Choosing the Perfect Braai: Mini Braai vs. Compact Braai vs. Patio Braai

Choosing the Perfect Braai

When it comes to choosing the perfect braai, selecting the right equipment can make all the difference. At OZ Braai, we offer three excellent options: the Mini Braai, the Compact Braai, and the Patio Braai. Each has its own unique features and advantages, catering to different needs and preferences. In this article, we’ll delve into […]

Best Braai Wood Across Australia: A Comprehensive Guide

Best Braai Wood

Choosing the suitable wood for your Braai is crucial for a successful Braai and ensuring sustainable practice. This guide details the best woods for Braai by state, considering their availability, coal longevity, and the unique flavours they impart. Understanding the Science of Wood for Braai The type of wood you choose can significantly influence your […]

Advanced Braai Techniques: Take Your Grilling NEXT-LEVEL!

Advanced Braai Techniques

Follow these tips for advanced braai techniques… Welcome to the exhilarating world of Braai—a beloved tradition that transcends cultural boundaries, originating from South Africa and now a favourite in Australia. Braai is not just about grilling; it’s a celebration of good food, great company, and the sheer joy of outdoor cooking. If you’re eager to […]

Braai Spices: A Guide to Flavour Profiles

Braai Spices

Mastering Braai Spices Welcome to the art of Braai, where tradition and science blend to create unforgettable experiences. By exploring our specially crafted spice rubs and homemade blends, you can elevate your Braai from basic to spectacular. Let’s delve into how spices can transform every meal into a celebration of flavours with a touch of […]

Unlock the Joy of Braai: Master South African Braai Without Accidentally Hosting a BBQ

Discover the Magic of Braai Have you ever stood by a grill and thought, “This could be better?” Well, that’s precisely because you haven’t yet discovered Braai. Now, imagine this scenario: the warmth of a fire, friends gathered all around, and a feast fit for kings. Unlike your average cookout, this is Braai—South Africa’s ultimate […]

Unlock the Full Potential of Your FireChef Knives with Our Expert Sharpening Tips

We trust you’re enjoying the culinary excellence that comes with using FireChef knives. To maintain that level of performance, it’s essential to understand both the art and science of knife sharpening. That’s why we’re diving deep into how to use our FireChef Knife Sharpener effectively.

6 Must-Try Braai Sides and Salads: The Perfect Addition to Your Next Cookout

A widespread South African practice called “braai” involves grilling or cooking over coals or an open flame. While the meat at a braai is frequently the star of the show, the sides and salads can be just as crucial in completing the meal. Here are some suggestions for mouthwatering braai sides and salads to serve […]

How to Season and Care for Your Knife

Now that you have invested in a professional carbon steel knife, here are some tips caring for your new blade. These knives are tools, tools that tell a story and nothing tells a story like a carbon steel knife. Some professional chefs can tell whether the person who owns the knife uses a push cut or pull cut motion and they can also tell how the knife is cared for and the owner’s dominant hand.

The Truth About Total Fire Bans In Australia

A word synonymous with Australia the world over – and indeed, synonymous with summertime in Australia the world over, is “braai”…  No, wait, ‘braai’ is synonymous with South Africa, it’s “barbeque” that people tend to relate to Australia – as well as mega sharks, venomous snakes, deadly spiders, scorching hot days and various other forms […]