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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…

Greek Style Lamb Flatty

October 24, 2023 9:22 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans We borrowed this recipe From Justin Bonello after trying it with him on one of our adventures…

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…

Yoghurt Flatbreads

September 19, 2023 2:17 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans This is Justin Bonello’s go-to flatbread recipe on the fire. Whether you are making asbrood (where the…

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…

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…

Jam bread sticks

March 15, 2018 10:09 am Published by

Bread sticks filled with apricot jam A braai should involve the whole family, which means also keeping the kids busy.…

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…

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…

Dessert on fire!

February 26, 2018 1:00 pm Published by

Dessert on fire! Many of us like a little something sweet after the main meal, and there are loads of…

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…

Anna’s succulent fish

February 22, 2018 11:21 am Published by

A fly-fishing expedition years ago bagged us some small trout that we simply pan-fried in butter and ate as an…

Tanya’s sticky ribs

February 22, 2018 11:00 am Published by

Tanya Visser is known as a gardener, magazine editor and presenter of the TV programme The Gardener on The Home…