Seasoned Safari – Culinary Experiences

Makweti’s More-ish Muesli Rusks

One of the best things to come out of South Africa is the home-baked rusk. These “more-ish” muesli rusks made in the Makweti kitchen are nothing short of divine, and our overseas guests often can’t believe they’ve lived so long without knowing the pleasure of a rusk with morning coffee. Now, no matter where you

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Makweti’s Golden Crunchie Recipe

This recipe comes as a special treat. Those guests who have been fortunate enough to taste these crunchies straight from the Makweti kitchen, always request the recipe, and we stand by our promise to deliver it. The best part is that they are so simple to make, that even a novice in the kitchen can

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Makweti-Style Lamb Tagine

Ingredients 1 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tsp ground black pepper 1 1/2 tbsp paprika 1 1/2 tbsp ground ginger 1 tbsp turmeric 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 shoulder of lamb Trimmed and cut into 5cm / 2 inch chunks, about 1.1kg / 2 1/2 lb meat in total 2 large onions, grated 2 tbsp olive

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Makweti Curried Prawn, Mango And Rosti Amuse

If you want to make something that is as exotic as it is delicious, this is your best bet. Plus it will offer a fond reminder of the cuisine that Chef Phillip and his team so lovingly create in the Makweti kitchen. Get the recipe here and make it at home. We’d love to hear

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Pear And Almond Tart Recipe

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me A partridge in a pear tree… We don’t have a partridge or a pear tree, but we can give you the recipe for the most delicious Pear And Almond Tart! Whip this up for the festive season and you’ll have family and friends

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Makweti Zebra Bread Recipe

There’s nothing quite like fresh bread after a morning game drive. But even if you’re not climbing out of a game vehicle before heading to the breakfast table, you can still enjoy a taste of Makweti Safari Lodge by making Chef Phillip‘s delicious Makweti Zebra Bread at home.

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Make Your Own Makweti Chicken Tagine

There’s something incredibly exciting about a meal prepared in a tagine. It feels authentically African. This method of cooking originated in the Maghreb region of Africa, along the Mediterranean Sea coastline in the far North-West of our continent. Countries like Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya are all known to infuse ingredients together like this in

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