South African self catering recipe ideas
With its buzzing, seafront cities, dramatic natural landscapes and parks, and the stunning Cape Winelands, South Africa caters well for a variety of travellers; from intrepid adventurers to city breakers and wine connoisseurs. Its eventful history has produced many fascinating monuments and battle-fields, so whatever type of holiday you embark on, it’s sure to leave a lasting impression.
The gastronomy of South Africa reflects its mixed and turbulent history, and encompasses practices, ingredients and dishes from the various peoples and cultures that have made this their home. Indigenous peoples, colonists from across Europe and the slaves they brought with them have all helped form the unique cuisine of South Africa today.
The following recipes include some of the most typical South African dishes including butternut soup, Babotie and Geel Rys (yellow rice), and a sweet apple malva pudding.