Halloween isn't a South African tradition, but I just adore all the spooky treats, black & orange décor, outrageous costumes and themed parties celebrated on the 31st.
Martha Stewart has some fabulous Halloween themed recipes and ideas,
here are some of my favourites:
Spiderweb Eggs (recipe via here)
Shrunken Heads in Cider (recipe via here)
Bat Wings (recipe via here)
Monster Fingers and Pimento Cheese Paws (recipe via here)
Pickled Brains (recipe via here)
The history of why Halloween is celebrated is actually quite interesting...
read more about it here.