Cape Town - The KwaZulu-Natal beaches and fantastic wildlife is one of the best holiday destinations in SA. What makes a holiday to this province (or any province, actually) even better, is good food!
Luckily, our KZN-inspired recipes will make for the perfect meals for your next breakaway to this amazing province.
Looking for some great places to stay in KZN, you can also check out these famous coastal towns: 9 Places locals love in KZN
Ultimate Braai Master has put together these smoking recipes, and although these dishes take some more time to cook, it also allows you to catch up with your family while the pot is going or while the spit is cooking...
Smokey sweet chilli pork ribs
The secret to this tasty dish is the brown sugar, soya sauce and fresh time. Wrap the ribs in tin foil and braai over medium coals for about 25 minutes, says Team Tongue in Cheek. Enjoy with a good squeeze of lemon juice and soft baby potatoes.
PREP TIME: 30 minutes
COOKING TIME: 2 hrs 25 minutes
Rosemary and garlic lamb
Prepare your spit braai for this juicy meal. Smother meat in crushed garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper say Teams Tikka Boys, Mix Masala and Bushies Gone Wild.
PREP TIME: 45 minutes
COOKING TIME: 5 hrs
Tamatie breedie potjie
South Africans know this dish goes straight to the heart. A true favourite cooked with some pizzazz. Bring out the bay leaves, carrots, paprika, passata and a key ingredient - brandy. Enjoy with a good slice of baked bread.
PREP TIME: 40 minutes
COOKING TIME: 4 hours
The perfect lamb chop
The secret to perfecting this simple meal is peppercorns, salt flakes and getting the fat nice and crispy in under 4 minutes. A braai is not complete without lamb chops, so you better not keep the crowd waiting.
PREP TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: 8 minutes
Core 6-8 apples, scrape out a vanilla pod and mix the all your other ingredients carefully. This traditional recipe is Bertrus Basson's mother's recipe. The secret to this degree is a delicious carton of fresh cream.
PREP TIME: 20 minutes
COOKING TIME: 30 minutes
Rib eye steak and red wine sauce
Bring out your Robertson's exotic Thai spices for this recipe, plump button mushrooms and some coppa recommends the Red Crew. Let the sauce slowly simmer and reduce for about 30 minutes.
PREP TIME: 20 minutes
COOKING TIME: 20 minutes