Magazines contribute immensely to the development of a nation's distinctive cuisine.

Read about the South African magazines and food editors that helped to create and pin down our cuisine.

Falling Cloudberries and Apples for Jam

Tessa Kiros

Tessa Kiros is the daughter of a Finnish mother and a Greek-Cypriot father. She was born in London, raised in South-Africa, travelled the world, and settled with her Italian husband in Tuscany.

Tessa Kiros shares her heritage, fascinating stories, memories and recipes from friends and family from all over the world in her books.

South Africans will recognise a number of South African dishes.

Falling Cloudberries

Falling Cloudberries includes recipes for spare ribs and milk tart.



Apples for Jam

You will find pumpkin fritters, lamb and green bean bredie (casserole) and a simple but fabulous version of peppermint crisp tart (pie) in Apples for Jam.