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Abrahams (C.) & Bekker (M.) CASS ABRAHAMS, a life with food
176pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2015. R360
Cass Abrahams, specialist in Cape Malay culture and cuisine, tells her life story to Marike Bekker and shares many of her favourite recipes.

Also available in Afrikaans.
Alberts (A.) text & Fraser (C.) et al photo. BUTTER & LOVE, boerekos from a farm kitchen
217pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R325
Anna Alberts was born and grew up on a farm in Mpumalanga. After completing a chef's course in Pretoria and an internship under chefs Margot Janse and Chris Erasmus in Franschhoek she ran a bistro in eMkhondo (previously Piet Retief). Currently she lives in Cape Town. She was the food stylist on the TV shows "Neill Anthony - Private Chef", "Siba's Table Season 2", "Jenny and Reza's Fabulous Food Academy" and "Just Cooking".
Aras (T.) ANATOLI, authentic Turkish cuisine
221pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R375
Tayfun owns Anatoli restaurant in Cape Town, established in 1984 by Bevan Christie and Mustafa Candan. He bought it in 2003.
Aucamp (A.) NUDE, a banting and keto cookbook
125pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2019. R315
50 low-carb recipes by Armand Aucamp, a South African actor and TV presenter.

"Beautifully presented and easy to follow. The dishes look delicious and overwhelmingly inviting. Armand Aucamp has taken low-carb cooking to another level in South Africa." Professor Tim Noakes
Basson (B.) et al HOMEGROWN,
223pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2016. R330
Bertus Basson owns four restaurants, including Overture in Stellenbosch. He is also the judge on the reality TV cooking show, The Ultimate Braai Master
Basson (B.) with Wasserfall (R.), Spears (R.) & Gunn (C.) BEING BERTUS BASSON,
221pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R330
South African chef Bertus Basson owns several restaurants including Overture in Stellenbosch, where he is head chef. His other restaurants include Eike and Spek & Bone, also in Stellenbosch. He was named "Chef of the Year" at the 2019 South African EatOut Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards for his work at Eike and Overture. He is the author of Homegrown (2017).
Bibby (D.) BIBBY'S KITCHEN, the essence of good food
223pp, colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R420
Dianne Bibby is a cookery teacher, food stylist, recipe developer, food photographer and content creator. She has been writing her food blog since 2014.
Bird (D.) & Govender (D.) text and Calitx (S.) photo. TASTES OF DURBAN,
144pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R260
Recipes drawn from the Indian, European and Zulu communities of Durban.
Capendale (C.) MEALS, effortless food for every occasion
207pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R325
Christine Capendale holds a degree in Home Economics and Dietetics from the University of Stellenbosch. She lives in Cape Town and offers cooking classes.
Cheifitz (P.) LAZY DAYS, easy summer cooking, Phillippa Cheifitz's West Coast weekends
206pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, (2006) 2013. R345
South African author and food writer Phillippa Cheifitz spends weekdays in Cape Town and weekends in Paternoster, a fishing village on the West Coast. She is the author of several cookbooks, including South Africa Eats. She contributes to Woolworths Taste magazine and edited and co-authored Taste: the cookbook.
Corne (L.) & Reyneke (R.) AFRICAN BREW, exploring the craft of South African beer
256 pp., maps, colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013. R290
The story of South African beer, which includes a history of the craft, a chapter on how to brew beer at home, short chapters on brewers around the country, and a collection of recipes from South African chefs, each dish paired with a local beer.
Cotterell (G.) ed. COOKED, in South Africa
274pp., 4to., colour illus, hardback, (Cape Town), (2017). R500
A collection of recipes from 47 South African chefs, food truckers, market makers and artisan bakers, including Karen Dudley, Reuben Riffel, Kobus van der Merwe, Fritz Schoon, Nirit Saban, Seelan, Sundoo, Canny Sbusiso 'Sbu' Msongelwa, and Natasha Sideris.

"Cooked in South Africa" is an initiative of Wish Upon a Star, a nonprofit fund-raising charity. All profits from the sale of this book will be donated to children living with disabilities.
Doyle (L.) et al (eds.) THE GREAT SOUTH AFRICAN COOKBOOK,
369pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2016. R450
Sixty-seven top South African chefs, cooks and food artisans were asked to contribute recipes for the food they would cook for someone they loved. Contributors include Luke Dale-Roberts, Ina Paarman, Dorah Sitole, Siphokazi Mdlankomo, Cass Abrahams, Kobus van der Merwe, Liesl van der Walt, Xoliswa Ndoyiya and Zayaan Khan.

