What better way to celebrate Heritage Month than by exploring the South African culinary treasures that have been passed down through generations. This Heritage Month, we invite you to embark on a culinary journey that pays homage to the rich and diverse heritage of South African food. 

Maize Meal Porridge

Maize Porridge

Take a delightful trip down memory lane with a simple joy that makes our mornings golden. South African soft Maize Porridge is a bowl of comfort passed down from generation to generation, and with a sprinkle of Huletts SunSweet Brown Sugar, it becomes the sweet treat that takes us back to the warmth of Gogo’s kitchen. Find the recipe here: https://www.hulettssugar.co.za/recipe/maize-meal-porridge/

Sweet & Spicy Chakalaka

Sweet & Spicy Chakalaka

When it comes to relish, nothing beats the South African classic – Chakalaka. Give this spicy showstopper a sweet twist by adding Huletts SunSweet Brown Sugar. The meeting of spices, vegetables, and sugar will delight your taste buds and take centre stage whether you serve it with pap, meat, and other vegetables. Here’s how to make it: https://www.hulettssugar.co.za/recipe/sweet-spicy-chakalaka/


Amahewu – a drink that stands tall in South African communities. Not only is it energising and filling with every sip, but it’s also so easy to make. With four ingredients: maize meal, Huletts White sugar, water, and wheat flour, you’ve got yourself a creamy South African delight. Learn how to make it here: https://www.hulettssugar.co.za/recipe/amahewu/ 


Unique and simple to make – Xigugu is a cherished Tsonga treat made from a blend of roasted corn and peanuts, mixed with spices and Huletts White Sugar. Find the step-by-step recipe here: https://www.hulettssugar.co.za/recipe/xigugu/

From Xigugu to Chakalaka, each recipe tells a South African story worth celebrating.

Download our Huletts Heritage Recipe Book here, gather your ingredients, and share your creations with us!