Greek Lamb Skewers with fresh Chimichurri

I’m always looking for new things to cook on the braai in summer I used lamb leg for these and it was surprisingly tender – the yoghurt based marinade really helps to keep the meat soft and the flavours are fantastic. These will be great cold too as leftovers   Marinade: 3/4 cup greek yoghurt…

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Marinated whole fish on the braai

Fish on the braai/bbq is a delicious thing – you get a great smoky flavor. You could use any fish for this, we used silverfish which is similar to snapper. I chose smallish ones so that we could each have our own fish. Ingredients: 1 x small fish per person (unless you doing 1 big…

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The Braai Pie – for SA Heritage Day

Yesterday was Heritage day,  otherwise known as braai day.  The streets are quiet and there is a haze of smoke from all the braai’s happening simultaneously. Your mouth waters as you smell the unmistakable scent of Boerewors and Lamb chops being cooked on the grill. For those of you who aren’t already huge fans, this…

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Sam’s Brandy Banana Split….on the braai!?!

My darling boyfriend can be very creative when he wants to be. We saw this on a video but we didn’t have all the tools. That did not deter him though and this was really more-ish. This would be the perfect dessert for when your camping – everything can be done on the fire. You’ll…

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Freedom day braai – grilled sirloin with herbed butter

Today is freedom day so we get the day off! But more than that, the day means alot in our country. It celebrates freedom and commemorates the first post-apartheid elections held on this day in 1994. The elections were the first non-racial national elections where everyone of voting age of over 18 from any race…

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Light’s out – Let us braai!

So in South Africa we have this thing called load shedding. Basically, because our electricity provider is so rubbish we have to have periods without any electricity. We try not to let this get us down though, and rather make the most of it. HOWEVER, when it catches you by surprise and your aren’t warned…

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Lazy Saturday braai – Chilli & Garlic Mushroom skewers with a minty yoghurt sauce

One of the great things about a braai/bbq is that you can also do your sides on the braai – which pretty much means the boyfriend does all the cooking today!   For the mushroom skewers: 1 punnet whole button mushrooms 1 thinly sliced red chilli (remove the seeds if you dont like it too…

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Chermoula chicken & Red pepper kebabs with yoghurt dipping sauce

These are AMA-ZING on the braai or weber grill!  Would be good in the oven too though. Chermoula Marinade: 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon turmeric 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon dried red chilli Handful of fresh coriander 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup olive oil S&P to season Handful of…

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