All proceeds from the sale of the book will go to the Nelson Mandela Foundation to develop and support community food and agricultural projects.
du Toit (E.) SHARE, a century of South African community recipes
191pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R350
A selection of recipes food writer Errieda du Toit gleaned from 150 community cookbooks produced over the past century.

Errida du Toit is the Food Content Producer for KykNET's cooking series Kokkedoor.
du Toit (E.) SUIDOOSTER KOMBUIS,
160pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R280
Suidooster is a popular Afrikaans TV series on kykNET. The book, Suidooster Kombuis, has in-show recipes by three characters from the series: Mrs J, Stefan and Mymoena.

Errieda du Toit is the content producer for kykNET's Kokkedoor franchise and it's various spin-offs. She has recreated real-life versions of Suidooster dishes.
Dudley (K.) A WEEK IN THE KITCHEN,
225 pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2012. R280
A beautifully presented recipe book by chef Karen Dudley, owner of the eatery, The Kitchen, in Woodstock, Cape Town.
East (G.) WEST COAST WANDER, recipes from a Mediterranean coastal kitchen
176pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R300
Recipes based on the unique ingredients cultivated in the towns along the Cape's West Coast.
Engelbrecht (S.) photo. & de Beer (T.) text AFRICAN SALAD, a portrait of South Africans at home
262pp., oblong 4to., colour illus., map, hardback, Reprint, No Place, (2005) 2009. R580
Foreword by Sean O'Toole.

Cape Town photographer Stan Engelbrecht and writer Tamsen de Beer spent two years travelled across South Africa knocking on doors and asking people to share their favourite recipes. Each recipe appears with photographs of its creator, his or her family and their home.
Essop (S.) text & Fraser (C.) photo. KAROO KITCHEN, heritage recipes and true stories from the heart of South Africa
256 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2012. R450
A collection of traditional recipes, veld remedies and culinary tales of the Great Karoo, a sparsely populated semi-desert area of South Africa that covers more than 400 000 square kilometres. Sydda Essop interviewd more than 78 cooks - descendants of the indigenous Khoisan and Xhosa peoples, the Dutch, British and French settlers, slaves from the East, Greeks, Portuguese, Indians and Jews - and convinced them to share personal stories and family recipes.
Gerber (H.) TRADITIONAL COOKERY OF THE CAPE MALAYS, food customs and 200 old Cape recipes, foreword by I.D. du Plessis, illustrated by Katrine Harries
127pp., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (1957) 1978. R195
This book was published virtually without alterations from a manuscript which Hilda Gerber completed in 1949 and which was found amongst her papers after her death in 1954.
Gillett (L.) & (L.) LIFE ON A CAPE FARM, country cooking at its best
191 pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2013. R260
Lesley Gillett in the manager of Bartholomeus Klip, a luxury farmhouse situated on Elandsberg Farms in the Western Cape. Her twin sister, Louise Gillett, is the head chef.
Govender-Ypma (I.) CURRY, stories and recipes from across South Africa
320pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2017. R420
I'shay Govender-Ypma travelled around South Africa collecting curry recipes and talking to cooks and food experts. Includes close to 90 recipes and interviews with over 60 cooks.

I'shay Govender-Ypma is a journalist, writer and cook. She grew up in KwaZulu-Natal and is currently based in Cape Town.
Graham (S.) SUPER NATURAL, over 130 plant-based recipes
173pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2020. R320
Sarah Graham's TV series "Sarah Graham's Food Safari" won a South African Food & TV Award (SAFTA) in 2013 and has aired in over 40 countires around the world. Super Natural is her fifth cookbook.
Isaacs (C.) COOKING FOR MY FATHER IN MY CAPE MALAY KITCHEN,
207pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2016. R295
Cariema Issacs was born in the Bo-Kaap and now lives in Dubai. She shares some of her favourite Cape Malay recipes in this tribute to her father, with whom she shared a passion for food and cooking.
Isaacs (C.) SPICE ODYSSEY,
192pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R350
A collection of recipes with familiar Cape Malay spices, as well as fresh aromatics from Cariema Isaac's travels to India, Turkey, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and the Middle East.

