10 Of The Very Best Braai Recipes For Heritage Day


Nothing says Heritage Day in South Africa quite like the smoky-sweet flavour of a braai. On the 24th of September, South Africans across the country celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. Braai4Heritage calls upon all South Africans to celebrate their common roots by having a braai on Heritage day.

It’s time to grab your tongs, light the fire, and get braaing! Here are some of the most tantalising braai recipes.

Beer Can with Bacon and Minced Meat for the Braai

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Bacon, burgers, cheese and beer. Maybe not the healthiest of combos, but doesn’t sound darn good to have this monster of a meal once in a while?

Easy Cheesy Mielie Braai Bread 

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Because every braai deserves a broodjie!

The Ultimate Sosatie Recipe for Braai Day

sosaties 10 Of The Very Best Braai Recipes For Heritage Day

Tomorrow millions of South Africans will celebrate their heritage with a braai. If you haven't shorted out the braai menu for the big event, then you've come to the right place.

Peri-peri chicken on the braai

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Chef Pieter from Leopard's Leap is celebrating Braai Day this weekend with a recipe he got from his grandmother's Portuguese neighbours in Mozambique in 1965.

3 Desserts for the Braai

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Your steak was a hit with the guests but now it’s time to end the night with something sweet.

Ostrich Sosaties marinated in Cape Tawny Port and Horseradish Cream

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What’s a spring braai without an Ostrich sosatie? On a recent trip to Calitzdorp, the Nel family from De Krans Wines introduced me to these succulent Klein Karoo treats.

Cured bacon, peach and marshmallow kebab

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This bacon, peach and marshmallow kebab is a real treat, especially when washed down with a glass of Lanzerac Chardonnay 2014.

Tequila BBQ Chicken

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The combination of orange juice and tequila make this recipe a good choice if guests like their barbecue sweet.

How to make the perfect braai burger

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No one likes a dry, tasteless beef patty. With these simple tips you can become one of the few, the proud, the one who can actually grill a hamburger.

When Bourbon meets braai the party is saved

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It may not be warm enough to fire up the grill just yet, but we have spring fever and it’s never too early to start perfecting your barbecue sauce.