Archive | September, 2009

Braai Fit For A King – With a putu pap recipe

As a South African, I feel every man should know how to get a great Braai going, from starting the fire to creating great African meals. As we all know a great braai comes from how you pack your coals, we all have a personal preference, Charcoal, Briquettes, or Wood. I am not a follower […]

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Butterfly lamb

This is a great lamb recipe that can be done on the braai or in the oven and is a really nice change from the usual garlic and herb flavored lamb. Do it for your next braai, you won’t regret it and serve it with the potato bake. This is enough for 4-6 people. What […]

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Maize Meal Braai Dumplings

This is a very South African dumpling and it’s fabulous!! Make slap-pap from like a true South African: 2 cups water 2 TBSP Maize meal 1tsp salt Boil the water in a saucepan, then add the maize meal and stir vigorously. Simmer for 20 minutes until cooked.

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When you must braai no matter what

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Helpful Hints on How to Treat your Meat

• Steaks aren’t just a summertime meal idea.  Try marinating a round sirloin or blade steak and pop on the grill or in the broiler or frying pan for a tender and tasty meal.  For portion control slice before placing on platter on the table. • Making stews is a great way to manage time […]

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Braai Tips

FIREWOOD AND COALS Charcoal is very popular but any wood that produces long-lasting coals is suitable. Rooikrans, Camelthorn, Umbrella-thorn, Sickle-bush, even vine stumps are ideal. Use fire lighters, but never petrol to light a fire. HINTS WHEN BRAAING Beef must be thawed before it is grilled.  Remove the meat from the freezer at least a […]

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Bacon and mushroom potjiekos

Another popular bacon and mushroom potjiekos recipe for potjiekos lovers. Ingredients 1 kg Carrots 1 kg Baby potatoes 1.5 kg Green Beans 1 kg mushrooms – sliced

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Chocolate Covered Bananas on Braai

Apprentice Braai-Master Corey’s Chocolate Covered Bananas (in the words of GRS intern, Corey Moffat) 1. The secret recipe of the South African chocolate banana is one the most highly prized possessions of the South African Braai Masters’ guild. It is passed down from master to apprentice only after the apprentice has proven his worth through […]

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