Braai Day 2016

24th September is that one public holiday we love, time to come together and celebrate our heritage, diverse cultures and history of our beloved country. Heritage Day, or now more lovingly referred to as Braai Day falls on a Saturday this year so no long weekend unfortunately. Still, whip out the braai tongs and braai on.

Don’t have a braai? Head on down to Eerste Steen or Small Bay where there are braai facilities and the view picture perfect.

Here’s a few braai recipe ideas to get you going.

Jan Braai’s Garlic and Peri-Peri Drumsticks
Jan Braai’s garlic and peri-peri chicken drumsticks are simple and tasty. Few ingredients and not much effort. Click here for the full recipe.


Ostrich Burger on the Braai
Ostrich meat is a great alternative to beef and much healthier. Jan Braai’s grilled burger patties will have you converted to a bird lover. Get the full ostrich burger recipe by clicking here.


Justin Bonello’s Strandloper Crayfish
Doesn’t always have to be meat you’re braaing and there’s loads of crayfish in our waters.  It’s the perfect recipe for a braai at the beach with only two ingredients and you won’t believe what the one ingredient is . . . Click here for the full recipe.


Braaied Banana and Pineapple with Ice Cream and Syrup
Braaied banana, pineapple and ice cream with syrup sounds like a good plan for a no mess, no fuss dessert on braai day. Click here to find out how to prepare this one.


Blueberry Muffin Potjie
Imagine one giant muffin in a potjie pot. Makes for a perfect breakfast or dessert. Get the full recipe for blueberry muffin potjie here.