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Re: How to braai

Unread post by Josh of the Bushveld » Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:52 pm

I've seen and considered the paella pan. Its quite expensive tho. It also looks quite big.

Mods, how about a topic split to one dedicated to skottels?


I think my parents' old skottel burner might also be partly to blame for poor heat distribution
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Re: How to braai

Unread post by BushFairy » Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:58 pm

It's no bigger than the standard top and is easier to pack because it is flat and doesn't rattle around. You are right about pricing, but from our experiences with it I can comfortably say that it was worth every penny IMHO, and cooking on it is an absolute joy!
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Re: How to braai

Unread post by RobertT » Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:26 pm

Agree with BF, it is similar to a paella pan, think I paid R350 - R400 for it at Campworld, well worth the price tho and we use it regular at home also on the stove top.

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Re: How to braai

Unread post by bert » Tue Jul 12, 2011 7:51 pm

This is the one i use during my campingtrips in europe
foldable, small and for 150 rands
2 setbacks.
you have to lay on your belly and it will only carry 2 chops at a time
But who cares while on holiday :wink:
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Re: How to braai

Unread post by RobertT » Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:43 am

:lol: I have a little braai given a few years ago to me by one of our suppliers, it is so small if you braai on it you wonder if the chops are the meat on the braai or the people trying to braai on it. :lol:

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Re: How to braai

Unread post by jeroenvm » Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:46 am

Instructive reading for foreign fire-starters.

What's this habit of rubbing onion on the grid that I see locals doing?
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Re: How to braai

Unread post by louis dreyer » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:24 am

I have two reasons :
1.) to just get rid of that extra old fat on the grid, taking of the black that was made by burning the grid over the open flames.
2.) for me it gives the meat a bit of onion taste due to the fact that some onion stay on the grid
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Re: How to braai

Unread post by Stark » Wed May 02, 2012 11:25 pm

Appreciate th onion tip!
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Re: How to braai

Unread post by picnic » Wed May 02, 2012 11:58 pm

bert wrote:This is the one i use during my campingtrips in europe
foldable, small and for 150 rands
2 setbacks.
you have to lay on your belly and it will only carry 2 chops at a time
But who cares while on holiday :wink:

:lol:

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Re: How to braai

Unread post by Graham_5000 » Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:57 am

I tend to use a bit of newspaper to rub the grid clean. I tried the onion trick, but the onion tasted quite bitter after being charred; this despite there not being a flame - just glowing coals.

After our braai every night in the Drakensberg, we made a thin slit in the side of some bananas and slipped in some chocolate. Then we wrapped the bananas in foil and put them in amongst the coals - great after an 8 hour hike! We did not crave such a sweet dessert in Kruger, as we had spent most of our time sitting in a car!!
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Re: How to braai

Unread post by tent dweller » Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:26 pm

BushFairy wrote:Cadac actually makes a teflon coated thick based flat "pan" for the top of the standard skottle, it's called a "paella pan" and it's amazing! Works like a charm, even heat distribution, less oil use as it is non-stick, and cleans in 2 seconds with a wipe of a cloth! It comes in its own zip up bag and is easy to pack, we take ours to KNP and just fit it on the picnic sites skottles! Highly recommend it!


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Re: Braai?

Unread post by picnic » Fri Jan 02, 2015 11:58 am

There are a type of charcoal you just have to light. :shock: Not good for braai at all. :evil:

The hardehout charcoal in Kruger is good. :thumbs_up:

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Braai wood

Unread post by Bartman » Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:59 am

Hi all.

I have been to KNP a few times but have never bothered to take braai wood as I've never had enough space so have always bought at the camps. My friend is going on his maiden trip and has asked if one is allowed to take braai wood into the park? I can't seem to find any reference to this. I see wood isn't allowed into Kgalagadi.
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Re: Braai wood

Unread post by Lambchop » Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:32 am

Hi,

We always take wood on our roofrack. Never a problem.

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Re: Braai wood

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:23 am

Hi Bartman,

No problem to take firewood in. We've done that many times.

Same with KTP, you can't however bring wood in from Namibia......... :thumbs_up:
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