Cariema Isaacs was born in the Bo-Kaap, the Cape Malay Quarter in Cape Town. She is the author of Cooking for My Father in my Cape Malay Kitchen. She lives in Dubai.
J'Something SOMETHING'S COOKING,
198pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2017. R330
Recipes from Something’s Cooking, musician and TV personality J'Something's , restaurant in Pretoria.

Portugal-born South African Joao Da Fonseca, a.k.a. J’Something, is the lead singer and songwriter of the band Mi Casa. He has hosted the TV cooking shows Something’s Cooking and What’s for Dinner. Currently together with David Higgs he hosts and judges My Kitchen Rules South Africa.
James (T.) WINES OF THE NEW SOUTH AFRICA, transition and revolution
324pp., maps, hardback, d.w., Berkeley & Los Angelels, 2013. R720
Tim James examines the history of winemaking in the Cape, describes important grape varieties and wine styles, discusses all the major wine regions, from Cederberg to Walker Bay, and profiles more than 150 producers.

"Tim James combines the necessary cool eye and warm heart as successfully as any wine writer, making him the ideal guide to the new South Africa. Critical, knowledgeable, and passionate, erudite, eloquent, and lucid, he finds the gold at both ends of the rainbow, explaining the past and illuminating the present with a light but very sure touch. This is the book on South Africa for which wine lovers have been waiting." Neil Beckett, editor of "The World of Fine Wine"

Tim James is a certified Cape Wine Master and freelance wine journalist. He is the regional consultant on South Africa for "The World Atlas of Wine" and a taster and associate editor on the annual "Platter Guide to South African Wine". He also writes a weekly column for the Mail & Guardian.
Jan Braai RED HOT,
200pp., colour illus., paperback, Reprint, Johannesburg, (2013) 2018. R295
A collection of braai recipes.

Jan Braai is the author of Fireworks, The Democratic Republic of Braai, Shisanyama and The Vegetarian Option
Jan Braai THE VEGETARIAN OPTION,
200pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2019. R370
Also available in Afrikaans as Vegetaries.

Jan Braai, aka Jan Scannell, is the author of Red Hot Jan Braai, Fireworks and Shisanyama.
Jansen (D.) & Leresche (K.) EXPLORING THE CAPE WINELANDS, scenic day routes to the 101 best wineries
176pp., colour illus., maps, paperback, Third Edition, Hermanus, (2013) 2019. R385
Includes 10 day routes, each accompanied by a detailed map showing the location of each winery and interesting stops along the way.
Jog (S.) THE EAST AFRICAN COOKBOOK,
152pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2020. R260
Tanzanian Shereen Jog shares a selection of recipes rooted in the traditional methods and tastes of East Africa and India, from where a large portion of the populations originates.
Joubert (B.) KOSTALGIE, geure van my lewe
225pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2015. R450
Barbara Joubert has been food editor of Sarie magazine since 2004. Many of the recipes in this book have been collected in the Karoo, while others are based on dishes savoured on her travels abroad.
Joubert (B.) TASTE THE LITTLE KAROO,
192pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2015. R300
Beate Joubert owns and manages the Alfresco Deli on her family farm Joubert-Tradauw near Barrydale in the Little Karoo.
Kamalie (K.) & Schrikker (F.) SOETTAND,
128pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2017. R225
Recipes for cakes, tarts, biscuits and puddings.

Koelsoem Kamalie and Flori Schrikker regularly contribute recipes to the radio programme, Tjailatyd, presented by Amore Bekker. They both live in Bonteheuwel in Cape Town.

Text in Afrikaans.
Kamalie (K.) & Schrikker (F.) KOOK SAAM KAAPS,
112pp., colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2016. R190
Koelsoem Kamalie and Flori Schrikker regularly contribute recipes to the radio programme, Tjailatyd, presented by Amore Bekker. They both live in Bonteheuwel in Cape Town.

Text in Afrikaans.
Klaaste (M.) & Stemmet (N.) BITTER + SWEET, a heritage cookbook
336pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2015. R440
Mietha Klaaste grew up on the farm Langverwacht at the foot of the Langerberg Mountains in the Robertson district and worked there for most of her life. Food writer Niël Stemmet records her story and the recipes she shared with him - traditional food of the coloured people of the Western and Northern Cape.
le Roux (B.) THE GOURMET COOKBOOK,
200pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R420
A collection of recipes from Condé Nast House & Garden Gourmet, Includes recipes by David Higgs, Peter Templehoff, Chris Erasmus, Neill Anthony, Judy Badenhorst, Susan Greig, Andrea Burgener and Bernadette le Roux.

