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Spices and Herbs

Here is a list of the most common spices and herbs with their Afrikaans, English and German names


Afrikaans English German
Borrie Turmeric die Kurkuma
Komyn Cumin der Kreuzkümmel
Peper Pepper der Pfeffer
Neutmuskaat Nutmeg die Muskatnuss
Naeltjies Clove die Nelke
Wonderpeper Allspice der Piment


Afrikaans English German
Pietersielie Parsley die Petersilie
Dille Dill der Dill
Roosmaryn Rosemary der Rosmarin
Lourierblare Bay Leaf der Lorbeer / das Lorbeerlatt
Salie Sage der Salbei
Tiemie Thyme der Thymian


Afrikaans English German
Aromat Aromat Knorr Aromat is available in major grocery shops. 
It also comes in packets
Colemans Mostert Poeier Colemans Mustard Powder Available in major grocery shops
Bief/Hoender aftreksel Beef/Chicken Stock There is a variety of options available
You can get it in the following:
– Blocks called Brühwürfel
– Liquid called Fond or Bouillion
– Set liquid called Bouillon pastös
– Powdered also called Bouillion
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