5 Traditional recipes you need to try this Heritage Day

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Traditional biltong samp and beans

We combined two of Mzansi’s favourite ingredients – samp and biltong. Seems strange, but it makes a great one-pot meal.

Samp and Beans
Samp and Beans

Zulu Chicken

Umleqwa (homegrown chicken) is sold at many supermarkets or local meat markets. 

Zulu Chicken
Zulu Chicken

Tripe-stuffed steamed bread

Usu (tripe) is a very popular traditional African dish that is usually served with pap or ujeqe (steamed bread).

Steamed Bread
Steamed Bread

Umqombothi

This sorghum beer prepared African style is made by women who’ve inherited the recipe from previous generations.

Umqomboti
Umqomboti

Beef stew with umhluzi and pap

Roughly translated from isiZulu, umhluzi means broth, gravy or soup

Bogobe bja makako & seshebo (pap & tomato relish)

One of the first things I learnt to make was this pap. It’s made into rounded scoops the way Pedi, Tsonga and Venda people like it. – The Lazy Makoti

pap and relish
pap and relish

Dumplings with beef stew

Dumplings and beef stew
Dumplings and beef stew


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