Katemba potjie

KATEMBA POTJIE

Beef, Recipes

n Southern Africa, especially in our neighbouring country of Namibia, there exists a strange yet common habit of mixing red wine with Coke and drinking that for pleasure. It’s called katemba and this phenomenon can also be experienced in other countries with similar climates to that of Namibia like Spain where it’s called kalimotxo. In this recipe I changed the ...
Fillet steak with mushroom and blue cheese sauce

FILLET STEAK WITH MUSHROOM AND BLUE CHEESE SAUCE

Recipes

Fillet is very tender and lean and is best served straight from the braai with a rich sauce full of flavour. Ingredients 1 whole fillet steak salt and pepper For  the sauce: 1 punnet brown mushrooms 1 punnet button mushrooms 1 onion (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (crushed and chopped) plain cream cheese (1 tub will be enough) 1 cup fresh ...

HAND CHOPPED BURGER

Recipes

I prefer a hand-chopped burger patty to one made with a mince at home as each piece of mince has a unique shape. However, it is way more effort. A cleaver or even a big chopping or chef’s knife will do the trick for hand chopping, and it’s best to use a plastic rather than a wooden chopping board. When ...

MINUTE STEAKS WITH ANCHOVY AND HERB BUTTER

Recipes

This butter is full of flavour and can be served with any cut of steak. You can make the butter ahead and use it as needed. Ingredients About 3 minute steaks per person/serving salt and pepper for the steaks ½block soft butter (250g) 2 garlic cloves 2 anchovy fillets 1 tot Dijon mustard 1 tsp capers 1 tsp red wine ...

Steak au Poivre

Recipes

This is a classic French dish of steak drenched in a creamy pepper sauce. Use freshly grinded peppercorns that are still course, to give you that extra pop in the sauce. Ingredients Steak of your choice, use a large rump, or smaller pieces or rump Salt and pepper for the steak For the sauce: 1 tot butter 1 tot olive ...

Namibian Chimichurri Steak

Beef

No, it’s not from South Africa but it is from Argentina via Namibia – two countries also known for cooking great meat on the fire.

POT ROAST CHICKEN

Chicken

For this version of braaied chicken you’re going the decadent extra mile. You’re not just braaing it on a grid or baking it in your man-oven, you’re roasting it in your potjie.

JAN BRAAI GAMMON

Pork, Recipes

Be sure to plan ahead and buy your gammon before they are sold out! This recipe is once again just a guideline, feel free to experiment with different ideas. Ingredients 1 gammon (about 1.5kg - 2kg, check that it can fit into your potjie 1 onion chopped roughly 2 bay leaves 1 L ginger ale 1 L chicken or vegetable ...

JAN BRAAI TRIFLE

Dessert, Recipes

All over the world, every family has their own way of making, layering and executing trifle! Here is my take on this great dessert that you can serve your guests over the festive season. The measurements of how much you will need or use of all these ingredients is not exact, and it will depend on your size of your ...

CURRY PASTA SALAD

Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian

This is one of those dishes where the reward in taste completely outweighs the incredibly easy process of making it. It goes very well with absolutely any braaied meat or fish. Ingredients 250 g pasta 1 ×420 g tin of sliced peaches 1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup plain yoghurt 1 tot curry powder 1 tsp salt just less than 1 ...