Kosstories

For our English readers – translations

 

Aartappelskyfie – potato crisp
Aftreksel – stock
Afval – offal
Amandel – almond
Ansjovis – anchovy
Appelkooskonfyt – apricot jam
Appelwynasyn – apple cider vinegar
Aspersies – asparagus

Baba-spinasieblare – baby spinach leaves
Bakpapier – baking paper
Bakplaat – baking tray
Bakpoeier – baking powder
Balsemasyn – balsamic vinegar
Basiliekruid – sweet basil
Beesvleis-aftreksel – beef stock
Bevrore – frozen
Blaardeeg – flaky pastry
Borrie – turmeric
Botterbone – butter beans
Brandrissie – chilli
Bruinasyn – brown vinegar
Bruismeel – self-raising flour
Bygereg – side dish

Dennepitte – pine nuts
Dille – dill
Donkersjokolade – dark chocolate
Dreineer – drain

Eiergeel – egg yolk
Eierwit – egg white
Eiers, geskei – separated eggs
Ertjies (bevrore) – peas (frozen)

Fillodeeg – phyllo pastry
Forel – trout
Frikkadelle – meatballs

Garnale – shrimps
Garneer – garnish
Geklits – beaten
Gerasper – grated
Gerookte – smoked
Glaseer – glaze
Glutenvrye – gluten free
Grasuie – chives
Groenbone – grean beans
Grofgekap – roughly chopped
Grondboontjiebotter – peanut butter

Haring – herring
Heuning – honey
Hoemoes – hummus
Hoenderborsies – chicken breasts
Hoenderboudjies – chicken drumsticks
Hoenderdye – chicken thighs
Hoenderlewers – chicken livers

Ingelegde – canned or preserved

Kapokaartappels – mashed potato
Kappertjiesaad – capers
Kekerertjie – chickpea
Kerriepoeier – curry powder
Kersietamatie – cherry tomato
Kitssuurdeeg – instant yeast
Kleefplastiek – cling wrap
Kleefvrye – non-stick
Klits – beat
Klokhuis – core (of a fruit)
Klop – beat
Knoffelhuisie – clove of garlic
Koekmeel – cake flour
Koeksoda – baking soda
Koeskoes – couscous
Koljanderblare – coriander leaves
Kolwyntjies – cupcakes
Komkommer – cucumber
Konfyt – jam
Korrelmosterd – grainy mustard
Korsie – crust
Kruisement – mint

Lamskenkel – lamb shank
Lamstjop – lamb chop
Lemmetjiesap – lime juice
Lensies – lentils
Lourierblaar – bayleaf

Makriel – mackerel
Marjolein – marjoram
Mielieblom – cornflour
Murgbene – marrow bones
Murgpampoentjie – baby marrow

Naeltjies – cloves
Na smaak – to taste

Oesters – oysters
Olyfolie – olive oil
Ongesoute – unsalted
Ontbeende – deboned
Ontklok – core removed
Origanum – oregano

Patat – sweet potato
Peperforel – peppered trout
Piekel – pickle
Pietersielie – parsley
Platblaar-pietersielie – Italian parsley
Pomelo – grapefruit
Posjeer – poach
Preie – leeks

Rape – turnips
Repiespek – streaky bacon
Roket – rocket
Rooipeper – cayenne pepper
Rooiwyn-asyn – red wine vinegar
Roomkaas – cream cheese

Salie – sage
Salm – salmon
Salot – shallot
Seldery(stok) – celery (stalk)
Sesamolie – sesame oil
Skelvis – haddock
Skorsie – gemsquash
Soetrissie – bell pepper
Sojasous – soy sauce
Sonneblomolie – sunflower oil
Sprietuie – spring onions
Spruite – sprouts
Steurgarnale – prawns
Stokvisfilet – hake fillet
Strooisuiker – caster sugar
Styfgeklopte room – whipped cream
Suikerboontjies – sugarbeans
Swartkersies – black cherries

Tiemie – thyme
Tinfoelie – tinfoil

Ui – onion

Vanieljegeursel – vanilla essence
Vanielje-ekstrak – vanilla extract
Vanieljepeul – vanilla pod
Varkribstuk – pork loin
Verrykte – enriched
Versiersuiker – icing sugar
Vla – custard
Vla-pampoentjie – patty pan
Voedselkleursel – food colouring

Witbroodmeel – white bread flour
Witsjokolade – white chocolate
Witwynasyn – white wine vinegar

  • Jacey

    Hi Sarie June 2017 would love the crochet patterns in English! Love your magazine but Afrikaans is not brilliant especially when it comes to food and crafts. Thank you