Braai Guy

Mon
15
Jun

Recipes to impress the ladies

Recipes romantic dinner | SA Men

If you’re as useful as a garden spade in the kitchen, check out these easy, yet sophisticated meals you can cook to impress that special person. We’ve selected 2 options for mains and desserts which will surely add that WOW factor to your first date, and have your lady highly impressed with your skills in the kitchen.  The Magnificent Mains Give your date night a bit of a zing with these delicious flavours of ginger, chilli and zesty lemon.

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Tue
14
Apr

Cooking the perfect steak

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There's nothing that quite hits the spot like the most cherished of fast-cooked meats. Maybe you've walked around lately, eating your fill, but not satisfying a deep-seated appetite for a wholesome meal?  So make room in your freezer for some steak and don’t even let it stay there for too long.

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Fri
03
Apr

The Anatomy of a Cow Explained

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South African men have a strong desire to find the perfect piece of meat to prepare for a meal. Whether it’s on the braai, in the oven, or on a grill or frying pan. We want flavour and chunkiness in our meat and we like to show off our braai skills to the ladies. So where exactly do these chunks of meat come from on the cow?

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Fri
20
Feb

Braai Guy's perspective on Load Shedding

Load shedding and the braai

So, how many times a week is it ok to have a braai? In our case, we probably braai more often than most South African families! Our circle of friends also enjoys a good braai (very often). So it does come as a bit of a surprise to me that our neighbours have maybe had 2 braai’s over the last 7 years, despite the fact that they have a beautiful braai area with all the bells and whisltes.

Let me explain where I am going with this:

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Fri
24
Oct

Lodge Cast Iron and Johnny Hamman Cooked up a storm

Johnny Hamman and Lodge

The creative foodie and Kokkedoor Winner, Johnny Hammond, joined Lodge Cast Iron to celebrate the launch of Lodge Cast Iron Cookware at Boardmans. Johnny Hamman cooked up a storm with the Lodge Cast iron Cookware range at the Grill House, where he demonstrated how SA braai meets all-American outdoor cooking. The CEO of Lodge flew down from Tennessee to share the story of how his great grandfather created the Lodge legacy in 1896. Lodge Cast iron Cookware has been heating things up for over 100 years.

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Thu
09
Oct

Crispy Aromat Sheep Tails

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Here’s a secret recipe from the great outdoorsmen of the farms and Platteland of South Africa. If you’re looking for something new and interesting to wow the guests at your next braai, check out this delicious recipe for a pre main-course braai snack to whet your guest’s appetite. In the early days, sheep tails were traditionally slow cooked as a casserole overnight in the oven on a low heat and enjoyed with krimmelpap for breakfast. As I’m writing this, my sheep tail breakfast is simmering away in the oven.

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Fri
12
Sep

Steak of the Nation - Jan Braai

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Jan Braai, head of the National Braai Day initiative, delivers the 2014 Steak of the Nation address ahead of National Heritage Day on 24 September. A day on which all South Africans will be united around fires. #steakofthenation

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Fri
08
Aug

Be the Braai Master with this Stand-up Rib Recipe

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Whoever says lamb rib is an inferior meat selection, has never tried the Stand-up Rib method of braaing. With this recipe, the days of throwing the ribs to the dogs are over. Nowadays we all know the special flavour of ribs, and love to sit around an open fire using our fingers and nibbling on the meat straight off the bone.

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Thu
12
Jun

Springbok fillet – a surprise from the fire

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The word Springbok entices a lot of emotion for South Africans. Mostly because it is the name of our National rugby team and for those who can remember, it was once our national animal. It certainly stirred up some emotion in me when I had a piece of Springbok fillet straight from the fire the other day. Hopefully by sharing the recipe we could elicit the same emotion!

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Thu
12
Jun

Smoking Gun Braai Chops

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When it comes to making the perfect braai, everyone is a braaimaster and has their own unique methods of preparing the ultimate braai chops. However you prefer to prepare your chops for the braai, take a quick look at this recipe and prepare to have your taste buds absolutely tantalized. Stay strong when your mother in-law starts shouting orders and criticisms about your methods, even she will be super impressed when they’re done.

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