Author Sydda Essop has spent years interviewing more than 70 cooks and healers (who range in age from 23 to 96) from across the cultural spectrum in South Africa’s remarkable Karoo region; Each interviewee has shared their heartfelt stories of personal challenges and triumphs, and their most precious family recipes; Those interviewed hail from a diverse range of backgrounds, as they include descendants of the Khoisan and Xhosa peoples, the Dutch, British and French settlers, slaves from the East, Greeks,Portuguese, Indians, Jews and even Somalis; Essop pays homage to this rich cultural inter dependency without turning a blind eye to the politics, poverty and harsh climate that frequently characterises the region; The recipes included run the foodie gamut from traditional tripe, venison, Karoo lamb and beer to curries, bread, sweets and simple yet wholesome suppers; Also included is a selection of classic Karoo herbal remedies.Discover the traditional recipes, veld remedies and diverse culinary tales in Karoo Kitchen, a fascinating visit to the historic heart of South Africa.
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From sun up to sun down and beyond, chef Liezie Mulder takes us through a day in the life of her iconic Knysna restaurant, le de paÏn. For every time of day, and every craving in between, there is a meal to nourish, delight,energise and celebrate the craft of good cooking. For Liezie,all the world’s a feast – her dishes are inspired by places she’s travelled to, her childhood and family heritage, whether it’s Bali or Israel or America and beyond. She tells the stories and meticulously guides us through making a range of recipes that, most importantly, always respect the ingredients.
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More than just a cookbook -part photo journal,part historical document,part culinary journey into the homes of the people of the Bo-Kaap, celebrating a uniquely South African culture.Through personal stories, recipes, historical images and Craig Fraser’s beautiful visuals, Bo-Kaap Kitchen reveals the heart of the Cape Malay people,their history and identity, distinctive architecture and language. The warmth and character of the people shine through as they share their stories about cooking, family bonds and strong faith.Residents of the Bo-Kaap are descendents of some of the first people to settle at the Cape, mostly descendents of slaves brought here from as diverse places as Ceylon, India, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia,North Africa, East Africa and Madagascar. Many of these slaves were sought after for their skilled labour and excellent craftsmanship.A large part of the book is devoted to the significance of food, which is so central to the culture. Rites of passage, pilgrimages, prayers for newborns and the deceased, breaking the fast during Ramadan,engagements, weddings, all are celebrated with meals that are shared in this closely knit community.
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Die pragtig geillustreerde boek is daarop gemik om van enige iemand ’n suksesvolle bakker te maak. Dit is gegrond op basiese baktegnieke en wenke. Die resepte is deeglik getoets en het maklike stappe om te volg. Daar word ook gefokus op die bakgeheime wat min ander bakboeke inhou. Dit sal vir jou die selfvertroue gee om die basiese resepte met gemak te bak en jou stadig maar seker die moed gee om die meer tegniese resepte te bemeester. Om tuis te bak gee vir jou ‘n uitlaatklep, ’n plek om kreatief te wees en geleentheid om iets te kan gee wat jy self gemaak het.Die resepversameling sluit iets vir elke okkasie in; van kleingebak tot krummelrige pasteie. Lieflike koeke, blikke vol koekies, dekadente terte en eenvoudige skons is deel van die boek se gebak.
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This is a specially formatted fixed layout ebook that retains the look and feel of the print book. Luke Hines is passionate about creating meals that not only look and taste incredible but are good for you too. Packed full of nutrient-dense wholefoods – think seasonal fruits and veggies, sustainable proteins and healthy alternatives to dairy and sugar – these are recipes to help you thrive and flourish. Its not about restricting yourself, but finding equally or MORE delicious substitutes for foods that arent so good for you. These delicious, fuss-free meals will help you increase your energy, lose weight and feel happier and healthier than ever before!
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This is the perfect book for anyone who wants to eat more healthily, but doesnt know how or where to start. Jamies. Everyday Super Food is easy to use, packed with delicious recipes, and makes healthy eating a doddle. Divided into breakfast, lunch and dinner chapters, it allows the reader to choose the recipes that match their lifestyle. Jamie has put together meals that the reader can eat day in, day out and this book that will fit easily into peoples daily lives. Its about eating,looking and feeling better, every day.
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The District Six Huis Kombuis cookbook commemorates the rich fusion of food and cultural heritage in District Six through personal stories, recipes, historical images and craft work.The book is a culmination of memories and narrative.It weaves through the days of a typical week in District Six, focusing on traditional family recipes that were prepared with love and often limited resources. This is a visual celebration of the vibrancy and warmth of the community – who foraged, preserved, baked and cooked together.Portraits of 23 former District Six residents, accompany recollections of lives lived in a significant time.Artifacts, food and anecdotes bring the spirit of District Six alive again.
