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Braai pie recipe

In all honesty, the first time I was introduced to the concept of a braai pie was when I saw my very first Suzelle DIY video; if you don’t know who Suzelle is, look her up and get ready for a good laugh. Looking back, I can’t believe I didn’t know what braai pie was. […]

Choosing the right braai

Choosing a braai

Kettle, gas or flat top braai – which is the right option for you? We weigh up the pros and cons of each. Choosing the right braai is a hotly contested topic in South Africa. We’ve got everything you need to know about becoming the ultimate braai aficionado. So, if you’re in the market for […]

Winner! Best braai recipe competition

And the winner of our best braai recipe competition is…   Annabel Biggar with The Braai Pie The runners-up are: Warren Smith with Cheesy streaky bacon rump Hans Fouche with Swanniebraai Congratulations to the winner, and a big thank you to all who sent their recipes for our competition. Also, a big thank you to YuppieGadgets […]

Winning Recipe: The Braai Pie

Annabel Biggar’ braai pie is a pure delight; I hope you’ll try it out the next time you braai!   Ingredients:   Sandwich type grid with edges 2 rolls of puff pastry 1 packet of spinach 1 or 2cChicken breasts (fillets) – optional 1 packet shredded bacon 1 onion 1 red pepper 1 yellow pepper […]

Competition recipe: Cheesy streaky bacon rump

We wanted to share with you Warren Smith’s recipe, one of the entrants in our Best Braai Recipe Competition.   My braai recipe is like this: a good few portions of rump and streaky beacon.   Method:   First sprinkle meat tenderizer, six gun grill seasoning and a bit of sugar on the steak and […]

Competition recipe: Swanniebraai

This is not necessarily here for the delightful recipe, but rather the inventiveness of the braai. Hans Fouche shares with us his Heritage Day story.   We were out the whole day and were exhausted. We still wanted to have a braai without the long wait. We then took out our Swanniebraai (purchased from a South African […]

Best braai recipe competition | closed

Prepare your braai tools and get ready for another epic celebration of our Heritage Day this Tuesday, 24 September!   Heritage Day is one of South Africa’s most colourful public holidays, because it celebrates the diversity of cultures that make up this country, and because it is traditionally the day when the bulk of South […]

The healthy way to braai

Health experts say that cooking over high heat is bad and suggest several damage-control methods.

Hearty and healthy braai

Summer is traditionally the braai time. However, the traditional South African braai can be one of the unhealthiest eating experiences. It does not have to be like that. As long as you keep meat portions moderate (about the size of your palm); stick to whole-wheat breads and rolls; serve salads without fatty dressings; and add […]

bidorbuy is for appliances

South Africans love their food. It is therefore not surprising that so many appliances in bidorbuy household section are devoted to making food. Our attention must first and foremost be directed to this electrical grill, because South Africans would not be South Africans if you took their braai away from them (banish the thought). The […]