Condé Nast House & Garden Gourmet, launched in 2012, is edited by Bernadette le Roux and published three times a year.

Bernadette le Roux is co-author with her mother Marianne Palmer of Prickly Pears & Pomegranates, which won a World Gourmand Award for Best Local Cookbook in 2009.
le Roux (B.) & Palmer (M.) PRICKLY PEARS & POMEGRANATES, local, organic and seasonal food from the Plians of Camdeboo
152pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2008. R345
WINNER OF BEST LOCAL COOKBOOK IN THE WORLD, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

Recipes from the farm Cranemere, brought to life by South African author Eve Palmer in her book The Plains of Camdeboo.

Marianne Palmer and her husband Alex have lived on the farm for more than 35 years.
Bernadette le Roux, Marianne Palmer's daughter, is currently food editor at Condé Nast House & Garden. Based in Cape Town, she is part owner of Café Roux in Noordhoek. She spent her childhood on the farm.
Levin (A.) HOME COOKED & HEART WARMING,
175pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2018. R320
Ashleigh Levin lives in Johannesburg. Home Cooked & Heart Warming is her first cookbook.
Lin (M-C.) JUST ADD RICE, stories and recipes by a Taiwanese South African
223pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2018. R370
Ming-Cheau Lin came to South Africa in the early 1990s when she was three years old and grew up in Bloemfontein. She now lives in Cape Town, where she works as a freelance copywriter and writes a Taiwanese-inspired food blog. She is the author of Yellow and Confused, born in Taiwan, raised in South Africa, and making sense of it all (2019).
Lintvelt (A.) GO! BRAAI TIME, a collection of lekker recipes from go!
216pp, colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R330
Braai recipes from go!, a South African travel magazine.
Lurie (S.) A TASTE OF SOUTH AFRICA, with the Kosher butcher's wife
224pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R290
A collection of traditional South African dishes with a Jewish culinary twist by Sharon Lurie, author of Cooking with the Kosher Butcher's Wife and Celebrating with the Kosher Butcher's Wife.
Malan (M.) text & Liebenberg (C.) illus. BAKING SECRETS, recipes for every occasion
227pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2018. R450
Martjie Malan is co-content and kitchen director of the children's cooking and baking reality shows, Kokkedoortjie and Koekedoortjie. She owns a cookery school for children and adults in Stellenbosch.
Malau (H.) JOHANNE 14, real South African food
191pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2017. R275
Recipes for traditional meals cooked at home in South Africa's black townships.

Chef Hope Malau is currently the food editor for DRUM magazine and has won the Galliova Food Writer of the Year award twice.
Marais (P.) & Oosthuizen (F.) LAAT DIE POTTE PRUT, soos gesien op VIA
192pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R265
A collection of "potjiekos" recipes from the DSTV cooking show.
Mounton (M.) text & Fraser (C.) photo. BO-KAAP KITCHEN, heritage recipes and true stories
245 pp., 4to., map, b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2012. R455
A collection of personal stories and traditional recipes collected from inhabitants of the Bo-Kaap, a Cape Malay community in central Cape Town.
Mqwebu (N.) THROUGH THE EYES OF AN AFRICAN CHEF, with a foreword by Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School
160pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2017. R490
Nompumelelo Mqwebu is the founder of the Mzansi International Culinary Festival and owner of Africa Meets Europe Cuisine. Her recipes are inspired by traditional South African food.
Nataniël DIE HUIS VAN RYE, 'n kosboek
224pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2015. R300
A collection of recipes by musician, writer and cook Nataniël, one of South Africa's most popular Afrikaans entertainers.
Nene (Z.) SIMPLY DELICIOUS,
176pp., colour illus., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, 2016) 2016. R250
Winner of the Best in the World TV Celebrity Chef Award at the 2019 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.

