Putu, the staple diet for Xhosa and Zulu people

As Zulu people call it Putu, Xhosa people Umphokoqo, the Afrikaans name for Putu is Pap (derived from the Dutch word “Pap”). There is a distinction between slap (porridge), stijwe (dumpling) and krummel (crumble) Pap, but all made from the same maize 🌾 meal. We are lucky that we found maize meal at the Carrefour … More Putu, the staple diet for Xhosa and Zulu people

Biltong, traditional cured beef 🥩 from South Africa

Utensils 🍴well dry air ventilated cupboard, hooks, cutting board, kitchen knife, bowl, a pair of hands 😉 cling film Ingredients for 1 South African during 1 Rugby 🏉game👀😂 600 g topside beef 🥩, red wine vinegar, salt and ground black pepper, coriander, if you like it spicy use some dried chillies 🌶 Preparation Cut the … More Biltong, traditional cured beef 🥩 from South Africa

Dobi with sadza from Rhodesia, a vegetarian dish

I love this vegetarian dish from Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. It is like Imfino with Putu (from Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa 🇿🇦) but with spinach. It is traditionally served with sadza, the maize 🌾 meal staple diet in Africa. Now, living in Spain, I found PAN maíz 🌽 blanco or similar to Italian polenta. Utensils for … More Dobi with sadza from Rhodesia, a vegetarian dish

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Ik hou van muziek en heb veel favorieten. Waar ik ook woon, Nederland, Zuid-Afrika, Italië en nu Spanje, de muziek gaat mee en het repertoire breidt zich gemakkelijk uit. Zo ook vorig jaar op Ibiza. Lekker een week alleen maar zonnen, zwemmen, schrijven. Ik herinner me het nog goed. Ik ben een ochtendmens en ik … More Beautiful Life