Many South African products can be bought online.
For those items you cannot find in Germany, most have a substitute.
We list our substitute suggestions here, as well as some German translations
Substitutes – Drinks
Here is a list of substitutes for hot and cold drinks. The list is searchable. Related content Where to buy South African products
Meat and Fish
German and South African meat cuts are not similar.South Africa tends to follow the British way of cutting meat German beef cuts Rinderhals, Kamm or
Substitutes – Other Products
Here is a list of substitutes and translations for general food and kitchen items like cling film, maize meal, custard and biscuits Related content
Here is a list of suggestions for ready-made pasty (dough) products and some translations. Related content Inspiration
Here is a list of suggestions for Baking and wheat products, as well as some translations. More information about Flour types Ash Protein US
Types of Sugars
Here is a list of suggestions for types of sugars, as well as some translations. Related content
Spices and Herbs
Here is a list of the most common spices and herbs with their Afrikaans, English and German names Spices Afrikaans English German Borrie Turmeric die
South African Recipes
Click here to submit your recipe Seasonal recipes Resources on the web Ina Paarman Pinterest – on the Braai Jan Braai Watertand resepte vir oud en jonk Cape Malay Cooking with Fatima Sydow Boerekos Related pages
German Cuisine and Recipes
Many will describe German food as hearty, heavy and unrefined. Comfort food comes to mind, as many dishes are based on starch. But I think that German food can be very refined “sehr fein” as well, and they have the best bakeries in the world. Apparently, there are more than
Shopping in Germany can be a daunting experience if you are not familiar with how things work here. The worst is probably grocery shopping. In South Africa there is usually someone at the till that bags your groceries for you. It is mostly a relaxed experience and you can even
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