The Classic South African Cookbook

Melinda Roodt

The Classic South African Cookbook is exactly that - classic home cooking for South Africans the way they eat now.
Date Published :
December 2016
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Language:
English
Illustration :
Full color photographs throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781432306731
Pages : 320
Dimensions : 10 X 8.5 inches
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$27.95

Overview
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The Classic South African Cookbook is exactly that – classic home cooking for South Africans the way they eat now. In line with the country’s diverse cultures, which often blend most harmoniously in the the kitchen, this book is a kaleidoscope of modern lifestyle with influences from grandma’s kitchen, popular Mediterranean cuisine, as well as both Indian and African culture. But no matter what the roots may be, this book sets a foundation for good, honest, carefree home cooking, incorporating all the well-loved and familiar favourites. The more than 180 recipes have been refined to guarantee mouth-watering results, no matter the skill level. Only fresh ingredients are used, while the various techniques are carefully explained – a real boon to those just setting out on their culinary journeys. Best of all, every recipes is accompanied by a full-colour photograph.

About The Author
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Melinda Roodt and her husband Gerhard are senior pastors at the Delta Community Church in Vereeniging. Melinda is also a public speaker and serves on the boards of a number of charitable organisations working to assist abused women and children, crime victims, orphanages, old age homes and the underprivileged generally. She is also a musician and oversees and directs three bands. As a seasoned host and organiser of various converences, catering for a few hundred people at a time, Melinda has run several cooking courses at her home, teaching more than 360 women to cook delicious homemade food. And if all that isn't enough, she manages her own rusk and biscuit label, Mel's Kitchen, and undertakes oil painting commissions. In between, this mother still finds time to garden and ride horses for relaxation.

REVIEWS
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"A profusely and beautifully illustrated culinary compendium, "The Classic South African Cookbook" offers a cornucopia of classic South African home cooking. In line with the country's diverse cultures, which often blend most harmoniously in the kitchen, "The Classic South African Cookbook" is a kaleidoscope of modern lifestyle recipes with influences from grandma's kitchen, popular Mediterranean cuisine, as well as both Indian and African culture. But no matter what the roots may be, "The Classic South African Cookbook" sets a foundation for good, honest, carefree home cooking, incorporating all the well-loved and familiar favorites. The more than 180 recipes have been refined to guarantee mouth-watering results, no matter the skill level... very highly recommended"

- Midwest Book Review

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