The Chef, the ‘Braaiers’, the ‘Lawaaiers’ and the Girls:))

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)blog-pic-10-22

The Braaiers: Angelo Voulgarellis (my awesome hubby) and Gerhard van Straten (family friend)

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The Lawaaiers: Our lovely, energetic kids. Nicole and Christopher blog-pic-10-15

The Girls: Mom-in-law Rosemary and myself. blog-pic-10-13

The Inspiration: A treasure hunt and mural art project for the kids, organised by Demetri.

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The fooood…: Delectable side dishes, made by him to accompany the braai with some sweet goodies to end it off.

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Greek salad, dip and ciabatta toasted on the braai grid, stuffed with sliced cheese, tomatoes and onions…instead of the traditional grid toasted braai broodjies / sandwiches.

blog-pic-10-2Potato Salad, garnished with fresh herbs, egg and beetroot.

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Roasted beetroot and a secret recipe dip.

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Black eye bean dip.

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Butternut and mielies/corn

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My plate is full before the meat is added!

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A close-up of the sliced braaied ciabatta with fresh rolls.

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Good steak and sausage……….

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A lovely corner in the garden.

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Fresh Parsley:))

Fresh Strawberries, *Hertzoggies (little pastry tarts filled with apricot jam) and some  chocolate.*supplied by Gerhard.

 

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Gerhard and Demetri behind Gerhard’s impressive car collection.

That’s all for now:) Have an awesome weekend with your family and friends!! xxxx

 

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