Let’s Braai
Sep23

Let’s Braai

On Thursday, South Africa will be braaing up a storm on National Braai Day. This is the one chance you have to try a few new tricks and host a braai with a different spin!

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Cowboy-style bangers and beans
Aug20

Cowboy-style bangers and beans

If you are one of those anglers that couldn’t be bothered with cooking next to the bank, then consider this dish on your next camping trip. This bankside meal shouldn’t keep you occupied for too long, and the cowboy style bangers and beans dish is quick, easy and delicious to make. All you need is a Skottel Braai, or you can use a pan over a gas...

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Beer Can Breakfast Burgers
Jul08

Beer Can Breakfast Burgers

This one is for the serious eater – no more boring bacon and eggs cooked on the gas burner. Get out of your bedchair, and rather get a fire going! You will be able to cook this on a normal braai at low heat, but a kettle braai is preferred. You will have to close these babies up with a lid during cooking time because you won’t be able to flip them. These beer can breakfast burgers are an absolute energy packing meal, using some of my...

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Soup to Cure the Winter Blues
Jun11

Soup to Cure the Winter Blues

Winter is upon us; in all its glory and what I look forward to most is a delicious bowl of homemade soup. It is at its best next to the water in the freezing months – nothing heats you up from the inside like a thick, hot cuppa soup!

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Peach Trifle
May13

Peach Trifle

The CarpFever team challenged me to come up with an easy bankside dessert recipe based on a boilie flavour of my choice. Options are limitless, as there are many combinations and base flavours to choose from. A few ideas came to mind rather quickly. White chocolate, caramel, banana or coconut, but none of these will make for interesting eating… except if you have the luxury of an oven next to the water....

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Bank Grub: Lamb shin potjie with beer and Coca-Cola
Apr02

Bank Grub: Lamb shin potjie with beer and Coca-Cola

Spending the weekend next to the water in the Breede River Valley between Worcester and Robertson with my beautiful wife and great friends is certainly my idea of an idyllic breakaway. An occasion like this is rare and deserves only the best bank side meal a chef can conjure up. And being South African, we all have an imprinted love for potjiekos. So, I didn’t have to seek far for ideas to treat our taste buds while enjoying the...

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