In a previous post I told you about Michael Mentz’s quest to braai every day for a month, and when I agreed to help him make it happen, what I also agreed to was come up with a couple braai tips & tricks or just general pearls of wisdom to make his journey a little easier. Continue reading 30 Braai Tips
At my Guinness World Record Attempt a couple weeks ago, Michael Mentz, a Journo at the New Age newspaper, mentioned he’d love to get rid of his Journo eating-habits for a month and try his hand at braaing every day.
At first I thought he’d just been drinking too much, but promised I’d help out with a few tips etc. anyway. True as nuts though, right after my record attempt he got in touch and wanted to make it happen.
The idea was simple: He would braai every day in September, and I would give him some random tips/advice every day to make it easier.
What I didn’t bargain on though was that he was going to be taking on his adventure on a rusty old braai. Admittedly, it had a lot of character, but if he wasn’t going to hate life after 30 days of braaing, we were going to have to make a plan, and fortunately the guys at Megamaster agreed to pimp his old braai. In fact, the sommer replaced it with a brand new one.
Pimp My Braai
A Braai & A Show
Don’t tell them I said this, but both these okes should stick to their Journo careers – as entertaining as a little acoustic session after a lekker braai can be, I don’t think either of these two will ever make it into a band.
I often get asked in interviews for my “ingredients” or requirements for a successful braai, so I thought I’d jot down my thoughts and share it with you guys as well. While it’s difficult to prioritise these braai essentials into an ordered list, I’ve put them into 3 categories: Continue reading Braai Essentials