Entries by The Twins

Durban Book Launch

Here’s a look at our Durban leg of our food stories book launch. It’s always nerve wrecking going to a new city, you never know how you’ll be received but we have to say, Durban was fantastic and the people there are just everything. Thank you for your kindness. A huge Thank you to Exclusive […]

Tebo and Lebo Ndala’s South African Jollof | Daily Maverick

While Tebo was in the freezing state of Massachusetts, I lived in New Jersey with a Nigerian family – from the Yoruba tribe – who were then residing in the US. Nigerians tend to stay true to their culture wherever they are in the world and that’s especially true of their food. That’s how I […]

Cranberry and Rosemary Pavlova

Serves: 6-8 Prep time: 1h30-2hrs never be too intimidated making meringues, it’s really not that bad and if you really want to know if you whipped your egg whites properly, place the bowl over your head and if the egg whites fall on you, it wasn’t whipped really well. Try again. Meringue ingredients: 6 Egg Whites […]

Mussel Broth with Mini Fatcakes

If you notice throughout the entire cookbook, we try to add a South African twist to every dish, that’s our style of cooking. We guess it’s a little reminder of where we come from, no matter where we are. Fat cakes are truly South African, best enjoyed during the winter season and this broth is […]

Coconut Curry Noodle Bowls

Serves: 4 Prep time: 50 mins Just know that anything that has coconut milk, coconut cream or coconut flakes tastes amazing, no doubt. You can easily impress your guests with this simple dish, just pretend you slaved over the stove for hours, don’t worry, it’ll stay just between us. Ingredients: 2 Tbs Vegetable Oil 1 […]

Brown Bread with Antipasti

Serves: 8-10 Prep time: 45 mins When making bread make sure you put a timer on for 10 mins, knead the bread for the entire 10 mins, don’t stop even when your hands get tired. Trust us, it will all be worth it. If your bread is sticking to the counter, avoid adding more flour […]