braai! This little black iron-cast pot has been rooted deep in our cultural heritage for centuries. No sooner had settlers stepped onto the shores of Cape Town was a potjie hanging over the kitchen fire by a chain become commonplace. Potjiekos, which literally means

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South Africa’s Place on the Scoville Scale

What is the Scoville Scale you may ask? Well every chilli, pepper or spicy plant can actually be measured by exactly how hot they are… and they are measured on the Scoville Scale. Your garden variety bell pepper, as in green, red or yellow, measures an underwhelming 0 on the Scoville Scale. Is that even

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What’s Filling Your Samoosa?

Without a doubt, the holy trinity of samoosa fillings is without a doubt beef, chicken and veg BUT did you know that there is pretty much no limit to what you can try as a samoosa filling. From fish to chilli chocolate, though not together, the samoosa is one of the most flexible and fun

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Looking on the Braai’d Side: Best Braai Sides

Looking on the Braai’d Side: Best Braai Sides A lekker boerie, coal, fire, drinks and good company – these are without a doubt the essentials for a braai. But what if we wanted to add that extra special something? Here are a quick 5 of the best South African braai sides. 1. The Chip Dip

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If South Africa Were a Sauce, It Would Be Chutney

If South Africa Were a Sauce, It Would Be Chutney Falling in love with chutney isn’t a difficult because it very literally caters to every taste. How? Why? It’s simple; this versatile sauce can be made using just about any combination of spices, vegetables, herbs, or fruit. So you get bitter chutney, sweet chutney, hearty

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Tour De Sauce: Sauces That Go Everywhere

A good sauce can make or break a dish, overwhelm the senses, turn a fish dish into a famous feast and hold a family secret for generations. There are some sauces that you would want to use a dash of, while others run like rivers over our fries, salads and burger buns. Sauces are important

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Pumpkin Perfect: 4 Great Pumpkin Treats

Pumpkin may just be South Africa’s favourite ingredient, and that’s not just because a patch of it makes us all nostalgic. Such an unassuming vegetable, although not inconspicuous, is a source of rich antioxidants and vitamins… but that’s just the boring stuff. Did you know that the pumpkin is actually a vine – not unlike

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3 Delicious Treats Only a South African Would Make

When it comes to having a sweet tooth, we South Africans have a lekker variety of treats and eats available to us – best of all, most are very simple to make (maybe not so much to stop munching). The reason for our wealth of delicious treats is no doubt caused by the vineyard like

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