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Beer Bread for the Braai

Ingredients 500g self-raising flour 1/2 tsp salt 125g cheddar, cut into small cubes 340ml beer (a can in South Africa, slightly less than a full can here in the UK) 50ml water 1Tbsp fresh thyme 50ml sesame or sunflower seeds Maldon salt to sprinkle on top Method Pre-heat the oven to 180C  Grease a small […]

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The only way to braai chicken

The only way to braai chicken: must be room temperature. put chicken in a LARGE dish with a liquid seal lid. Add plenty olive oil, herbs, spices of your choice, some fresh lemon juice, garlic etc. Close container (a pick ‘n pay bag will do) and shake up. Allow to marinade for at least half […]

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Jansson’s Temptation

This is a traditional Swedish side-dish, but I think it would go swimmingly with a proudly South African braai. After all it’s essentially a potato bake only with the addition of anchovies. We were initially a bit skeptical about the fishy component, but I have to say it blends in beautifully, adding just the right […]

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Monkey Gland Recipe

Hi All. I was in SA last year and I would really appreciate it if somoene can post the Monkey Gland sauce for the pork ribs. Thanks!

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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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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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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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