A spit braai is a familiar favourite, and chances are you have experienced at least one at a huge kuier. It is one of my favourite ways to entertain around the fire, and don’t think that it is impossible to build – my friend and I used this guideline to build one in 10minutes!, Read More

Sticky Lamb Ribs_Justin Bonello

I found a great new way to prepare lamb ribs. After my experience with Klip-Rib in the Karoo – if you don’t know what I’m talking about, go buy the book –  I never thought I would look back. But alas! I don’t have igneous rocks lying around my garden at home, so I, Read More

Justin Bonello_Recipes

Fillets are great on the fire, but you can ruin it if you’re not careful, so follow these steps to creating the perfect fillet this Summer and you’ll be laughing. Remember, keep it simple stupid.  

Justin Bonello_Lamb Chops

One of our favorite things to do on the braai as South Africans is a simple lamb chop, so here’s my trick to creating the perfect lamb chop on the fire.    

Justin Bonello_Garden

I’ve tried raising chickens in the past with very little success, but as we grow, we learn, and I’ve learnt a lot this year through my greenhouse and garden, so now it’s time to add animals to my urban farm. So yesterday I received two hens from a mate of mine and I’m going to, Read More

“I think it’s one of the most important battles for consumers to fight: the right to know what’s in their food, and how it was grown.” – Joel Salatin. Fair Game is a truly amazing initiative and the brainchild of Dr Bool Smuts of the Landmark Foundation. He’s an amazing man and has done wonders for wildlife, Read More

One of the most influential things that I learnt during filming the Karoo series was how these farmers respected the domesticated livestock that we all eat. As city slickers we are not only disconnected from where our food comes from, but many other aspects of our lives. For example, waste is a normal part of our, Read More

During my investigation into where our food comes from and what’s in it, I was absolutely shocked to see how we treat the domesticated livestock that we eat. As consumers, the wool has been pulled over our eyes and we’ve become completely disconnected from the farmers who produce our food. The increasing number of middle men, Read More