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Things I spend too much time thinking about

Things I spend too much time thinking about

what’s for dinner why they put raisins in home made ginger beer? why do hamsters fight? are grain fed chicken eggs organic? have I forgot to pay my rates bill or is it load shedding will I ever figure out the efiling website will my husband complain like he has for...

Fluidity

Fluidity

I was brought up like a girl, I know how to start my own braai and wash my own car and I could change a Tyre if I really had to but going into my 40’s my joints are starting to have emotions of their own.Start them young, experiment with their kids, I believe in...

Coming to my senses

Coming to my senses

Nothing makes me want to braai more than my neighbours starting a fire… using Zekhala of course. What is it about a braai?

If not why not

If not why not

It’s a birthday… braaiFather’s Day…braaiCelebrating…braaiValentine’s Day…braaiIt’s a Tuesday….braai

You can never be too careful

You can never be too careful

Accidents are called accidents for a reason, always keep burn shield in your home in case of burn emergencies. After watching the story of the little girl that had the tragic accident with hot coals a few years ago we should all be aware of the dangers associated with...

Kids

Kids

My life revolves around pleasing the palettes of each of my kids, dealing with their preferences and then family friends kids when they come over so I’ve pretty much got it down! Go-to braai menu that is kid friendly I’d swear by would be tomato sauceStore bought Mac...

Fish

Fish

I have feverish dreams about how I wish I knew I could braai fish, being originally from the cape it’s a disgrace that I can’t. I do however specialise in thoroughly enjoying fish on the braai that other people make. Note to other people; please keep it simple… if I...

Proudly South African

Proudly South African

South African products I couldn’t live without when adding flavor to my meat, listed in no particular order of importance; Worsteshire sauce (hold on, is this even South African?)Mrs balls ChutneyAromatIna Parma’s anything spice related!Lemons from my lemon tree

Chicken braai cheat

Chicken braai cheat

Start your fire for the braaiPre-heat ovenSpice chickenPop on oven for 30 minutes or until partially cookedTransfer to braaiDone in no time and no bloody bones in site.

Memories

Memories

I’d say the fondest memories we have with friends and family are when we braai, December holidays a.k.a braai for dinner and leftovers for a few days is the best time for me as it’s minimal effort and our time is mostly spent outside with loved ones that we don’t have...