Braai Recipes

Black Forest Cake

October 24, 2023 9:53 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans A traditional Black Forest cake consists of layers of chocolate cake doused in kirsch liqueur and layered…

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…

Caesar Salad On A Stick

September 19, 2023 3:35 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans This is not a traditional Caesar, but definitely a tasty salad and with a different and fun…

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…

south african sushi

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…

BBQ sauce

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…

american hot dog

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…

campfire biscuits

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…

real american chilli

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…

prawn burgers

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:…

making boerewors

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…

corn dogs

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…

Pork with Mango Salsa

November 30, 2021 2:25 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans The tastes of summer are evident in this recipe for pork ribs pared with mango salsa. The…

malva pudding

Pimped Malva Pudding

March 11, 2021 10:48 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans We are upgrading this popular dessert, the malva pudding, and see no harm in adding fragrant and…

braai banquet

Braai Banquet

March 11, 2021 10:25 am Published by

Entertaining is lots of fun, especially when you go beyond the casual braai and elevate it to a braai banquet.…

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…

Perfect Porkchops

December 4, 2020 2:38 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans 4 – 6 servings Preparation time: 5 minutes Pan-frying or braaiing time: 8 – 10 minutes Ingredients…

Sticky Pork Rashers

December 4, 2020 2:37 pm Published by

With versatile, value-for-money pork, there’s always new and exciting tastes to try. Impress your friends with this recipe at your…



December 2, 2020 10:05 pm Published by

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

spare ribs

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…



November 13, 2020 9:49 am Published by

Read in Afrikaans Girls have decided that they too can fire up a braai and do some really good braaiing.…

Dill Potato Salad

August 28, 2020 2:05 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans What makes this potato salad extra tasty is that the hot potatoes are steeped in stock for…

Salt Slab Cooking

August 28, 2020 1:47 pm Published by

A Himalayan Crystal Salt Slab imparts a wonderful flavour to the food and has health benefits too. Once heated the…

Prawn and sausage skewers

August 21, 2020 12:25 pm Published by

These easy and delicious skewers can serve as a wonderful Sunday braai dish. Recipe serves 6. Ingredients: 18 prawns, deveined…

Smokey Prego Rolls

December 4, 2019 1:07 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans This is almost a cheat’s way of smoking brisket, as a whole brisket takes several hours to…

Sweet potato bake

December 4, 2019 1:00 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans A slightly different take on a dish that is a staple at any South African braai. Ingredients…

Mexican bowl

November 18, 2019 9:44 am Published by

Lees in Afrikaans All the flavours of Mexico in one dish that looks so pretty we couldn’t wait to tuck…

Jalapeño Poppers

October 25, 2019 1:37 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans Hot and spicy poppers are the perfect starter to get your taste buds revved up for the…

French Toast Skewers

January 21, 2019 8:00 am Published by

Ingredients:1 medium French loaf1 punnet strawberries3 eggs½ cup milkDash of vanilla extractSprinkle of cinnamonIcing sugar to serve Cut the French…

Asian Inspired Cooking

November 15, 2018 2:35 pm Published by

Read in Afrikaans We got a bit creative for this Asian inspired dish of spring onion pancakes with Chinese BBQ…

Loaded Fries

November 15, 2018 1:04 pm Published by

Lees in Afrikaans This use of frozen potato chips is super easy and tastes great, making it perfect for your…

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.…

Braai Breakfast

March 15, 2018 9:27 am Published by

Long-life salads These two old-fashioned salads last for ages if kept cool. In fact, they last so well that you…

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

Veggies on the braai Some say that veggies should be cooked in the kitchen, but these recipes make for great…

Southern Inspired BBQ

March 8, 2018 11:20 am Published by

Southern Inspired BBQ Southern US food is diverse, taking influences from Africa, UK and France, amongst others, and creating a…

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…

Ina's Lamb Fix

February 23, 2018 8:14 am Published by

Ina’s lamb fix A household name in South African food, Ina Paarman started in a garage with a very small…

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…

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