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national dish of SOUTH AFRICA is bobotie, spiced minced meat baked baked with an egg based topping. Cape Malay origins, closest to being the national dish of South Africa because it isn't made in any other country


The Duck Pond (Welmoed winery), Stellenbosch wine route

Lamb curry potjie is a real favourite of most South Africans Read More by jackiealbasini

Bobotie - South African comfort food...delicious, perfect for cold weather & you could change up the seasoning quite a bit

Traditional South African Bobotie

South Africa - Bobotie - Every cuisine has comfort food, and bobotie holds pride of place in South Africa. Ground beef, lightly flavored with curry and raisins, is baked with a savoury custard topping.

Begin your exploration of South African food with this easy to follow list of foods and recipes.

Top 10 South African Foods to Try

From chakalaka to biltong, we have delved into the life of food from Mzansi, the Rainbow Nation, and have come up with this incredible list of top 10 South African foods to try.

Bredies are simple, satisfying South African mutton stews in the Cape Malay tradition. The most popular are green bean bredie, tomato bredie and cabbage bredie.

This Baeckeoffe recipe from Alsace is a hearty lamb and potato stew. Baeckeoffe, a French main course from Alsace.

Easter Pie - A classic Italian recipe! Pastry crust filled with meat and cheese. Delicious!

A classic Italian recipe for Easter Pie or Pizza Giana - a dense, delicious pie filled with Italian Meats and Cheeses with a thick crust. Our Italian Family Table. From: A Family Feast, please visit

Oxtail and red wine potjie - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography. Not sure what to replace oxtail with.

Oxtail and red wine potjie

Oxtail & Red Wine Potjie (traditional South African stew of oxtails & red wine is cooked outdoors in a cast-iron pot over coals)

Spiced aubergine & coconut curry

For aubergine recipes packed with flavour and goodness try these from Jamie Oliver, with a range of dips, starters and mains there's something for everyone.