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South Africans in Germany

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Cooking and baking substitutes

We created a list of substitutes for South African products.
This list has been growing quite a bit so we created pages for the following categories:

These pages can also be found in the drop down menu under “For the Foodies”

You can use the search function to search for ingredients you need to find substitutes for.

One of the things to keep in mind is that the baking powder in Germany is single acting. The baking powder is South Africa is double acting.

Bran is called die Kleie and can be bought in supermarkets.

Herbs and spices

Here you can find a list of translations for the most common herbs and spicesRecipesHere you can find links to recipes submitted by our members