Food stylist and TV personality Zola Nene is the author of Simply Zola, the journey continues. She was the resident chef on The Expresso Morning Show until 2017.
Nene (Z.) SIMPLY ZOLA, the journey continues
160pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R290
Food stylist and TV personality Zola Nene was the resident chef on The Expresso Morning Show until 2017. She won the Best in the World TV Celebrity Chef Award at the 2019 Gourmand Cookbook Awards for her previous cookbook, Simply Delicious.
Noakes (T.) et. al THE REAL MEAL REVOLUTION, changing the world, one meal at a time
299 pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013. R310
Tim Noakes, Professor of Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Cape Town, nutritional therapist Sally-Ann Creed, chef Jonno Proudfoot, and adventure athlete David Grier, present a controversial new way of eating that they claim will result in weight loss, increased energy, enhanced athletic performace, better blood glucose and insulin readings,increased metal focus, and better sleep.
Palmer (E.) RETURN TO CAMDEBOO, a century's Karoo foods and flavours
323 pp., map, paperback, Reprint, Johannesburg, (1992) 2011. R170
A reprint of Eve Palmer's book on food and cooking on the farm Cranmere in the Karoo, where she grew up. She records recipes and culinary observations from generations of cooks at Cranmere, and explores the activities of choosing, cooking and eating food created from local seasonal ingredients.
Perlman (H.) ed. THE COLOUR OF WINE, tasting change
159pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, DVD, Botha's Hill, 2018. R450
Explores the history of winemaking in South Africa through the personal stories of black South African winemakers, wine merchants, chefs and sommeliers, including Ntsiki Biyela, Dumisani Mathonsi, Unathi Mantshongo and Carmen Stevens. Also includes a short history of wine in South Africa by Michelle Hay; an essay on the future of wine by John Platter and the documentary film, "The Colour of Wine", directed by Akin Omotoso and produced and co-written by Harriet Perlman.
Pienaar (A.) BOEREKOS WITH A TWIST,
232pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, First English Language Edition, Cape Town, 2018. R335
Originally published in Afrikaans in 2017 as "Boerekos met 'n twist".

Food scientist and blogger Annelien Pienaar's traditional family recipes re-interpreted.

Annelien Pienaar runs a cooking school on her guest farm, Bos-en-Berg near Hartbeespoort in Gauteng, and writes a blog "Boerekos met 'n twist".
Platter (E.) & Friedman (C.) DURBAN CURRY, up2date
144pp., colour illus., paperback, No Place, 2019. R395
The sequel to Durban Curry, so much flavour.

Includes a foreword by Professor Ashwin Desai and a chapter, "What to Drink" by John Platter.
Platter (E.) & Govender (D.) text & Friedman (C.) photo. DURBAN CURRY, so much of flavour, people, places & secret recipes
144pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, (Durban), 2014. R295
Foreword by Devi Sankaree Govender.

A collection of curry recipes unique to Durban and the KwaZulu-Natal coast.
Platter (J.) MY KIND OF WINE,
221pp., colour illus., paperback, (Cape Town), 2015. R375
John Platter on his favourite Cape wines. Also includes a few recipes from wine country chefs and winemaking cooks.

John Platter is the founder of South Africa's best-selling annual wine guide, Platter's South African Wine Guide. Now retired, he grew and made wine in Franschhoek and Stellenbosch.
Ramaboa (N.) & Mofokeng (L.) text and Fraser (C.) photo. CHEF NTI, my modern African kitchen
154pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R350
Nti Ramaboa is the owner of TasteKitchen in Moboneng, Johannesburg. She curates menus, does bespoke events and pop-ups, and "delivers authentic, South African street food with a modern twist".
Ronan (M.) ed. BRAVO!, food from the SA stars of stage
331pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2015. R395
A collection of recipes from stars of the South African stage, all recipients of a Fleur du Cap Theatre Award. Contributors include Alan Committie, Adam Small, Emily Child, Thoko Ntshinga, Athol Fugard, Jana Cilliers, Luke Ellenbogen, Marc Lottering, Phillip Dikotla, Pieter-Dirk Uys, Andrew Buckland, John Kani, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, Bill Flynn, Bongile Mantsai, Nicola Hanekom, Lara Foot, David Kramer, Mike van Graan, and many others.

Also available in Afrikaans as "Encore!"
Roode (L.) THE SOUTH AFRICAN VEGAN COOKBOOK,
191pp., colour illus., paperback, Reprint, Cape Town, (2018) 2019. R320
Vegan blogger Leozette Roode is the Media and Outreach Manager for the animal protection organisation Humane Society International.
Sauvage (S.) CAPE FUSION,
209pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2015. R375
New fusion recipes from chef Shane Sauvage, owner of 'La Pentola' restaurant in Hermanus.
Semenya (L.) DIJO, my food, my journey
207pp., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2018. R345
Lesogo Semenya was born and raised in Soweto in 1982. He runs his own culinary business, LesDaChef Culinary Solutions, in Johannesburg. He was selected as one of the Mail & Guardian's Top 200 Young South Africans in 2015.

