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Iconic South African veggie sides

Iconic South African veggie sides

The smell of steak and sausages sizzling on the braai grid over hot coals is a memory most South Africans cherish. The hustle and bustle of the family in the kitchen preparing the vegetable side dishes while the ‘braai-kings’ hold fort over the fire and watch the meat...
Top 10 things SA expats miss about home

Top 10 things SA expats miss about home

South African expats heading for foreign shores often overlook what makes South Africa unique. Once there, it hits them like a ton of bricks: South Africa is unique and there’s a lot to miss about “back home”. Something that we often hear expats say is that they are...
Braaibroodjie with a twist: The braaiboat

Braaibroodjie with a twist: The braaiboat

Sitting around the braai, everyone assumes that the meat is the main event when in reality, it’s the braaibroodjies. Not many people will admit it, but the braaibroodjies are secretly what they’re there for at some braais. You know it’s true!...
A marriage of cultures: paella on the braai

A marriage of cultures: paella on the braai

Paella on the braai, a marriage doomed to fail?  The road to fine cuisine has been paved with doomed recipes causing the divorce of many a good chef and their pans! However, in this case, a paella braai can only mean one thing. Good food, succulent flavours and...
Repurposing Easter eggs

Repurposing Easter eggs

When Easter passes, and everyone has had their fill of Beacon marshmallow easter eggs, what do you do with all of the leftovers? You know what they say; “waste not, want not”, especially when it comes to chocolate treats! Instead of throwing your pile of uneaten...