This blog post is so overdue, but here it is!
–I hope you find some inspiration and fun ideas here, for when you invite family and friends over for a meal or a good old South African ‘Braai’ (‘Barbeque’/ ‘Barbie’ ).
The Chef: Demetri Voulgarellis (owner at olive-2travel.com)
The Braaiers: Angelo Voulgarellis (my awesome hubby) and Gerhard van Straten (family friend)
The Lawaaiers: Our lovely, energetic kids. Nicole and Christopher
The Girls: Mom-in-law Rosemary and myself.
The Inspiration: A treasure hunt and mural art project for the kids, organised by Demetri.
The fooood…: Delectable side dishes, made by him to accompany the braai with some sweet goodies to end it off.
Potato Salad, garnished with fresh herbs, egg and beetroot.
Roasted beetroot and a secret recipe dip.
Black eye bean dip.
Butternut and mielies/corn
My plate is full before the meat is added!
A close-up of the sliced braaied ciabatta with fresh rolls.
Good steak and sausage……….
A lovely corner in the garden.
Fresh Strawberries, *Hertzoggies (little pastry tarts filled with apricot jam) and some chocolate.*supplied by Gerhard.
Gerhard and Demetri behind Gerhard’s impressive car collection.
That’s all for now:) Have an awesome weekend with your family and friends!! xxxx