It’s that time of the year again when the whole of SA goes ballistic for braaing (but who’s complaining?). Spring is here and we’re rearing to go!
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Right – on to the real reason why you’re all here... the fooooood!
With so many braai recipes overcrowding the internet right now, we’ve decided to make it easy for you. Below is the ultimate Braai Day guide – one that will serve you well for Saturday and years to come! In fact I urge you to Pin it, forward it, tweet it... and make sure your friends and family get involved in the Heritage Day braai spirit! And if you're in the Durban region - don't forget to check out the first ever Shisa Nyama Festival taking place at the Moses Madiba stadium on Sunday. A 2-day braai marathon? Bring it on!
Are you ready for this show-stopper menu? Read on!
DrinksKick things off with these proudly SA drinks! Feel like popping open some wine? Then check out which Shirazes will go superbly with your braai. We also recommend a decent craft beer if you’re wanting to quench your thirst with something icy. And then of course – we can’t forget the classic G & T!
Snacks and nibblesCrumbed biltong and ricotta frittersBoerewors vetkoek lollies with a tomato dipCrispy mieliepap dhaltjiesCrackers with biltong and basilCalamari kebabsHot wings with blue cheese dipBraaibroodjiesBoerewors phyllo wheel
MeatSteak and mushroom braai pieKudu fillet stuffed with anchovy butterSteak sandwiches with chimichurri sauceChicken pie on the braaiSmoked whole lamb ribFennel and orange stuffed kob7 awesome potjie recipesPork ribsChakalaka lamb enchiladas
Salads and sidesBiltong, mushroom and feta pap tertHasselback courgettes with tomato salsaCreamy potato bake with caramalised onionGrilled nectarine and lentil saladWarm barley and chickpea salad with roasted veggiesButternut and red onion gratinPotato bake with onions and thymeBreadsRoostekoekBacon beer breadGarlic bread with Parmesan and coriander butterTomato and olive braai breadLow carb cheesy zucchini bread Gourmet stuffed braai loafVegetarianBraaied potato halvesBBQ cauliflower nuggets with a sour cream and chive dipGrilled sweetcorn with feta and cayenne pepperThe Jack Parow broodjieDessertsMilk tart sundaes (low carb)Peppermint Crisp ice cream cakeNo-churn condensed milk and koeksister ice creamBar One, Amarula and Tennis Biscuit chocolate torteMalva pudding - 5 waysLemon fridge tartSpiced Cape brandy pudding
Finally...Creamy rooibos liqueurAmarula coffeeThe sweetest koeksistersReady... set... braai!Until next week,Tessa
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