Ina Paarman | Shin and Oxtail Beef Potjie
A recipe for all our traditional South African lovers of camp fire cooking. The combination of shin and oxtail delivers very good flavour and makes the dish more affordable. Prepare it in two phases – phase one, tenderise the meat and phase two, add flavour.
With this weekend’s test, it’s time for a long braai. Here’s an oxtail potjie to enjoy with the game. Ingredients: 30 ml butter 30 ml canola oil 1.5 kg oxtail, small pieces seasoned flour 1 onion, …
Tomato bredie cooked on the coals
My first night of camp cooking, and my first night camping, ever, was a fiasco. That was in 2009, on the Orange River, at the grassy and well run Abiqua River Camp on the Namibian side of the water. I started too late, only then realizing that darkness is...dark. I was still rattled by the bribe we had to pay at the border, but honestly I don't remember what else drove me to the state of near hysterics. Just the otherness of it all, I think. A complete lack of routine and familiarity with…
SPAR - Creamy Chicken Potjie Recipe
Tender chicken, baby potatoes and seasonal vegetables, slowly simmered in a creamy sauce - perfect for effortless outdoor entertaining or camping.
Patatas Bravas... SA style - Simply Delicious
I’ve been wanting to make Patatas Bravas for ages now. I love the idea of spicy cubes of crisp potatoes with a rich tomato sauce. And I absolutely LOVE tapas. And so when I wanted to make it as a side dish last night, I spotted the boerewors in the fridge and remembered Nina from...Read More
Winter Warmer Potjiekos Recipe
Potjiekos has been part of South Africa’s culture for many centuries. This dish is a traditional Afrikaner meal, which originates from South Africa. It was introduced by the Voortrekkers in the 180…
Potjiekos is underrated
Potjiekos is underrated because it gives you more time to chat, watch the game and maybe get in a friendly argument about your potjie methods. The end result is normally a great dish and super social event. Here is a great Lamp Potjie recipe: Serves 6-8 Ingredients: Cooking Oil 800g lamb 2 onions, chopped 5…