Best Traditional South African Recipes

A Taste of South Africa

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A traditional South African Durban curry recipe.

This collection of traditional South African recipes includes favourites like bobotie, oxtail stew, peri-peri chicken, Durban curry and lamb potjie. Some recipes include popular local ingredients such as biltong, alikreukel, abalone and springbok.

Celebrating the best of South African cuisine, these recipes are by top winemakers who have thoughtfully paired these traditional South African recipes with superb local wines. These Cellarmasters in the Kitchen share their favourite recipes to be enjoyed with a glass of wine.

Put on your apron, get your bottle opener and be inpsired by these traditional South African recipes.

Koekie's Bobotie Recipe

Traditional South Africa bobotie recipe by David Nieuwoudt served with rice and paired with Cederberg Bukettraube wine....more

Durban Curry Recipe

South African traditional Durban curry recipe by David Trafford paired with Sijnn Rosé wine....more

Springbok Shin Recipe

Classic springbok shin recipe by Braam van Velden with Overgaauw Tria Corda or DC Classic red wine....more

Grilled Fresh Snoek Recipe

Grilled fresh snoek with apricot and lemon basting sauce served with sweet potato au gratin by Neil Elis....more

Hangklip Crayfish Soup Recipe

Hangklip crayfish soup recipe with mussels by Johan Malan. Remove the flesh from the crayfish tails...more

Lamb Shank Potjie Recipe

Traditional South African lamb shank potjie recipe by Danie Steytler paired with Steytler Pentagon wine....more

Biltong Quiche Recipe

Biltong Quiche recipe by David Nieuwoudt paired with Cederberg Shiraz wine....more

Minced Alikreukel Recipe

Beyers Truter minced alikreukel (giant periwinkles) in pinotage with saffron rice recipe....more

Oxtail Stew Recipe

Oxtail recipe by Dewaldt Heyns offers the ultimate comfort food for winter, best served with a glass of fine red Saronsberg Shiraz wine....more

Marinated Gemsbok Skewers Recipe

Enjoy this South African Marinated Gemsbok skewers recipe by Frans Smit....more

Marmite Beef Fillet Recipe

Marmite is the secret ingredient in this beef fillet recipe by Jeff Grier....more

Karoo Lamb Shanks Recipe

Karoo lamb shanks with creamy samp recipe by Kevin Grant paired with Ataraxia Serenity wine. A celebration of the Karoo....more

Pan-fried Herbed Ostrich Fillet Recipe

Herbed ostrich fillet recipe by David Finlayson served with oven-roasted baby potatoes and baby leeks....more

Grilled Kudu Fillet Recipe

Grilled kudu fillet with red wine sauce, mashed potatoes and roasted vegetable recipe by Andries Burger....more

Roasted Springbok Loin and Frikadelle Recipe

Roasted springbok loin and frikadelle in red wine sauce recipe by Gary Jordan....more

Peri-peri Chicken Recipe

Peri-peri chicken recipe by Duncan Savage served with Serve couscous and paired with Cape Point Isliedh wine....more