Author Archives: Jan Braai

ITALIAN BRAAI BRUCHETTA

Serve this Italian inspired meal as a snack before you start to braai your main course. This recipe is super easy, but looks very impressive. Friends and family will all be impressed and asking you for the recipe.

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THE SMASH BURGER

This burger is going to be your favourite hamburger recipe, even if you don’t know it yet. The smash burger method is the secret to crispy edges and a juicy burger.

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MACARONI AND CHEESE POTJIE

Some foods are more comforting than others, with a macaroni and cheese potjie right up there. You can either serve this as a main course, or as a very impressive side dish to braaied meat like steak, lamb or chicken.

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JAN BRAAI FAMILY MUSTARD

This is a real family recipe, from my own family. My grandfather used to make this mustard, which we had with any and all braaied meat, but to my mind it goes best with steak and pork chops or pork ribs,

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ROCKET SIRLOIN WITH BALSAMIC REDUCTION

Serving steak exactly like this was not my idea. It was during a ski holiday in Austria, with a snowstorm raging outside. It turned out that this hut had more than one fireplace, and the cook used one of them to braai steak. This is how that steak was served.

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