7 Colours

Inside Chellz's Kitchen
Inside Chellz's Kitchen

Call it what you may, Serve in Colours, 7 Colours or Sunday Best like we grew up knowing it was called. Sunday is the end of the week and the start of the week. While some attend church and this is their day of worship, for others it's a out Sunday Soccer, Chisanyama and even laundry while others believe it is the perfect day of the week to come together as family and friends to enjoy a big home hearty meals with what is traditionally called 7 colours in our region.

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We’d open our eyes and it was there - on Sundays or Christmas! Named for the assortment of colours it presents when served, 7 colours is a traditional South African meal that would include rice, chicken or beef, and sides such as pumpkin, sweet potatoes, beetroot, cabbage, beans salad, potato salad, or coleslaw. We must admit we enjoyed the kitchen last month discovering Dijo tsa Setso with Foods Botswana so much that, I want to reintroduce Sunday Best into my home to my boys.

Our Sunday meals will always have a traditional element making up a part of the lunch because we hardly eat “traditional meals” and the more I prepare the dishes, the more myself and the children learn about our culture. A change from us traveling the world through food. Sarona samp with a twist! If you love your creamy samp you definitely are definitely going to enjoy this recipe.


2 cup Sarona Samp

½ cup Cremora

2 tbsp Margarine

1 tsp Aromat


Wash your samp.

Once washed, place your samp in bowl and soak overnight. (Soak in 1l of cold water) or 2hrs in warm water.


Drain your samp and place in pot. Add boiling water to your samp (add enough water to cover your samp) Bring to boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and allow to simmer for 2 hours or until nearly soft. Stir every 30 minutes. Add water while cooking if necessary. In a bowl or jug mix your Cremora of hot water and mix. Add another 150 ml of warm water. Add to your samp. Add your margarine and aromat to your samp as well. Allow to simmer for a further 20 minutes (stir occasionally - you will get a creamy texture) Serve hot and enjoy!

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