THE first braai happened, so the theory goes when meat was accidentally dropped on to a fire by early hominids.
One can imagine the intoxicating smell taking hold in the nostrils of the gathered group who would soon realise the delicious taste of grilled meat.
We’ve evolved since then, with braais now involving all sorts of tools and rituals and rules.
In the last few years South Africans have taken to celebrating our great braaing legacy on Heritage Day, September 24, because it usually falls within the first few days of warmer weather and also because, you know, braaing!
If it’s your first time hitting the grill, or even if you’re a seasoned pro, here are a few tricks and tips that may help to make you the braai master to rule them all.
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