Author Archives: Jan Braai

Pot roasted buns

We all agree on the cult status of braaibroodjies, or as the Queen refers to it, South African fire-toasted braai sandwiches. What follows below drew inspiration from various submissions. And so, for our next magic trick, we’re packing the flavour right into the dough and we’re giving the rolls the brilliant benefit of some potjie taste!

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Chocolate Braaibroodjies

So we all agree that a braaibroodjie is probably the best meal in the world. Then it just makes sense to make a dessert braaibroodjie. Now you can have braaibroodjies for starters, main meals and dessert.

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Mieliepap Fish cakes

The mieliepap adds a great crunch and texture to this recipe. You are welcome to use any type of firm white fish, even left over snoek from your braai can work. WHAT YOU NEED: 500 g fresh fish 3 spring onions 1 tot fresh parsley, chopped Juice and zest of 1 lemon 4 potatoes, cooked […]

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This is a revolutionary burger. It’s the vegetarian meal that meat-eaters love. I like to make them using those
normal supermarket hamburger rolls with no substance, as it keeps the focus on the mushroom.

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Tomato Risotto

This is comfort food at its best! Serve it as a main meal or as a side to your boerewors or steak braai. Also note that I make this risotto in my own way, you first make a soup full of flavour, then add the risotto rice, and then let it simmer until thick and […]

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