Curry Potato Salad

Recipes, Vegetarian

This is based on a curry noodle salad, the recipe works just as great with boiled potatoes. Ingredients 1 kg potatoes, cut into quarters 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 tsp black pepper 1 red apple (a sweet variety) 1 tot ...
Jan Braai Potato Salad


Recipes, Vegetarian

This potato salad is pretty gourmet; if you’re going to eat salad you might as well make it properly. The photo on the opposite page shows the radish slices with the green bits still on but you have to cut them ofwhen making the salad. Ingredients 1 kg potatoes 1 medium-sized onion (chopped) 1 tot cider vinegar ½ tot mustard ...


Recipes, Venison

This is a great way to braai your venison. The marinade adds some bite and sweetness, and the long marinating time not only tenderises the meat but also makes it juicier. Before the braai you skewer the meat with dried fruit and bacon. All this contributes to a truly great sosatie. I got this recipe from a man by the ...


Recipes, Venison

Venison meat that cooks slow and at a low temperature that falls apart after cooking is a great filling for a pie. But this is the Braai version of a pie, the jaffle. Ingredients 2 tots olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 packet bacon, chopped in small blocks 2 medium size carrots, grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed and chopped 1/2 ...


Recipes, Vegetarian

Pan-fried potato cakes were created by the Swiss as part of their breakfast, where the dish is referred to as a ‘rösti’. They are popular all over the world and the Americans call them ‘hash browns’. Put simply, they are made from grated potatoes, and are pan-fried until golden brown and crunchy. This is not a main meal but rather ...


Bread, Recipes

When you’re braaing, staring into the orange flames of a fire, you are taking a break from life. Similarly, when you are taking a break in the classical sense of the word, at school or work, you literally are taking a break. And so I conclude that braaing and taking a break are similar spiritual animals. Naturally, then, one of ...



This is a great recipe to prepare a day before when you are going on a road trip. Remember to pack your jaffle maker, extra fire wood and your tongs on top so you have easy access to it, to stop next to the road at a picnic area and braai your jaffles.



If you’ve never made dough in your life, there’s no shame in asking someone who has done it before to show you what it means to ‘knead it into one pliable piece’.Baking bread is an ancient skill, and a fulfilling one, so you need to master it. The tricky part is making the dough. If you’ve never made dough in your life, the recipe below will probably look quite daunting the frst time you read it. Take a deep breath, drink a beer, and read it again. Like riding a bicycle it’s surprisingly easy once you get the hang of it


Dessert, Recipes

Coconut ice is very easy to make and is made with non-perishable ingredients. You can always make it before a braai and spoil your guests with something special. Ingredients 1 packet (500g) icing sugar 1 packet (400g) desiccated coconut 1 tin condensed milk 5 ml vanilla essence 5 ml lemon juice a little bit of extra milk in case you ...