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Truffles, Easter eggs or sweet Valentine’s seduction. Flights from heartbreak, or blissful birthday bonbons. Its a fact: chocolates are simply divine. In Chocolate there are original, melt your heart offerings, which includes a wicked assortment of chocolate recipes to satisfy every hmmm: the eating, dipping,drinking and spreading kind fruity thrills such as naartjie malva pudding crunchy treats, from rooibos biscotti to macadamia-nut, honeycomb; fancy, creamy,nostalgic and naughty recipes that will enchant you effortless favourites: no bake brownies and end of the month truffles, and SOS tips to rescue your craving. With all the technical info you need to embark on your chocolate journey.
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An authentic Turkish cookbook by the owner of the Turkish restaurant Anatoli inCape Town. Travel with Tayfun Aras to Turkey and get to know him and the foodtradition he grew up with better. Tayfun, who made South Africa his home in 1998after marrying an Afrikaans girl, Louise, shares the restaurant’s most popularrecipes. The dishes range from simple mezes and delectable main courses (lambdishes and kebabs) to fabulous desserts (baklava and kadayif) and drinks(Turkish coffee and tea and the national drink raki). All ingredients are readilyavailable in South Africa. Get to know Turkish food tradition and culture as well asthe heart of Turkish food: complex, honest food shared with Turkish generosity.
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Just add rice celebrates the rich culinary heritage of Taiwanese South Africans. It will inspire you to try Taiwanese, Chinese and unique South African versions of these recipes at home, using local produce and more East Asian ingredients that are available here.
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In Die Edik van Nantes kookboek nooi Nataniël en sy broer, Erik le Roux, jou uit om saam met hulle n kos reis na Nantes, Frankryk, te onderneem. Kom kyk hoe lyk die château waar Erik en sy gesin bly, beskou die argitektoniese wonders van Nantes en beleef die koue winter saam met hulle. Met resepte uit die eerste vier reekse van die gelyknamige TV reeks asook nuwe resepte wat Nataniël en Erik by die huis maak. Maak Franse uie sop, clafoutti, artisjok poeding, brioche met salm, bloubessies jampanjesop en sjokolade klappertruffels net soos die Fransekan. n Visuele fees vir die oog.
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From the author of the international bestseller How Not To Die comes The How Not To Die Cookbook – a lavish, beautifully illustrated cookbook full of delicious recipes based on the groundbreaking nutritional science of the original book.Dr Michael Greger, founder of the wildly popular website Nutrition Facts, takes his comprehensive, lifesaving science into the kitchen. Why suffer from disease and ill health when the right food is proven to keep you healthy, and without the side effects of drugs We can avoid heart disease, cancer and our other biggest killers if we use food as medicine, and the How Not To Die Cookbook offers a sustainable and delicious guide to preparing and eating the foods that will prevent and reverse fatal diseases.Featuring over 100 easy-to-follow, beautifully photographed plant-based recipes, with plenty of recipes suitable for vegetarians and vegans, the How Not To Die Cookbook merges cutting-edge science with everyday ingredients from the supermarket to help you and your family eat your way to better health and a longer life.
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Are you ready to nourish your body with nutrition and heal your relationship with foodNutritionist and health blogger Jessica Sepel understands the dangers of dieting and overexercising from her own experience. Years of study and personal and clinical practice have taught her how to heal her difficult relationship with food,and find a gentler path, not just for herself but for her patients and many online followers.Jessica believes great health starts with positive lifestyle changes such as more sleep, less stress and a better connection with those we love. But mostly its about the food. She shows how we can eat with a sense of deep peace and enjoyment by choosing the foods that will nourish our bodies. She recommends whole foods, simply prepared. She explains why what we eat has such a strong effect on our mood, and shows us how to choose and prepare food that will create happiness rather than stress. With meal plans, expert advice on the nutritional value of different ingredients and over 120 delicious, nurturing recipes, this book will help you finally find the freedom to truly enjoy good food and great health.Originally self-published as The Clean Life this inspiring plan has been revised and updated, and includes 120 all new recipes.
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Following the success of her first two books, Inè Reynierseshows you how to manage your weight, reach your healthpotential and prevent disease. A culinary feast of a bookfor the whole family packed with nutritionally rich, seasonalrecipes that are inspirational but achievable, and an easyway forward. A sustainable smart-carb, grain-free and sugarfreelifestyle.
