Food n History
An exploration of cultural recipes and experiences
This blog is for people interested in trying their hand at traditional local foods from different parts of the world. As well as those keen to experience the food culture of the places you visit, with cooking classes, food tours, and wine pairings.
We’re South Africans exploring the world, and enjoying local cuisines as one of the most valuable and vital ways of getting to know a place and its people. It’s one of our favourite parts of slow, conscious travel!
One of the best ways to experience a culture is by learning to cook like and with the locals. Not only do you learn how
A milk tart is a South African staple, a dessert that conjures up images of home, comfort, and loved ones. Long-held secret family recipes and
If you’re looking for something warm and tasty on a winter’s night or classic comfort food for any other day of the year, there’s nothing
Hummus is one of the best simple recipes out there. We’ve got it listed as a Mediterranean dish, but you’ll also find it in most
(τζατζίκι, t-zat-zee-kee) Tzatziki is a yoghurt based… dip? Sauce? Honestly, it doesn’t really fit into either of those categories neatly. Like hummus, it’s somewhere between
While this recipe is titled “stuffed peppers,” the Greek word γεμιστά literally just means “stuffed”. Stuffing leaves, vegetables and fruit with various fillings, mostly rice-based
There’s just something about vetkoek that can get any South African excited. Perhaps it’s the crispiness of the outside, or the softness of the inside.
The best oxtail potjie recipe is one that’s simple and easy, tastes incredible, and is a joy to make. This one ticks all the boxes.
A potjie is a classic staple of South African cuisine. It’s simple to make, rich in flavour and texture, and best of all – it’s