Braai VS Barbeque

2019-08-12T13:22:37+02:00

The Braai versus The Barbeque The word braai, which comes from the Dutch braden, meaning 'to grill', is an abbreviation of braaivleis meaning 'grilled meat'. It actually means to roast over coals and comes from the word braaivleis. The fact that the word “vleis (meat)” is part of it must not be misconstrued as excluding everything else. If it can be cooked in the kitchen it can be cooked on a braai! The origin of the word “barbecue/ barbeque” comes from the Caribbean word “barbacoa.” Originally, a barbacoa [...]