Braai with Blaauwklippen this Heritage Day

Call it Heritage Day or Braai Day – either way, 24 September celebrates the many cultures that make us uniquely South African and what better way to celebrate than by uniting around a fire for good food and wine?

Hamm & Uys Eatery is the newest addition to Blaauwklippen, one of the earliest South African wine farms in Stellenbosch, and they’ll be serving up a heritage-inspired braai feast of traditional favourites made with their contemporary flair and cheeky twists.

Braai 3 Braai with Blaauwklippen this Heritage Day

From classic “government bread” braaibroodjie and West Coast mussels via gourmet plankievleis and smoked lamb on braai-style pizzas through to nostalgic desserts including Rice Krispie cookies, melktert, koeksisters and hertzoggies, the chef duo have dreamed up a menu perfect for celebrating South Africa’s diverse food cultures and influences.

Braai 2 Braai with Blaauwklippen this Heritage Day

TV chefs Johnny Hamman and Marius Uys recently brought their culinary flair to Blaauwklippen with their country-style, heritage-inspired Hamm & Uys Eatery. They met as competitors on the second season of reality cooking show Kokkedoor and are well known for their bespoke catering company Slippery Spoon Kitchen which specialises in tailor-made events and unique food experiences for weddings, private and corporate gatherings.

Experience their unique style and love of South African culinary tradition on Heritage Day, 24 September, at Blaauwklippen. Book your seat for R400 pp with events@blaauwklippen.com

the braai

Classic South African Braai Broodjies on Government loaf and Blaauwklippen MCC

West coast mussel pot station with ‘askoek’ and homemade farm butter

Baby chicken braai swords and Portuguese rice station

Sirloin ‘plankievleis’ braai station with smoked salt and chimichurri sauce

Smoked leg of lamb and ‘hangop’ kaas pizza station (vegetarian pizzas also available)

Vegetable kebab yakitori braai station

the ‘slaai’

‘Tamatie uitpakslaai’

‘Koperpennie slaai’

Rosemary roasted potato wedges

Garden salad de jour

Fire-roasted leeks with Amazi ricotta

traditional dessert table

‘Melktert’, ‘koeksisters’, carrot cake, baked cheesecake, old-fashioned ‘soetkoekies’, ‘Hertzoggies’, Rice Krispies cookies

‘moerkoffie’ with condensed milk