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In Boerekos with a twist, Annelien Pienaar gives a delectable twist to the simple,nourishing home cooking that was made in your mother, grandmother and grandmother’s kitchens. Each of these 140 recipes for soups, sauces, vegetables,meat, desserts and pastries has been thoroughly tested and continues the recipe-with-a-lesson concept that has made Annelien’s BoereKosTwist blog and Facebook page an unprecedented social media success. Throughout the book,she helps readers to master basic kitchen skills and shares useful advice,shortcuts and substitutes that will help even beginners gain confidence, and save time and money in the kitchen.As an expert in food sciences, owner of a cooking school, farmer, working mother and blogger, Annelien knows exactly what cooks and nutritionists need now: a compact 21st century Cook & Enjoy for busy people.
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In Daar is n engel in my koskas neem Willie Strauss jou op n nostalgiese kosreis en nooi jou om die geure en smake wat hy met groot vreugde onthou, saam met hom te geniet. Resepte of enkele bestanddele word verweef met interessante – en soms komiese – vertellings. So is daar onder andere die blikkie kondensmelk (engelemelk) waaruit menige kind die lekkerte gesuig het en die wonderlike kondensmelkbeskuit wat Ma gebak het, die laning granaatbome naby die plaasdam en die verleidelike granaatkoek waarmee jy jou gaste sal beïndruk, diereuk van kwepers wat in n Jewel-oond gebak is en die pluk van groenvye in die boord vir konfyt. Van brood en beskuit, sop, hoof- en bygeregte tot poedings, koek, koekies en terte asook konfyt en blatjang: dis alles in hierdie kookboek vervat, wat ook vir onthaal, partytjies, reis en Kerstyd voorsiening maak. Willienooi jou om sy resepte te neem, n bord kos te kook en dit te deel met die engele in jou lewe. Kom, wees n engel!
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In Seisoenskos word jy genooi om heeljaar volgens die seisoente eet. Verlekker jou in die lekkertes van elke seisoen:waatlemoenen druiwe in die somer; grenadellas en vye in herfs;sitrusvrugte in die winter en avokados, kappertjies en spruite indie lente. Elke seisoen maak voorsiening vir voorgeregte, brooden happies, hoofgeregte en nageregte en gebak. Met nuttigewenke soos hoe om jou eie groen knoffel te groei. Vir allekosliefhebbers.In Seisoenskos you are invited to eat the whole year accordingto what is in season. Enjoy the abundance of each season:watermelon, peaches and grapes in summer, apples and figs inautumn, citrus fruit in winter and avocados and sprouts inspring. Every season has recipes for hors douvres, bread andsnacks, mains and puddings and baking. With hints like how togrow your own green garlic and what pink salt is. For all loversof great food.
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As a working mom, Lisa Clark is constantly on the clock and trying to find ways to cheat time, and when her day gets busier, the last decision she wants to make is what to cook her family for dinner. Lisa Clark Everyday shares some insights into how to provide healthy, balanced and quick recipes for the mom (or dad) on the move! The book is divided into 10 chapters, each starting off with a basic recipe and then followed by several others thats how how to turn one quick meal into several appetising dishes. From muesli, tomato sauce and roasted vegetables to fish, chicken, pastry and sponge cake, there is sure to be a recipe to inspire your everyday cooking.
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Trying to cut carbs Want to enjoy fresh, filling lunches on the go Plan your low-carb diet and stick to it by creating more than 80 delicious, healthy meals and snacks to eat at work, on the road, or at home. Low-carb eating is a sustainable lifestyle choice for an increasing number of people looking to lose weight, keep their blood sugar stable, or simply avoid the afternoon carb coma. Low Carb on the Go makes fitting a low-carb diet into your busy day as easy as possible with more than 80 recipes modern, vegetable, and protein-packed recipes such as chia seed and turmeric pudding, coconut and vanilla energy balls, and chicken teriyaki with cauliflower rice. Discover tips and tricks for healthy meal prep, and the best way to store and transport your low-carb lunch to keep it tasting fresh. Each recipe contains nutritional information, including the all-important carb count, as well as a handy guide to the prep time and equipment youll need.With Low Carb on the Go you can plan your low-carb diet and stick to it with delicious, healthy meals and snacks for anytime, anywhere
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Landbou Boerekos is n boek wat jou beste vriend in die kombuis gaan word. Dié boek is ingedeel volgens plaasprodukte en bevat n magdom resepte met appels,aartappels, bessies, dadels, droëbone, hoender, kool, druiwe,eiers, om maar n paar te noem, as hoof bestanddeel. Dit is volgeprop met tydlose Boerekos resepte en bevat meer as 100 resepte vir alles van Varkskenkel pastei en liplekker beesstert tot ’n verskeidenheid nageregte en gebak
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