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Braai Day – My easy heritage recipes!

Posted on September 22, 2013 by in lamb, rsg

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Braai Day in South Africa falls on 24 September every year and I think more people celebrate Braai Day than Heritage Day which is what it is really called on our calenders. I share with your my easy braai recipes that is as colorful and flavorful as our diverse nation! Braai Day is sacred business […]

A fragrant Coffee Rub – Get in the mood for National Braai Day

Posted on September 22, 2011 by in beef

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A fragrant Coffee Rub. It is National Braai Day again and it is hard to believe that a year has gone by since I posted this. With the 2011 RWC well underway, South Africans are literally spending every waking hour either in front of the telly or next to a crackling fire with a pair […]

Lamb Rosemary garlic-and Lemon – A successful partnership indeed!

Posted on October 29, 2010 by in lamb

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Lamb Rosemary garlic-and Lemon is such a classic combination, isn’t it? A partnership that that just works, like Ozzie and Sharon, Bonnie and Clyde or Ike and Tina Turner. It is a partnership that brings forth a successful meal every time, whether it is a leg of lamb, a lamb roll or chops. Lamb Rosemary […]

Pasta salad – perfect side dish for Braai Heritage Day 2010

Posted on September 20, 2010 by in pasta

I cannot believe it is Braai Heritage day again and that it is a year since I last wrotethis post. Time flies when you’re having fun and this has certainly been a busy and exciting year. Here in South Africa, having a braai is a serious matter and we will find a good enough reason […]

Corn on the cob-grilled with chili-and basil butter!

Posted on May 19, 2010 by in vegetarian

Corn on the cob or simply mealies as we refer to them here in South Africa, is another perfect example of street food that you might find on your travels here in this multi-cultured country of ours. As I have written inprevious posts, corn or mealies are staples amongst our people and for many just […]

Lamb Recipe with Moroccan Spices – you just have to try it!!!

Posted on February 18, 2010 by in lamb

This easy Lamb Recipe with Moroccan spices is one of my favorite lamb recipes. The zing of the orange and the pomegranates and the orange and the punch of the wonderful Moroccan Spices really takes you to a most exotic destination.Last year I posted about a “blogger friend”. who lives in Morocco who sent me […]

Bamboo Skewered chicken. Grilled chicken with a twist!

Posted on February 2, 2010 by in Chicken

Bamboo skewered chicken……….yes you may be as shocked or amazed as I was when I read about it in the latest edition of Fresh Living. Grilled chicken, Skewered Chicken and not to forget Fried Chicken are always near the top in my book. Bamboo skewered chicken. Chicken is welcome the world over, but mention it […]

Grilling Recipes – Braai4heritage Day

Posted on September 23, 2009 by in lamb

Pack out your grilling recipes, summer is here and what better way to celebrate this than to have a whole day dedicated to this age old South African tradition. On Thursday 24 September, it is Braai4 heritage Day here in South Africa….and this is what their website says: ” Braai4heritage” is an initiative that calls […]

Lamb chops with a Malay twist….

Posted on June 25, 2008 by in lamb

Sosaties(Pronounced: sui-sah-ti’s) are to be found on many a traditional South African barbecue. It consists of pieces of lamb on a skewer, but it is not a kebab!! I found this post on Recipezaar and for your convenience I am copying it here. Sosaties are not kebabs. They’re meat on skewers, but they marinate in […]

Corn bread in various ways

Posted on May 27, 2008 by in baked goods

My cousin are also one of those coincidental cooks – they just do it,’cause they can kinda thing. On Sunday night at church, she whispered in my ear: “I have an easy recipe for you…” Well, that got my attention. I got the old pen out and jotted it down in a flash and while […]