10Rustic Buttermilk Soda Bread with OatsBy OZ BraaiGet ready for a life-changing baking experience as you discover the magic and simplicity of Soda Bread! This incredibly tasty and easy-to-make bread has been delighting taste buds ever since its birth in the mid-19th century in Ireland. The secret ingredient that makes this bread so scrumptious and straightforward to prepare? Baking soda, of course! As the Irish stumbled upon baking soda as a leavening agent, replacing the traditional yeast, they unlocked the door to a world of flavorful, quick, and comforting bread-making. The reaction between baking soda and an acidic ingredient like buttermilk, yogurt, or vinegar creates a delightful rise, resulting in a soft, tender crumb with a slightly tangy taste. In addition, the bread's golden, rustic crust offers a perfect balance of texture that adds to its charm. What makes Soda Bread so unique is its remarkable ease of preparation. There's no need to wait hours for the dough to rise or fuss over complicated kneading techniques. Instead, just the ingredients, shape the dough and pop it in the oven. You'll have a warm, freshly baked loaf with your favourite spread, a hearty soup, or a delicious stew in less than an hour. Not only is Soda Bread incredibly tasty, but it's also versatile. The basic recipe can be tweaked with add-ins, like dried fruits, nuts, seeds, or herbs, to create your signature loaf. The possibilities are endless, allowing you to explore your culinary creativity and savour the delicious outcome. So, what are you waiting for? Embrace the joy of baking Soda Bread, and delight in the savoury simplicity that has captured hearts (and stomachs) since the Irish first introduced this incredible treat. Trust us; you'll be hooked!
10Creamy 🥔 Potato SaladBy OZ BraaiWhat do you call a braai without a creamy potato salad and/or braaibroodjies? a BBQ! To prevent your arteries from clogging up it is probably a good idea to rotate between Potato salad and Braaibroodjies. Maybe with this weekend's braai have your braaivleis(meat) with our creamy potato salad and next weekend with our awesome gourmet braaibroodjies. This is a very quick and easy potato salad recipe that we've perfected over the years.
30South African Sweetcorn 🌽 Pap and Chunky Tomato 🍅 Relish (Pap en Sous)By OZ BraaiMielie Meal or pap is a popular staple food in South Africa. When you're invited to a braai you can be assured that there will be pap served with a rich tomato relish. It is similar to Italian polenta or American grits except that it is usually made of a white rather than a yellow maize variety. In this recipe, we are going to add some additional goodness that will take the traditional pap recipe to the next level. You can serve this as a side dish with any meat. If there are any leftovers the next morning you can eat the pap as a porridge by adding some milk and sugar.