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A Short and Concise History of English BBQing

A Short and Concise History of English BBQing

Posted in The "Anything BBQ" Blog

The BBQ in England does not have quite the same connotation as it does in other countries. Elsewhere it is an occasion, whereas in England, the BBQ is often simply dragged out when the sun shines and meat is cooked on it until it resembles the remains of a bonfire. Where did this tradition...


Keeping costs down on your wedding day

Keeping costs down on your wedding day

Posted in The "Anything BBQ" Blog

If the budget for your wedding is a little tight, there are a few areas of catering where you can consider changes in order to save some money.  The first tip is to consider the cost of drinks. Why pay out for expensive champagne?  There is no need when there are plenty of Proseccos that are...


The South African Braai vs The English BBQ

The South African Braai vs The English BBQ

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For people who have not experienced the difference, it might seem like the English BBQ and the South African Braai are the same thing, but this is never something that you should say in South Africa!  People there believe that their braai is far more of an occasion than the BBQ, and there are...


The Popularity of BBQ Style Wedding Catering

The Popularity of BBQ Style Wedding Catering

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Everybody is looking for something a little different for their wedding day. The traditional three-course, sit-down dinner is not always the most popular option these days. For some people, it has a very formal feel to it. If you would prefer a more relaxed gathering, a BBQ has that informal...


The Versatility of BBQs

The Versatility of BBQs

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Cooking on an outdoor grill has plenty to recommend it. The cooking method ensures that the surface of the meat is caramelised to create that fabulous and distinctive taste that you only get with a BBQ.  Modern grills now come in all shapes and sizes and are easy to use. They take all kinds...


You know we do Mobile Bars as well...right!?

You know we do Mobile Bars as well...right!?

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YES we do! We have some stylish rustic wooden Mobile Bar Units and can supply any type of bar for your event: From a Dry Cash Bar to a very good Wet All-You-Can-Drink package, heck we even do Jam Jar Cocktails and Wedding Reception Drinks Packages which could be tailor-made for your Big day . We...


Meet the Salads

Meet the Salads

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Our very unique Selection of Salads is not only "tasty-tasty" (which is like tasty x 2!) but it will certainly add some beautiful colour to your party / wedding reception. We're famous for our Durban Curried Banana Salad: a very strange sounding salad indeed, but you'll certainly ask us for...


NEW AT NYAMA: Jam Jar Cocktail Bar Service

NEW AT NYAMA: Jam Jar Cocktail Bar Service

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We're delighted to introduce this unique and exciting new cocktail bar service. As you know: at Nyama we're always striving to stand out above the rest and everything we do screams different. We would hate to ever be ordinary, everyday and average. So if you really want to have that WOW factor...


Book us and help save the earth!

Book us and help save the earth!

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At Nyama we DO give a damn about the eco-issues. Being privileged enough to have been brought up in one of the most beautiful parts of the world (SA off course) has certainly given us loads of respect for the environment and an urge to preserve the beauty of this world we live in.  So we're...


How to Roast 17 Hogs and Successfully Feed 2000 Rugby Fans!

How to Roast 17 Hogs and Successfully Feed 2000 Rugby Fans!

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Ok so this weekend we were round the Surveyors Sevens Tournament again. Only this time round we Roasted 17 x Hog Roasts (last year we did 10) and fed aproximately 2000 guests. This is no mean feat! Thanks to all our staff for yet another profesional service succesfully rendered.  ...


"Stokbrood" | BBQ Bread-on-a-Stick Recipe

"Stokbrood" | BBQ Bread-on-a-Stick Recipe

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"Stokbrood" bbq-ing is a great camping tradition in South Africa. Children (and adults for that matter) really love this interactive method of Bread baking and you know what: Nothing beats the taste of Bread baked on the open flame! Step 1 - Prepare your Stick The quality of your stick...


Monkeygland Sauce | A True South African Legend

Monkeygland Sauce | A True South African Legend

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2 tablespoons olive oil1 large red onion, diced2 cloves garlic, finely chopped1/2 cup water1 cup tomato passatta1 cup ketchup1/2 cup Worcestershire Sauce1 cup Fruit Chutney (prefer Mrs Balls)4 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar1 tablespoon Tabasco Sauce Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pot and saute...


Thai BBQ Pork | Moo Yang

Thai BBQ Pork | Moo Yang

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2 chopped garlic cloves  6 cilantro roots, scraped and chopped 1/2 tablespoon ground white pepper 4 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon light soy sauce  1/2 cup coconut cream 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 tablespoon superfine sugar  1 pound pork tenderloin or loin, thinly sliced at an angle...


BBQ Mielie Tart Recipe

BBQ Mielie Tart Recipe

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4 x Eggs 2 x Cans of Creamed Style Sweet Corn 60ml Cake Flour  60ml Melted Butter 60ml Sugar 15ml Baking Powder Sunflower Seeds In a mixing bowl mix everything together with hand blender. | Grease a baking dish and stick the mix in there. | Top with a few sunflower seeds for decoration. | About...


Leftover Hog Roast Recipe Ideas

Leftover Hog Roast Recipe Ideas

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At Nyama Catering we pride ourselves not only on the Quality of our food but our South African heritage forces us to also focus on Quantity! So there's bound to be some leftover Hog. Having had a Pig overdose ourselves, after more than a decade of Roasting Hogs, we would really love for...


Nyama Braai Menu's: So whats NEW in '14?

Nyama Braai Menu's: So whats NEW in '14?

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Although we don’t like to mess with a good thing and try to keep the basics (that has kept our customers coming back for more) the same, we do like to add a little bit of new-ness every year. Just to keep it exciting. So this year we are adding the following to the old Nyama Favourites:  ...