Cooking South African in the USA – by Aileen Wilsen & Kathleen Farquharson –
This collection of over 170 South African recipes has been tested and adapted for easy preparation in the US kitchen. The recipes are easy to follow and the results are nutritious, tasty and authentic. It includes suggestions on where to find key ingredients and ideas for substitutes. South African cuisine is a unique blend of flavors, with strong influences from Europe, Africa and the East. This book features traditional and contemporary favorites, such as: Samoosas, Mock smoked snoek pâté, Peppadew dip, Bobotie, Oxtail stew, Hot Durban curry , Monkeygland steak, Bunny chow, Chakalaka, Buttermilk pudding, Cape brandy pudding, Malvapoeding, Melktert, Koeksisters, Buttermilk rusks, Hotcross buns, Microwave fudge, Dom Pedros. The binding and paper used permit functional use in the kitchen. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Aileen Wilsen, who holds a BSc in Home Economics from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, taught Home Economics at a girls’ high school before establishing the demonstration kitchen at Gants Foods, where she developed recipes, presented cooking demonstrations and wrote two recipe books. She also developed recipes for companies that supplied national supermarkets with ready-to-eat food lines and worked as a freelance food consultant. She has a wholesome and practical approach to food preparation. Aileen currently resides in Arizona. Co-author Kathleen Farquharson (MSc, PhD) is Aileen’s daughter. She works as a science editor and writer, and is based in the Pacific Northwest.