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Braai: The Iconic Barbecue Of Southern Africa

It’s pronounced like “try” – just drop the ‘t’ for a ‘b’. Bry. And perhaps more than any other national emblems – flags, anthems, currencies, languages – braai is the defining symbol of southern Africa. It’s far more than a type of cookery or simple …

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Hearty Tom Yum Soup

This hearty take on tom yum soup may be one of the best soups you’ll ever make. It might not be ‘authentically’ like a serving in Thailand, its home country. But finish a big bowl and don’t be surprised if you’re desperately hoping for another …

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Beef short ribs in chili mango sauce

Beef Short Ribs In Chili Mango Sauce

Our beef short ribs in chili mango sauce recipe is powerfully beefy, with a sweet and sour tang that’s underpinned by a slow chili burn. It’s for fiery fans who also love the flavors of well-marbled steak. For guaranteed, plate-licking enjoyment, just add a simple …

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Spicy Mixed Nuts

Spicy Mixed Nuts: A Cocktail-Hour Treat

Once you start, it’s hard to stop. To say spicy mixed nuts done just the right way are moreish doesn’t do them justice. Addictive is a better moniker. Serve them as an appetizer with drinks, then lock them away. And hide the key. They’re that …

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Spicy Pho Bo

Spicy Pho Bo: Beef Beyond Belief

Rare-as-you-dare sirloin meets the beefiest of exotically spiced broths. This spicy Pho Bo is fired up by Thai bird’s eye chilies and served with rice noodles, mushrooms, and scallions, Pho Bo is prepared super slow and hyper quick. It’s heaven in a bowl for serious …

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Spicy marinated olives close up

Spicy Marinated Olives

Spicy marinated olives are a really great appetizer with drinks. They are also a grand addition to a host of other dishes. Why? The olives’ deep, often hidden, flavors are intensified by this marinade of chili, rosemary, thyme, garlic, vinegar, and lemon. What makes these …

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