Tag Archives: Braai Tips

Top 10 Braai Tips

“Earlier today a journalist asked me for my top 10 braai tips. Considering that I did not have such a list of tips, I sucked them out of my thumb. Here they are: Nothing beats a real wood fire. Gas is Afrikaans for a guest at your braai, not something you braai with. Braaing is […]

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Home-made Fire Lighters

Dry old tea bags. Pack into a glass jar and cover with metholated spirits, allowing it to soak in. A few of these between your brickettes will give you instant flames.

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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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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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