Cooking

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

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.

Winter warmers

Winter is here! And when it starts to get cold, you want comfort food… something tasty, wholesome and easy to prepare. LIANA REINERS believes soup is just the thing.

Have your pie… and eat it

Making side dishes for winter braais can be a bit tricky. Salads simply won’t do and while you could also go the good old pap-and-sheba route, LIANA REINERS urges you to try the best thing since the humble braai broodjie… a braai pie!

It’s Braai time!

Walking around a Tentco shop for a prolonged period is a recipe for disaster. They have everything and more with regards to camping equipment, and you are almost forced to spend too much money before heading home to a difficult conversation with your significant other. And now, during braai month, Tentco has extended their already comprehensive line-up with their own brand of braai equipment. Anton Willemse Jnr was ready to do the testing…