LAMB CHOPS – HOW TO BRAAI THEM

Lamb, Recipes

The lamb loin chop is that animal’s royal and most expensive cut of braai meat. It is exactly like a T-bone steak, but just from a lamb rather than a cow. There is a piece of sirloin and a piece of fillet.  While the end of the loin chop often goes to waste, in this case, use your sharpest knife, ...

APPLE TART BRAAIBROODJIES

Bread, Dessert, Recipes

Apple tart has a golden-brown buttery crust; Apple Tart Braaibroodjie has a golden-brown buttery crust. Apple tart has a set list of regulation ingredients in the filling; Apple Tart Braaibroodjie has the same. Freshly baked apple tart out of the oven is amazing; freshly braaied Apple Tart Braaibroodjie off the fire is also amazing. Ingredients (serves 6) 12 bread slices ...

NACHO BURGER

Beef, Recipes

Ingredients (serves 4) 500 g good-quality lean beef mince 4 hamburger rolls 2 avocados salt and pepper  1 lemon 2 tomatoes (chopped into small blocks) 1 red onion (finely chopped) 1 small chilli (chopped, optional) fresh coriander leaves (a bunch, chopped) 2 whole mielies (corn) sour cream 120 g Cheddar cheese (grated) 1 pack tortilla chips or corn chips (something ...

SAGO PUDDING

Dessert, Recipes

Sago pudding is like my brother and sisters; something that I grew up with and that both my mother and my father love. The starchy white sago grains are made from a paste that comes from the sago palm, which grows in tropical places like the East Indies. But never fear – sago pudding is an authentic South African ending ...

THE CHEESE BASH BURGER

Beef, Recipes

This method of braaing a burger patty is the route to extra-crispy edges yet a juicy centre. Here you do not pre-make or form the patties before going to the fire but simply divide the mince into portions. When everything else is ready, you put those portions of mince on a searing-hot cast-iron plate or pan and then use a ...

BONE MARROW BEEF BURGER

Beef, Recipes

Ingredients (makes 4) 800 g fillet steak 4 hamburger rolls olive oil salt and pepper  4 marrow bone portions (a portion being a lengthwise-halved bone of around 10 cm) 2 tots mayonnaise 1 punnet rocket leaves 2 tomatoes (sliced) 1 lemon spring onions (chopped) 1 tot Dijon mustard Method Light a big fire with your favourite braai wood. Cut the ...

BEEF WELLINGTON BRAAIBROODJIE

Beef, Bread, Recipes

Ingredients (makes 6) 12 bread slices butter or olive oil  Steak of your choice (rump or sirloin - about 300g) salt and pepper 1 tot Dijon mustard 1 tot whole grain mustard 6 slices of cooked or smoked ham 240 g Cheddar cheese (sliced or grated) Method Braai the steak over very hot coals until medium rare and season with ...

TANDOORI LAMB LOIN CHOPS

Lamb, Recipes

A tandoor is a clay oven traditionally used in Eastern cooking, and tandoori refers to any food cooked in a tandoor oven. A fre of wood or coal is made inside the oven and the food is exposed to direct heat. The smoke from the fre, and the smoke from the food juices and fat dripping onto the coals, all ...

SHORT RIBS IN COKE AND BRANDY

Recipes

Beef ribs are tough as nails and ideally need a lengthy cooking time on easy heat for best eating enjoyment. From scratch, it is unrealistic to braai on a grid and expect it to be tender. It would be like trying to braai oxtail on a grid and expecting it to be tender. The meat will be done, but will ...

CARAMEL BRAAIBROODJIE

Dessert, Recipes

In theory, you could slowly simmer a tin of condensed milk to produce caramel and then use that but in reality, you can just buy a tin of caramel so we are cutting straight to that point. This recipe is inspired by the Argentine alfajor snack and may inspire you to eat caramel shamelessly, at any time of day, just ...