Heritage Day Celebrations 2014: Food

It’s interesting to see what people prepared (or bought) yesterday in celebration of Heritage Day.  Potjiekos, boerewors, umfino /morogo, vetkoek, salads, madumbe, inyama yentloko (sheep’s head), bunny chow, rosterkoek etc.  Folks were keeping it proudly South African!  Check out some of the pictures with captions:

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@avimoodley16: Nothing better than a good old fashion South African braai and potjie #proudlysouthafrican

 

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@physco_sue: #braaitime #braaipie #proudlysouthafrican #heritageday

 

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@ihcapetown: happy braai day South Africa #heritageday #braaiday #proudlysouthafrican #westerncape #capetown

 

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@sboshie_makubalo: #happyheritageday #umfino #traditionalfood #ndingumXhosa

 

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@miss8_bee: #heritage #nyamenhloko #traditionalfood #firsttime #haha

 

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@tashlynnelarie: #vetkoek&ham #heritageday #proudlysouthafrican

 

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@mjackson_jhb: #heritageday #braaiday #pongracz #proudlysouthafrican #southafrica

 

 

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@tlhoucs: #dikgaragana #mogodu #heritagefood

 

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@lindatjie: #bananabread #lekker #heritageday #baking #proudlysouthafrican

 

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@justinisaiah: Bunny Chow #bunnychow #homemadestyle #muttoncurry #holiday #heritageday #indian #proudlysouthafrican #food #spices #eatandbehappy

 

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@sbonga_m: And she tells me she’s preparing them for dinner…#cryin’ I miss these babies so much! #taro_roots #dumbe #africanfood #homesick #KwaZulu_Natal #SouthAfrica

 

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@tashynnelmarie: #heritageday #potjiekos #proudlysouthafrican

 

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@leandisaaiman: happy braai day friends #braaiday#heritageday #proudlysouthafrican #RSA #afrikaners #afrikaans #boeretaal #papenvleis #chops #braaibroodjies #braaifire

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@sjeani: #heritageday #proudlysouthafrica #koeksisters #melktert

 

What did you get up to on heritage day?

Author Info

Thuli

Thuli Gogela is a Food Technologist with 8 years of experience developing products in food manufacturing. She is dedicated to discovering wholesome traditional dishes and recipes with a distinctive taste from different parts of the African continent. Thuli is well known for her food blog, Mzansi Style Cuisine which was established in 2010. She saw a gap in the traditional food market that people were hungry for. From there, it didn’t take long to build her brand. In 2013, she started writing a recipe column for the Cape Times for and has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in South Africa namely, Knorr, Nedeburg Wines, First Choice and Spekko rice. Not only does Thuli feature traditional African dishes, she’s also open to developing recipes, food consultations and brand collaborations.

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