Heritage Day: South Africa’s Braai Day

September 24th is Heritage Day in South Africa. It’s a public holiday to celebrate the rich and diverse melting pot that is the Rainbow Nation. Unofficially, it’s also dubbed National Braai Day.  Many families and friends certainly use the day to get together a chuck a boerewors on the braai*.

The braai is serious business here in South Africa. It tends to be a huge step up from your average soggy-sausage-British-barbecue. Many homes here come with built-in braais and just take a look at this supermarket section. Continue reading