Detailed description

This history article ‘Afrikaner Kitchen’ features important factual background information about the objects and symbols associated with the cuisine of this South African ethnic group. It identifies the Boerewors sausage, potjiekos, biltong and koeksister as icons of Afrikaner food, which are still eaten in South Africa today. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or study of South African history and foods.