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Creamy Beef Potjie

    Food24's most popular braai recipe!     Ingredients: 1 tbs butter 4 leeks, only the white parts, sliced into discs 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 cups brown mushrooms, chopped 1 cube beef stock 1 kg stewing beef, cubed, but keep the fatty pieces 200 ml semi-sweet red wine 1 tub cream cheese 1 handful of parsley, finely chopped   Method: Melt the butter in a potjie over the coals. Add the leeks and garlic, season with black pepper and let it sweat for about 10 minutes until the leeks are tender. Add the mushrooms, Read More...

Delicious greens for your St Patrick’s Day braai

Three extraordinary salads: one for chicken, one for beef, one for lamb. Roast Pepper and Caper Salad Ingredients: 6 large red, yellow and green peppers 100 ml extra virgin olive oil 1 clove fresh garlic, peeled 15 ml fresh lemon juice 2.5 ml Tabasco sauce Salt and ground black pepper 30 ml capers A handful of fresh basil leaves Method: Preheat the oven to 220oC. Put the whole peppers, stalks and all, on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the skin starts to blacken in places. Now turn down the heat Read More...

How to braai perfect steak

Kamado Jan shared this quick and easy way to braai perfect steak with us. All you'll need is: A good quality cut of steak Course sea salt Crushed black pepper A touch of cayenne pepper Clarified butter/ghee Watch the video (WARNING! IT'S MOUTH-WATERING!) and give it a go. #LightUpSummer with with a great steak. (Click on this link to find out more about Kamado Jan: Learn more.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDB4Vg_jLSg Read More...

IT’S PIZZA NIGHT. LIGHT YOUR FIRES!

Pizza! One more reason to light a fire. Now pizza night can also be braai night. Try this recipe on your braai for a delicious wood-fired pizza. Pizza (Serves 4) Ingredients: For the pizza dough: 3 cups flour, 2 tsp yeast 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil 1 cup lukewarm water For the topping: Sprinkle on your choice of ingredients, but don't overload your pizza or the cheese won't melt. Method: Sprinkle the yeast into the water. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Once the yeast has activated, combine the water, Read More...

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...

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...
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