Pap is Afrikaans for porridge. It can be prepared in different ways. In South Africa, this porridge is prepared with milk, sugar, and butter and served as breakfast. Another way to prepare it is with a thick consistency. South Africans call it stywe pap and serve it with meat or tomato stew.
If you attend a braai while in South Africa, you will find that stywe pap with tomato, cheese, mushroom sauce is a part of almost every meal. A common meal is Pap served with Borewors. Poor people serve Pap with vegetables. The best thing about Pap is that it can be served with just about anything you like.