Give them bread!

A freshly baked bread is probably one of the most popular and tastiest side dishes at any braai. LIANA REINERS sniffed out a few easy

Bucket-list birds – Part 1

“The presence of a single bird can change everything for one who appreciates them.” This quote by American writer and biologist Julie Zickefoose truly encapsulates

Climbing Kili’s younger brother

The mention of Tanzania evokes images of the Serengeti, teeming with vast herds of wild animals; Zanzibar’s sun-kissed white beaches along the Indian Ocean… and,

LBJs – harder than you think

LBJs are widely regarded as the most challenging group of birds to tell apart, because they are all… well, pretty small, brown, drab, and uncannily

Be gone boring salads!

South Africans love to braai, no matter what the occasion. In fact, there doesn’t even really have to be an occassion! Any man worth his salt always has extra charcoal, wood and firelighters stashed away, just in case… Yes, a piece of meat is always nice, but Liana Reiners thinks there should at least be something else on the plate.

Bring the sauce!

Variety is the spice of life and that is why Liana Reiners likes to always have a few sauces on hand when meals are served. It’s the fastest and easiest way to liven up any dish. Precisely for that reason, she believes you should have a few simple sauce recipes in your cooking arsenal.

Simply delicious!

Sure, meat is meat and man must eat. But there needs to be other things on the plate too… just for some colour. LIANA REINERS discovers that there are many more options besides salad and braaibroodjies and that preparing tasty side dishes need not be a difficult task.

Let them eat cake!

Every good meal deserves to be finished off with a great dessert. And what can be better than a delicious cake, especially if it’s chocolate? Chocolate does, after all, make everything better. At least that’s what LIANA REINERS believes.