Pap is a stiff porridge prepared with maize meal and is the most dominant staple in most of Southern Africa.   Some may refer to it as another version of mealie pap.  There’s a isidudu , a soft porridge with a somewhat pourable consistency thenwe have umphokoqo /krummel pap/ phuthu with a coarse consistency. Each and every […]

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In this case umphokoqo is a dish fit for the former president- uTata Nelson Mandela.  Well, according to Anna Trapido, the author of Hunger for Freedom, this is TaTa’s favourite dish and he likes it served with sour milk from iselwa (calabash). It’s true when they say you can leave the rural life and go […]

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