The Zulu cuisine nation represented in South Africa is large. They have a long history & their culture is centered on traditions & rituals which have grown stronger through time & generations.

The traditional Zulu cuisine for the Zulu nation play a big role in their culture. They are known to slaughter animals during major life events. These major life events include burials (funerals), coming of age, weddings, etc. The slaughtering is also accompanied with Zulu beer & allows for socializing & feasting with loved ones. The Zulu’s originally relied on their land for sustenance & nutrition. Grain & vegetables that they farmed was made up of their diet along with the meat of any cattle that they owned.

The staple food of today for the Zulu people still remain which include maize starches sorghum. These are eaten as soft/stiff porridge’s or in liquid form as beer. Utywala is what the alcoholic adaptation of this beer is known as & Amahewu is the non-alcoholic adaptation. Isibhede is the porridge in it’s fermented state. Amazi is also another local cuisine, it is a curdled milk drink. Beef is also a part of their menu as they are lovers of meat dishes. Their menu also consists of vegetables, but the most traditional one is known as Amandumbe (Yam).

Onion Pickle

Onion Pickle

ONION PICKLE   This Recipe Makes ± 10-15 Pickled Onions   Onion Pickle is a nourishment comprising of onions cured in a solution of vinegar & salt, frequently with different additives & flavorings. In the United Kingdom they are frequently eaten alongside fish & chips with french fries or as a component of a cultivator’s…

Nandos Style Chicken Spicy Rice

Nandos Style Chicken Spicy Rice

NANDOS STYLE CHICKEN SPICY RICE   This Indian Recipe Serves 4     Anybody that has ever been to Nando’s will know how amazingly delicious their Spicy Rice is. This homemade Nandos Style Chicken Spicy Rice is similar to the chicken strips & spicy rice although this recipe has cubed chicken which makes it easier to enjoy.…

Lamb Stew

Lamb Stew

LAMB STEW   This Recipe Serves 3-4     This hearty lamb stew is stacked with vegetables & flavour. One of those deep rooted & immortal dishes that will most likely outlast humankind is the great old-fashioned stew. Regardless of where you go on the planet each nation has some other variant/s of stew, regardless of the possibility…

Nandos Style Chicken Livers

Nandos Style Chicken Livers

NANDOS STYLE CHICKEN LIVERS   This South African Recipe Serves 2-4     Nandos style Chicken Livers is a spicy & gravy fulled dish. It is enjoyed as a starter, main or as a side dish. Nandos is a universal easygoing restaurant network originating from South Africa, with a Mozambican/Portuguese theme. Founded in 1987, Nandos works around…

Magwinya

Magwinya

MAGWINYA   This South African Food Recipe Makes ± 2 Dozens (24 Pieces)   Magwinya (‘s) is well known South Africa, although it is similar to Vetkoek, it differs by being much sweeter in taste. It is of the Zulu cuisine. The term Magwinya originated from a township called Ekasi in Gauteng, South Africa & is actually a township version of…

Pap

Pap

PAP   This South African Food Recipe Serves 4-8   Pap is a South African porridge made with maize meal. It is also known to be called mieliepap or maize meal. Pap is a traditional Zulu local cuisine & is enjoyed with various meals. It can be made in different consistencies depending on your preference. Pronunciation : pup’ Pap Ingredients:…