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Smoky garlic marrowbones
This recipe will work a treat on a boys’ weekend away, or at home around the braai. Tuck in!
Something sweet for stargazing
When the stars are at their brightest and a cold wind starts blowing, brew a pot of coffee and bring out these crunchy biscuits. The Italians call them biscotti, but actually they’re just biscuits that were baked twice so they’re as dry as rusks. These biscuits last a long time.
Macaroni & cheese fritters
These fritters are crisp on the outside with a cheesy, gooey centre.
The great thing about a mince dish is that you can freeze it at home. Once in the bush, you can quickly defrost and enjoy. Here are four tasty recipes.
Biltong & cheese sticks
Who wants to slave over the pots if there are trails to be driven? Make these bread sticks at home and keep them in an airtight container – they'll keep for ages.
Warm up with curry
The mere thought of a fragrant curry dish, make most people’s mouths water. Even those who don’t like food with a bite can enjoy it, because a curry dish doesn’t need loads of chillies to be fragrant.
Sweet potato with smoky guacamole
Replace the usual jacket potato with sweet potato and add some guacamole for zing. This guacamole gets its braai flavour from the chargrilled mielies.
Steak in a cool box with green salsa
This method is like a rudimentary sous-vide – a French method of cooking vacuum-sealed steak in hot water.
Tuna and rice bake
Use leftover rice for this traditional dish. The twist? It’s baked with cheese.
Roosterkoek and sausage is a camp staple. Next time, add some mielies to your dough and serve it with mustard sauce.
Hearty stew: Springbok shank potjie
Springbok shank potjie. Mention venison, and most South Africans think of Annatjie Reynolds. Annatjie, who lives on a farm in the Richmond district, is the co-author of the popular Karoo Venison cookbook with two friends, Albe Neethling and Lynne Minnaar
Braised beef STEW – classic French fare
This is an adaptation of a recipe from a very old cookbook my wife picked up at a second-hand bookstore, titled Good French Cooking
This fresh salad is full of flavour and texture, and very easy to make in the campsite. Serve with grilled chicken or fish.
It’s great for picnics or served hot with honey and a slice of strong cheese.
Mielies with bacon jam
RECIPE ALETTA LINTVELT Makes 2 cups Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes Serve mielies hot off the grid with this sweet and savoury bacon jam and you’ll have everyone coming back for seconds. Serve the leftovers on toast the next morning or use it as a spread on a hamburger. You need • […]
This American-style corn bake (called spoonbread in the US) can be served with salad for dinner, but it also makes a great side dish with a potjie or a braai.
Serve this as a side dish with fish or chicken, or with avocado and tortilla chips.
Karoo roosterkoek burgers
This recipe for a proper Karoo burger is the creation of Riana Southey, who lives in the Steynsburg–Middelburg district
Chicken & mielie fritters
Use leftover chicken and make these fritters for breakfast or padkos.
Toast tastes: Yorkshire pudding
Yorkshire pudding isn’t a pudding as we South Africans know it.
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