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A variation on the theme - banting vetkoek - 3 plus a sliced vetkoek on a white platter

Banting Vetkoek

Vetkoek Vetkoek, is a traditional South African fried dough bread. The vetkoek forms part of South African culture. It is similar to the Caribbean Johnny cake, the Dutch oliebol, and the Mexican sopaipillas. Another similar South African recipe is Amagwinya, the Zulu name for this fried dough ball

An image of a whole Cumin Balsamic Roasted Chicken

Cumin Balsamic Roasted Chicken

Got this idea from The Chew, but did not have all the ingredients they used, nor wrote it down so I improvised this Cumin Balsamic Roasted Chicken. Ingredients 1 Fresh Whole Chicken, (mine was around 1kg) 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 2tbsp Dry Cumin 1tsp Garlic Power Half an Onion, Chopped Coarse … Read more


   Ingredients 125 gr butter 1 cup castor sugar 2 ripe bananas 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp grated lemon rind 2 cups self raising flour 1 cup milk 2 TB almond nibbles (Just because they were there) Method Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Melt butter and sugar. Add bananas and mash well. … Read more