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Loaded Guacamole

March 4, 2024 2:48 pm Published by

Fresh guacamole is a lovely dish to serve in the summer with some good dipping chips or crackers. What is…

Gin Marinated Steak

January 23, 2024 9:44 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans Great tasting, melt in your mouth party favourite. Don’t limit your use of spiced gin to botanical…

Marrow with Mint Raita

October 11, 2023 1:35 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans Rich in flavour. Underrated. Inexpensive. Really easy to do on the fire. Honestly, what’s more to love…

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Kids Braai Food Ideas

October 31, 2022 11:37 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans It is often that children are last on the list when it comes to planning a braai,…

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South African Sushi

May 16, 2022 4:33 pm Published by

And why not? Sushi ingredients with a SA twist, served with spicy chakalaka relish that you can make yourself. To…

loco moco burger

Loco Moco Burger

May 16, 2022 11:48 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans The ultimate Hawaiian comfort food, Loco Moco consists of rice topped with a hamburger patty, brown gravy…

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BBQ Sauce

April 14, 2022 1:12 pm Published by

Making your own BBQ sauce is very easy, and it’s a sure-fire way to take your braai to the next…

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The American Dog

April 14, 2022 1:02 pm Published by

According to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (yes, that is a real thing), more than 150 million hot…


Focaccia Bread Art

March 30, 2022 3:04 pm Published by

You’ve probably seen this trend sweeping across social media. Influencers and foodies alike have been sharing their creations, and making…

Cowboy Candy

March 30, 2022 2:49 pm Published by

The history of the cowboy Although associated with America, cowboy tradition actually originated in Spain. The name ‘cowboy’ comes from…

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Campfire Biscuits

March 30, 2022 2:40 pm Published by

Cowboy campfire biscuits are different to the teatime staple South Africans love. American biscuits are a savoury bread item, similar…

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Cooking with Cowboys

March 29, 2022 3:38 pm Published by

TEXT Madison Moulton South Africans are no strangers to fire – the braai is a cultural staple. However, 200 years…

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Prawn Burgers

March 9, 2022 11:21 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans How to make the Battered Prawns for the prawn burgers 12 large prawns, cleaned and peeled Oil…

cheese and onion burger

Cheese and Onion Burger

March 9, 2022 10:56 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans Strong cheese and crispy fried onions make this a pretty amazing classic combo burger. For The Burger:…

Hashbrown Breakfast Burger

February 1, 2022 11:37 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans In my opinion, the ultimate breakfast includes hash browns. Not just any hash browns, but the processed…

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Make Your Own Boerewors

February 1, 2022 11:13 am Published by

Different herbs and spices give each boerewors recipe its unique flavour profile, and they are usually passed down from generation…

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Corn Dogs

January 31, 2022 3:56 pm Published by

Another American classic, corn dogs are simply hot dog sausages dipped in batter and deep fried, and their origin is…

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Hot Dog Etiquette

January 31, 2022 3:45 pm Published by

Here are just some of the ‘rules’ the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (USA) recommends for hot dog etiquette.…

Mediterranean Bowl

December 16, 2020 11:02 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans Food bowls are trendy, easy to make look good on Instagram, and surprisingly healthy and tasty. The…

Ramen Bowl

December 10, 2020 10:51 am Published by

Read in Afirkaans Food bowls are trendy, easy to make look good on Instagram, and surprisingly healthy and tasty. The…

Luscious Bowls: Poke Bowl

December 6, 2020 10:02 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans Food bowls are trendy, easy to make look good on Instagram, and surprisingly healthy and tasty. The…


December 2, 2020 10:05 pm Published by

Mazavaroo, a well-loved Mauritian hot chilli sauce that is traditionally made with chillies, ginger, garlic, preserved lemons and spices. Many…

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Mini Spare Ribs

December 2, 2020 9:47 pm Published by

Girls have decided that they too can fire up a braai and do some really good braaiing. In her book…



November 13, 2020 10:09 am Published by

It makes sense that roasting meat on a stick has been around for a very long time. In fact, evidence…

Cooking with Gas

April 3, 2018 2:17 pm Published by

A potjie on gas Plant expert Gerald Schofield has some hidden talents when it comes to preparing food. He tends…

Braai with Ina

March 16, 2018 2:21 pm Published by

Braaiing with Ina Paarman Our favourite lady of South African cooking products is most definitely Ina Paarman. While she started…

Jan’s best braai

March 15, 2018 11:30 am Published by

It’s your right to braai the best Jan Braai believes that it is your democratic right to eat properly braaied…

The Banting Braai

March 15, 2018 10:36 am Published by

The Banting braai The name on everyone’s lips these days is ‘banting’, and The Real Meal Revolution, the book that…

Shisa nyama with Tanya

March 14, 2018 6:31 pm Published by

Shisa nyama is a Zulu phrase that literally means to ‘burn meat’, but usually refers to the gathering of friends…

Turkish barbeque

March 12, 2018 10:16 am Published by

A traditional Turkish barbeque The Turks love to barbeque, mainly because it gives them an extra opportunity to drink raki,…

Liquid smoke

March 9, 2018 8:22 am Published by

Get the smoky flavour without actually smoking anything. Liquid smoke is just what it sounds like – smoke that’s been…

S'mores Bar

March 8, 2018 4:37 pm Published by

S’mores Bar A trend that has taken America by storm and is sure to be a hit at home is…

Paella Party

March 8, 2018 4:07 pm Published by

At various times of the year, mostly around the holidays, the number of guests we accommodate seems to grow. We…

Campfire hot beans

March 8, 2018 3:40 pm Published by

Beans are a perfect side dish for a family gathering or your next camping trip. This recipe has medium chilli…

Braaiing with herbs

March 8, 2018 3:35 pm Published by

Braaiing with herbs Tanya Visser, presenter of The Gardener and copresenter of Home Made Easy TV programmes, is a gardener…

Veggies on the braai

March 8, 2018 2:30 pm Published by

At very many South African braais, the veggies (if there are any) are usually cooked in the kitchen while the…

Southern Inspired BBQ

March 8, 2018 11:20 am Published by

Southern US food is diverse, taking influences from Africa, UK and France, amongst others, and creating a unique southern style…

Holiday Braai

February 22, 2018 11:39 am Published by

Our beautiful weather allows us to take full advantage of the holiday season and have some family and friends around…