Category Archives: Recipes

Mango Muffins

2 ripe mangoes
2cups flour
4 tsp baking powder 
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 cup milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup cookingoil 

Preheat oven to 180°c
1. Peel and puree mangoes(use a blender)
2. Mix flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl
3. In a separate bowl mix eggs, cooking oil and milk. Add the mangoe puree.
4. Fold in dry ingredients and mix. Do not overdid
5. Spoon into a greased muffin tin and bake for 18-20 minutes until brownish on top.

*I used half the sugar and added vanilla essence

Source: Auxilia Chaitezvi

Aromatic potatoes

Aromatic spice(u can use your favorite spices) 
Olive oil

Boil your potatoes for 4 minutes not more than that, drain the water and put them in cold water to cool up and make thick slices of them. You can peel off the skin if u want 

Mix ur spices with oil in a bowl and deep in your thick sliced potatoes, and bake at 200°C for 8 minutes. #

Source: Km Maleka

Delicious biscuits

What you need:
2 spoon of vanilla essence 
2 x 500g of margarine 
2 cups of sugar
8 eggs
2 cups of ellisbrown 
16 cups of flour
16 teaspoon of baking powder
2 cans of condensed milk

Mix rama plus sugar until smooth. Mix eggs plus vanilla plus condensed. Mix flour plus baking powder plus ellisbrown. Pour waterd mixture into rama and sugar. Take that mixture pour into the mixture of flour then bake.

Source: Annah Modeiegi

Supper is served chicken breyani, Greek salad, beetroot and carrot salad

Chicken breyani recipe
Rice spice
Lemon and herb marinade
All purpose curry paste(Amina)
Breyani masala paste(Amina)
Green pepper
Ginger and garlic
Breyani mix
Steak and chops spice
Supreme curry powder
Breyani powder
Garum powder

Marinade ur drummers with Lemon and herb marinade,All purpose curry paste(Amina),Breyani masala and let it rest for an hour or two or better yet overnight,

Cook your rice with lentils put in rice spice when it is cooked put it aside then cook ur curry

Put oil in a saucepan then add onions and green pepper and ginger and garlic reduce heat then add supreme curry powder, garum, breyani powder and mix masala powder let it cook then add meat and close ur pot stir add steak and chops, aromat then let it cook for 15minutes then add breyani mix if u dont want them as they are u can use a clean cloth put it in ur curry let it cook when it is done mix with ur rice voila enjoy

Carrot salad
Grate carrot and put cucumbers and a bit of viniger then serve.

Source: Slungile Maka Bhoyo Mbatha

12 Scones

4cups of flour
1 cup of sugar 
3teaspoons of baking powder 
250g of butter
1 cup of milk
1 cup of plain yoghurt
3 eggs

Mix butter and sugar add flour and baking powder, then eggs, milk , plain yoghurt mix everything be careful not to over mix your dough and bake in 160 oven for 16-18mins.

Source: Cooking with Zanele

Flavour Bursting Chicken Broccoli

10 Chicken pieces (5thighs+5drumsticks) skin removed 
2 Tsp White Pepper 
1 Tsp Chili Flakes 
2Large Onions roughly chopped 
400g Button Mushrooms thickly sliced
2-4 Garlic Cloves finely chopped 
2 Large Red Peppers Halved then thickly sliced 
3/4 Cup cremonaise mayonnaise or any mayonnaise of your choice mayonnaise3 Tbs Jalapeno Chutney 
2 Tbs Chicken Stock Powder 

1. Season the chicken with white pepper chili flakes and salt cover and marinade in the fridge for 1 hour. 
2. In high heat warm 2 tbs canola or sunflower oil then brown the chicken serving side first always. This will take about 3 minutes for both sides. Keep the chicken aside covered.
3. Reduce the heat to medium in the same pan saute onions,mushroom, peppers and garlic for 5 mutes then add the chicken back into the veggies. 
4. Season with white or cracked
black pepper and chicken stock powder. Stir to combine. 
5. In a small bowl mix the creamonaise with chutney and 3/4 cups of water. Pour over the chicken and veggie mixture. 
Simmer for 30 minutes in medium low heat. 
6. After 30 minutes taste and then adjust the seasoning adding a little salt and a squeeze of lemon juice to bring out all those other yummy flavours. 
Now steam broccoli florets by placing them in a microwave bowl with a sprinkle of cracked black pepper, salt and 1 tbs water. Cover ad microwave for 3-4minutes and serve with this chicken dish or place on top as garnish.

Source: Pumla Brook-Thomae

Roast chicken and potatoes.

Roast chicken
Rinse and pat dry the chicken.
In a bowl mix tomato sauce, Portuguese chicken spice, barbecue sauce and finely chopped rosemary. Marinade the chicken for an hour before roasting in the oven.

Roast potatoes
Rinse and cut your potatoes. Melt a tablespoon of butter and pour over the potatoes. Season with any spice of your choice and sprinkle some mixed herbs on top. Bake in the oven until the potatoes are crispy on the outside and soft inside.

Source: Samke

Instead of buying fake bama mayonise, why not try it your self… You can achieve it with

Lemon 🍋 
Table spoon of sugar 
Pinch of salt 
Vegetable oil
Break the raw eggs in a bowl and remove the yoke, put the yoke in a blender, cut your lemon 🍋 into halves then juice it out and remove the seeds then pour the juice into the blender add pinch of salt and sugar, then blend together, little by little add your Vegetable oil, while blending till it become thick…..

Source: Martins Margret Mary