The Story of the Cape Malay! – Discussion Forum

The Story of the Cape Malay! – Discussion Forum.

About Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Cape Malay Home Cooking made easy. The Muslim community has also had a large influence on the cooking of South Africa. Cape Malay cuisine is delicious. It usually consists of a combination of fruit, spices, vegetables and meat. Using my cooking know how to inspire everyone to cook the food they love. Here you will find tried and tested simple and delicious recipes for relaxed home cooking that go far beyond baking. From easy soups and roasts to delicious breads, deserts, stews, etc… All the recipes seen here are prepared in my kitchen with photos taken by my family and me. So please don’t expect professional photography or styling, it’s just the way we have our meals on a normal day! My motto is: "Give a man a plate of food and you've fed him for the day. Teach a man to cook and you feed him for a lifetime" - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights

Posted on 10/09/2012, in General and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Daphne Clarke

    Well I left South Africa 40 years ago, having lived in Cape Town, moved to UK and 6 years ago retired to France. I enjoyed reading about Cape Malay history, fascinating!!! Thank you for the recipes I am going to try making samosas…its the folding which bothers me!!! Keep up the good cooking!!!

    Daphne Clarke (nee) Stephens

  2. Dear Cape Malay Cooking South Africa,
    I am from South Africa and are in Australia now for 34 years, but I still miss our South African Dishes that we used to make. I still make all our South African Food here in Australia. I loved the Cape Malay Cooking so much in Cape Town, especially the Meat Samoosas and the Curries which the Cape Malay People made. But here in Victoria the State where I live in Australia I can’t find any Cape Malay People who can make these Meat Samoosas for me and the Curries etc. Do you perhaps know of a shop or someone who might be able to make this for me?
    My email is:
    I am looking for ward to hear from you.

    Many Thanks,
    Amanda van Vuuren.

    • Hi Amanda!
      Thank you for your message, unfortunately I don’t know much people in Australia. Keep well and hope you will try and make your own samoosas and curries the Cape Malay Style 🙂

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