HOW TO BRAAI A FISH LIKE A MASTER

Every South African knows that a braai is a winner in any situation. No plans on a Friday night? Come over for a braai! Tanning a steak or doing some mielies on the braai is something that we have all learnt how to do, but cooking a fish on a braai can be a little tricky. We have some helpful tips for you: WHAT FISH WORKS ON A BRAAI? We are spoilt in South Africa with our choice of fish, we’re Read More...

THE INS AND OUTS OF SMOKING YOUR OWN MEAT

Guy Fieri from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives has introduced the average Joe to meaty treats like smoked ribs and juicy smoked brisket. So what is stopping you from smoking your own brisket? Absolutely nothing! We have some helpful tips to get you started for your first smoking session.   WHAT YOU NEED: When it comes to smoking a piece of meat, you only need a few things to make a delicious dish Wood Water Meat A water tray How simple is that?   METHOD: The amount Read More...

Cleaning your stainless steel braai

If you have your own stainless steel braai or gas braai, you will need to take care of it so that it doesn’t rust and ruin. You have spent all the money on it so you want it to always look good. Stainless steel is a durable material but it still needs to be cleaned regularly and maintained or else it will not last and it will tarnish. So just like you would look after your car, look after your Read More...

The elusive sundowner

As a proud PE girl, I have spent many a day and night around a fire with friends and family. My own family has a tradition, Sunday is the braai day and you better be there. My brother and I know not to mess with my mother on this! As I am sure that every family has their own braai tradition and the meat, salad and braai toasties that go with it, one of my fondest and most delicious memories Read More...

11 reasons to use a wood pellet fireplace

You may be asking yourself why you should use a wood pellet fireplace and the answer is simple. A wood pellet fireplace will reduce your heating cost as the wood pellets are cheaper than gas or oil, you will also reduce your carbon footprint. Wood pellet fireplaces are already a staple in Europe. It is also 52% cheaper than electricity. The wood pellets are made of compressed pine sawdust and offcuts of wood from our timber industry, nothing goes to Read More...
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