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Mongolian Braai

South Africans are addicted to braais. Braai is our Afrikaans word for BBQ/grill. The difference is we don’t use gas, but either wood, charcoal or briquettes, unless it’s a…

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Mongolian braai! Have you ever had one? We joined in on the fun at my husband’s colleague’s 50th birthday over the weekend.

Basically, you cook your own food. As if you want to go to a party and cook your own food! But it’s loads of fun! The host will tell you beforehand what to bring, like the chicken, beef etc. Everything is laid out on the table and you fill your bowl with what you like and head off to the skottel braai and cook your food!
We had a range of beef, chicken, pork, calamari and a load of sides like chopped pineapple, mushrooms, spring onions, leeks, rice, noodles, bean sprouts, shredded cabbage and lettuce etc, with a range of sauces. Forgive the bad quality photos, I took them with my phone

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Try one for yourself – you’ll have a blast!