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  • n. A type of stew.


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Afrikaans, from Malagasy.


  • Indeed, the Malay-Portuguese words such as bobotie (a curried ground beef and egg custard dish), sosatie (kebabs marinated in a curry mixture) and bredie (slowly cooked stews rich in meat, tomatoes and spices) are integral in our cookery vocabulary.

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  • His wife was quiet, as always, tending to her bredie, or slow cooked stew, tonight made of succulent water lilies she had harvested from the pond and its fecund banks.

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  • This restaurant offers a buffet with a wide selection of traditional boerekos such as tomato bredie, chicken pie and a lavish carvery, as well as Malay curries and bobotie.


  • "You need to go to the smaller restaurants where you can eat dishes like waterblommetjie bredie," said the ambassador, referring to a meat stewed with a plant called cape pondweed.


  • South Africa itself is a rich stew, or bredie, as they call it in Afrikaans, the local Dutch polyglot.



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