Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith — Cape Town

April News

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Greetings Everyone Trust you are all enjoying good health with the mercy of the Allmighty. We are well into April, can you believe it? Seems like it was New Year the other day! Anyway, I thought I'd give you an update of all the new developments here at Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights. Thus far, the year has proved to be full of sadness, blessings and new adventures for me, Alhamdullilaah (all praise to the Almighty). My dad, Mogamat Moosa Francis, passed away at the beginning of February after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Six weeks later my sister in law,...

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Double Chocolate Muffins

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Salwaa's Double Chocolate Muffins From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive! Best eaten warm Makes 12 [caption id="attachment_43492" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Double Chocolate Muffins[/caption] Ingredients: 2 cups cake / plain / all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp cocoa powder, plus extra for dusting 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 tsp fine cinnamon 1/2 cup caster sugar 185g white chocolate, broken into pieces 2 large eggs 1/2 cup oil 1 cup milk Method: Line a 12 cup muffin pan with muffin cases Sift the flour, cocoa, baking powder and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl. Stir in the sugar and 125g of...

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Mint Lamb Chops 

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Mint Lamb Chops Chops infused with a mint flavoured marinade served with a mint sauce served with a baby leaf salad. Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights   Ingredients: Serves 6 12 lamb chops, trimmed 3 red chillies, seeds removed and finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 pack (20g) of fresh mint, finely chopped 2 tbsp olive oil   For the mint sauce: 250g plain smooth yoghurt (2x175g tubs) Small pack mint, finely chopped Zest and juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper to taste   For the salad: 1 packet baby...

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Brood Porring

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[caption id="attachment_43093" align="aligncenter" width="360"] Brood Porring Served With Served Stewed Fruit[/caption] Bread Pudding  / Brood Porring Ingredients: 6 - 8 large slices of white bread 1 litre milk 6 large eggs 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons custard powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 cup raisins, optional 4 tablespoons butter   Method: Remove the crusts of the bread, cut the bread into squares. Soak the bread in the milk until soft. Using an electric mixer, mix the eggs,   custard powder and sugar together until the sugar has dissolved. Add cinnamon and cardamom. Mix in the bread...

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Ebony & Ivory Cake 

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Ebony & Ivory Cake Salwaa Smith – Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights From My Kitchen To Yours - keeping our heritage alive! [caption id="attachment_43060" align="alignnone" width="360"] Ebony & Ivory Cake[/caption] Ingredients: 100g soft butter 3 Tbsp cooking oil 1 cup sugar 3 large eggs 2 cups self-raising flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup warm milk Extra: 3 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 Tbsp warm milk ¼ tsp baking powder 1 tsp caramel or vanilla essence Method: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease 2 x 20cm round cake tins. Using a large mixing bowl cream the butter,...

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