'Dijo' is the Sesotho word for 'food'.
Sideris (N.) TASHAS,
299pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Johannesburg, 2015. R400
Natasha Sideris is the creator of the Tashas chain of restaurants in South Africa. In this cookbook she shares some of her favourite recipes.
Smith (T.) et al DISTRICT SIX HUIS KOMBUIS, food & memory cookbook
273pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2016. R385
A collection of treasured family recipes and stories of food by former residents of District Six. The book grew out of a series of craft and textile design workshops held at the District Six Museum.
Smith (T.) text & Smith (R.) photo. FEAST WITH SABABA, Middle Eastern & Mediterranean food
231pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2016. R330
Tai Smith owns Sababa restaurant in Sea Point, Cape Town. He is the author with Nirit Saban of Sababa, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food.
Stemmet (N.) BACK+PAGE, heritage food, word journeys
319pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2014. R398
A collection of Niël Stemmet's articles from "home" magazine, spanning 2012-13, supplemented by old recipes and letters from readers.

Interior designer and restaurant curator Niël Stemmet of Koncept Design is the owner of Le Must restaurant in Upington and the author of the salt+pepper column. He is also the author of the book, "salt+pepper".
Stemmet (N.) SALT+PEPPER, heritage food/ journey
315 pp., colour illus., hardback, Pretoria, 2013. R365
Interior designer and restaurant curator Niël Stemmet's collection of traditional South Africa family recipes, handed down to him by his mother, grandmothers and aunts.

Translated from Afrikaans by Madeleine Roux.

Niël Stemmet of Koncept Design is the owner of Le Must restaurant in Upington and the author of the Salt + Pepper column.
Stewart (D.) & Cairns (J.) text & Stewart (L.) photo.. MARKET FOOD, South Africa
167pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2015. R330
A tour of South African food markets. Includes stallholders stories and recipes.
Stubbs (N.) FOR FRIENDS & FAMILY,
286pp., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2016. R385
Cook and restaurateur Nicky Stubbs' favourite recipes. She is currently the Sales and Marketing Manager for NB Publishers.
Sujanani (Y.) MEMOIRS, Yudhika's treasured recipes
163pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., paperback, (Durban), 2015. R360
A memoir by celebrity chef, author and spice creator Yudhika Sujanani, which includes many of her favourite recipes.

Yudhika Sujanani lives in Johannesburg. She is also the author of the cookbooks, "Curry Me Home" and "Curry Me Home Again".
Sydow (F.) & Noordien (C.) CAPE, CURRY & KOEKSISTERS,
191pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2019. R330
Cape Malay cooking, including recipes for atchar, sambals, curry, breyani, ahkni, bredies, samoosas, rotis and smoortjies.

Also available in Afrikaans.

Fatima Sydow and Gadija Noordien present the TV show Kaap, Kerrie & Koeksisters.
Thema (K.) & Moroane-Kgomo (U.) A CULINARY JOURNEY OF SOUTH AFRICAN INDIGENOUS FOODS, promoting and commercialising South African indigenous foods
164pp., colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2015. R350
A collection of recipes of indigenous foods
Tshukudu (M.) & Trapido (A.) EAT-TING, lose weight, gain health, find yourself
222pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2016. R320
Mpho Tshukudu and Anna Trapido offer a collection of healthy recipes based on traditional southern African foods, such as sorghum, tshidzimba (Venda dish of samp and Bambara ground nuts), inhloko (cow's head) and mofokotso (cooked ting porridge).

Mpho Tshukudu is a registered dietitian, a FirstLine Therapy practitioner and trained in Functional Medicine at the Institute for Functional Medicine.
Food anthropologist Anna Trapido is a trained chef. She is also the author of "Hunger for Freedom: the story of food in the life of Nelson Mandela".
Uys (Pieter-Dirk) aka Evita Bezuidenhout EVITA'S BOSSIE SIKELELA,
127 pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2012. R170
Another cookbook of mainly South African recipes, sequel to "Evita's Kossie Sikelela".

Also available in Afrikaans.
Uys (Pieter-Dirk) aka Evita Bezuidenhout EVITA'S KOSSIE SIKELELA,
127 pp., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2010. R150
A cookbook of mainly South African recipes.

