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Jan Braai Q&A - Meet the Man behind the Books!

Jan Braai Q&A - Meet the Man behind the Books!

We caught up with local author Jan Braai, for the launch of his latest children's book - Jan Braai Junior Recipes, Techniques and Advice.

Click here to watch our interview with Jan.

  1. Tell us about Jan, the man behind the books – where did it all start?
  2. What inspired you to channel your love for braai into creating a children’s book?
  3. Did you always see yourself as an author? What led you onto this career path?
  4. If anything, what should readers take away from your books?
  5. You’ve published many titles throughout the years – which one was your favourite to create in terms of recipes?
  6. What exciting projects are you currently working on? What can we expect next?.
  7. With regards to your book, what would you recommend as a go-to recipe for –
  • Picky eaters
  • Quick and easy
  • First time braaiers
  • A Classic must-try dish
Jan Braai Junior is a book for the next generation of braaiers in South Africa. Filled with a collection of Jan Braai’s very best braai recipes, simplified with easy-to-follow, step-bystep guidance, Jan Braai Junior can be enjoyed by kids and the whole family.

Jan Braai is the most interviewed person in the world on the topic of braai, and therefore a good judge of what people want to know about braaing. As a television presenter and head of the National Braai Day initiative, he has travelled extensively in southern Africa and the world, braaied often and with diverse people, in various beautiful places, using different techniques.

This user-friendly book covers all the fundamental braai knowledge every South African should have, using basic equipment and budget-conscious ingredients. And, with Jan Braai’s tips and advice, Jan Braai Junior will set you on your way to braaing like a champion for the rest of your life!
Available in English & Afrikaans
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