Verushka Pillay

Verushka Pillay

Growing up South African Cookbook

A selection of 50 favorite home cooked food recipes, from across the whole region of South Africa

About the book

Growing up South African Cookbook; 50 recipes of Favorite home cooked South African cuisines Each cookbook has pictures and instructions on how to make each dish with a conversion metric unit page and substitution options if needed. Recipes on how to make commonly used spice powders have also been included to add to your culinary archives! You will Love this book IF you are curious of some of the typical South African foods eaten in most homes, or at restaurants and would like to try experience the diversity of flavor profiles available. May you find joy in the process of cooking and enjoy the taste bud adventures of these flavorful dishes from the diverse regions and people of the Republic of Southern Africa! Included is my contact information for feedback, questions, or any suggestions, or just for connecting and keeping in touch!





July 1, 2022

Publication Date

About the Author

Verushka is an author who tells stories that showcase her neurodivergent interests. From cookbooks, comic books and children's books that explore African cuisine, Tropical rainforests and friendships! Born in Johannesburg and having lived in South Africa and traveling to USA, Verushka has experienced diverse cultures. This perspective allows her to create unique content. Her love for nature, food, and wildlife are seen through the adventures captured in every story. Her journey as a writer started with food. When she's not writing, Verushka can be found cooking up a storm in her kitchen. The combined smell of traditional dishes and South African songs are what take her back to her bustling community in Gauteng. South African cuisine is driven by rich flavors and recipes passed down from generations.

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