Also available in Afrikaans.
van der Merwe (I.) text & Seccombe (T.) photo. CAPE MEDITERRANEAN,
192pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R360
A collection of Mediterranean-inspired recipes.

Ilse van der Merwe is a recipe developer, food writer and TV presenter based in Stellenbosch. She is the presenter for the food and music lifestyle TV programme Klankbord.
van der Westhuizen (M.) text & Koene (R.) photo.l,,,mi ik, PLATE,
192pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R395
A collection of 86 main courses.

Marlene van der Westhuizen teaches cooking at her home in Green Point, Cape Town and her holiday home in France. Her previous cookbooks include Abundance, Delectable, food from rural France to urban Cape and Sumptuous, food from the heart of France to the Cape.
van Dyk (R.) BUNDU FOOD, for the African bush
160 pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013. R190
A collection of recipes that can be prepared either over an open fire or on a gas stove, with ingredients that can be packed into a 4x4 vehicle.

Rita van Wyk is also the author of "The 4x4 Cookbook" and "The 4x4 Super Cookbook".
van Dyk (R.) BUSH COOKING,
160pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R250
Recipes for cooking in the wilderness.

Rita van Dyk is the author of "The 4x4 Cookbook", "The 4x4 Safari Cookbook" and "Bundu Food".
van Vuuren (L.) & Olivier (H.) fables and feasts from La Creuzette,
291pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, slipcase, Cape Town, 2016. R600
South African artist Louis Jansen van Vuuren and his partner Hardy Olivier own La Creuzette, a château in the Limousin region of France. Includes a separate 87 page cookbook of South African recipes. Also available in Afrikaans.
van Wyk (M.) THE COMPLETE SOUTH AFRICAN COOKBOOK,
366pp., illus., hardback, Reprint, Cape Town, (1980) 2018. R290
Magdeleen van Wyk was a lecturer in Foods and Nutrition at the Department of Consumer Science and Human Nutrition, University of Stellenbosch.
van Zyl (D.) POTJIEKOS, and pot-pourri
176pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Betty's Bay, 2015. R330
A collection of potjiekos recipes. "Potjie" is Afrikaans for a small pot, and "kos" means food, so "potjiekos" is food cooked in one pot outside, over the coals.

Also available in Afrikaans as "Potjiekos en potpraatjies".

Dine van Zyl is also the author of "The Great Boerekos Book" and "The Great Boerekos Book 2". "The Great Boerekos Book" was voted South Africa's Best Gourmand Cookbook in 2012.
van Zyl (D.) THE GREAT BOEREKOS BOOK,
222pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Reprint, Betty's Bay, (2012) 2014. R330
A collection of traditional Afrikaner recipes.

Also available in Afrikaans.

Dine van Zyl is also the author of "Potjiekos and Pot-pourri" and "The Great Boerekos Book 2". This book was voted South Africa's Best Gourmand Cookbook in 2012.
van Zyl (D.) THE GREAT BOEREKOS BOOK 2,
172pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, Betty's Bay, 2013. R330
Another collection of traditional Afrikaner recipes.

Also available in Afrikaans.

Dine van Zyl is also the author of "The Great Boerekos Book" and "Potjiekos and Pot-pourri". "The Great Boerekos Book" was voted South Africa's Best Gourmand Cookbook in 2012.
Vroue-landbouvereniging van Kaapland DIE VLV-KOOKBOEK, resepte van toe & nou
240pp., colour illus., hardback, Cape Town, 2019. R350
A collection of members' favourite recipes, published in celebration of the Vroue Landbouvereniging's 90th birthday.
Woodward (L.) et al FAVOURITE BRAAI RECIPES,
128pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2015. R155
A selection of recipes, including vegetarian dishes and deserts.
Wright (G.) KAROO FOOD,
159pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R300
Gordon Wright is based in the Great Karoo. He is the founder of the Karoo Convivium, a member of the national executive of Slow Food International in South Africa and the author of "Veld to Fork".
Wright (G.) VELD TO FORK, slow food from the heart of the Karoo
160 pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013. R270
Gordon Wright and his wife, Rose, run the internationally renowned Andries Stockenström Guesthouse & Gordon's Restaurant in Graaff-Reinett. Gordon is a member of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, an international gastronomic society and chef’s guild, as well as the Ordre Mondial Des Gourmets Dégustateurs. He is also the founding member of the Karoo Convivium of the International Slow Food movement.