Author Archives: Jan Braai

Pina Colada Chicken Burger

One of my favourite cocktails is a Pina colada. The base of this cocktail is then inspired and used in this recipe. Serve it with your own home made Pina colada cocktail at your next braai.

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THE NEXT BEST GARLIC BREAD

Garlic bread used to be a very popular side dish at every braai. We think here at the Braai head quarters it is time to bring the garlic bread back, and make it better than ever before.

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THE BILTONG BRAAIBROODJIE

The Braaibroodjie will always be the most ionic item on the menu at any braai. We are always trying out new ideas and tastes to reinvent this incredible food item.

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THE BURGER BRAAIBROODJIE

It is well known that the braaibroodjie is the best addition to any braai. Then we also have the burger, which is the best complete meal to serve at a braai with friends. In this recipe I discovered this great gadget, a square meat press. And so the burger braaibroodjie was born.

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Paprika and Cheese Potatoes

During the collection of recipes for the book Shisanyama, I received a number of versions of baked and braaied potatoes with cheese. This is my version, drawing inspiration from various solutions to the same problem, which is how to do some nice potatoes and cheese on the braai. To my mind, it’s always easier to get potatoes soft with a bit of boiling in a potjie, as opposed to trying to bake them soft from scratch. By using your cast-iron potjie, you limit dishes and impart maximum flavour.

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