Our South African heritage is amazing, with our many unique local flavours and love of rugby and braai! Next time you need a quick snack, try Mushrooms and Pilchards served on Pap https://bit.ly/2wG0SQX, it’s just the thing to make you feel patriotic! #FreshMushrooms #EatMoreMushrooms #FunwithFamilyandFriends #BringOnSpring #pilchardsandpap #friedmushrooms #SouthAfricanFlavours

Mushrooms and Pilchards served on Pap

Serves 2


1 can pilchards in tomato sauce

1 punnet button mushrooms, sliced and pan-fried in 10ml butter

2 spring onions, sliced

salt and pepper

500ml pap, cooked according to pack instructions



1 Flake the pilchards and mix together with the mushrooms.

2 Sauté the spring onion in the frying pan used for the mushrooms and add it to the fish mixture.

3 Season with salt and pepper.

4 Serve the pilchard and mushroom mixture with the pap.

Cooks tip: Use the chilli pilchards variation for a spicy kick.