Cape Malay Cooking with Fatima Sydow


A pack of Macaroni cooked as per packet instructions.

Red and yellow pepper , cut into bite size pieces

1 cup of grated cheddar cheese

A few tomatoes slices

For the Cheese sauce

250 ml fresh cream

500 ml milk

1 teaspoon of salt

A pinch of nutmeg

1 tablespoon of mustard powder

2 cups of grated cheddar cheese( to add to the sauce after its been made)

1 teaspoon of black pepper

3 tablespoons of cornflour

50 grams of butter to add after the sauce has been made

To make the White cheesy sauce, put all ingredients, except the butter and cheese, in a saucepan and stir well . Place on the stove and cook and stir on medium to high heat until sauce has thickened and remove from the stove top. Add the butter and cheese and stir . Put one side .

Next step -

Mix the cooked pasta , sauce , chopped yellow and red pepper together in a bowl . Spoon into a large baking dish ... Top with more cheese , slices of tomato and freshly chopped chili ... Sprinkle on some black pepper ... Bake for 30 minutes on 190°C. And its done ...

TIP - you can add tuna or cooked chicken , cooked prawns or crayfish to take it to another level .


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