Carrot cake potjie recipe

Ever wanted a slice of carrot cake in the bush? This recipe from Jan Braai’s latest recipe book, The Democratic Republic of Braai, will solve that problem.

Breakfast braai muesli recipe

Breakfast braai muesli? Here’s how to do it! This recipe is just one of the exotic new braai recipes in Jan Braai’s latest recipe book, The Democratic Republic of Braai.

Giant blueberry muffin potjie recipe

This blueberry muffin potjie recipe is just one of the exotic new braai recipes in Jan Braai’s latest recipe book, The Democratic Republic of Braai.

Tandoori chicken braai recipe

Braaing food has immeasurable benefits – the dry heat improves the taste and texture of the meat. These benefits are also typical of a tandoori oven, so this tandoori chicken on the braai is the best of both worlds.

Snoek pâté recipe

A slice of warm toast liberally smeared with snoek pâté is guaranteed to take me to the West Coast, that rough diamond of our great country.

Creole chicken curry recipe

Although authentic Mauritian curry powder isn’t readily available in South Africa, this creole chicken curry recipe is about as close as you’ll get to replicating a Mauritian lifestyle.

Beef trinchado potjie recipe

Beef trinchado potjie is one of Jan Braai’s favourite Portuguese meals on the fire. Here’s a recipe to make it perfectly.

Spanish omelette recipe

What sets this omelette apart from its competitors is the potato. This spanish omelette recipe is a great meal to prepare for a breakfast braai, and the perfect way to start a day.

Umngqusho recipe

On 24 September, in the spirit of nation building and unity, I suggest you serve braaied meat with umngqusho, a traditional Xhosa dish made with samp and beans and one of Nelson Mandela’s favourites.

Apple tart recipe

This dessert can be prepared in a potjie, a trick I discovered on a visit to South Africa’s apple capital, Ceres.