Now that Eskom has implemented stage 6 loadshedding nationwide, you’ll have to think out of the box to create wholesome and delicious food to fill your tummy.
We’ve compiled a few tasty and versatile dinner recipes that require zero electricity – all you might need is a potjie or braai stand.
This seafood dinner is quick and easy to whip up.
TIP Season with salt and pepper and serve with toasted bread or rice and lemon wedges for squeezing.
A healthy and wholesome dinner recipe that requires no heat.
TIP Scatter salmon over and drizzle with dressing.
Drizzle with olive oil and fold in the chives, basil, lemon zest and juice, then season with salt and black pepper.
TIP Serve the chicken and chorizo potjie on a bed of orzo and drizzle with sauce.
Bacon and cheese are already a winner but add the tomato soup for the perfect winter warmer.
TIP Garnish with the herbs. Season as you go (testing all the time).
Familiar ingredients with a quirky twist make for an exciting salad.
TIP Sprinkle the herbs and walnuts over, followed by the dressing.
All you need is a braai stand and some warm coals for this recipe.
TIP Serve the toasties with the braaied boerewors and corn salad.
Top each stack with the other slice of bread and serve.
TIP Finish with a layer of peach or apple (if using), followed by another layer of greens.
A deliciously decadent treat.
TIP Freeze until ready to serve or enjoy immediately.
All your favourite treats in one braaibroodjie!
TIP Your aim is for the chocolate to be melted, the marshmallows to be puffed and melted, and the outsides to be golden brown.