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SuperSport United's Reneilwe Letsholonyane: Braaing is part of South African culture

Posted: 24 September 2016 Time: 12:36

SuperSport United midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane offers his thoughts on braaing and Heritage Day.

Q: What does Braai Day mean to you?
RL: Braai Day to me means a chance to spend time with family and friends, enjoying good company and eating good food.

Q: How is braaing a part of our heritage?
RL: Well as a South African we all grow up with a braai being a part of our celebrations. We slaughter and braai meat but we also have braaing as part of what we do when we hang out on weekends or shisanyamas on Sundays. So it's very much a part of our heritage. No doubt about that.

Q: What’s your favourite side dish to have with your meat?
RL: I enjoy a good potato and egg salad.

Q: How would you rate yourself when it comes to braaing?
RL: I think I'm very good if I do say so myself. I'm normally the one who does the braaing when the family gathers.

Q: What’s you secret method to a successful braai?
RL: Make sure your meat is well marinated and that your fire is not too hot and you'll never go wrong

Q: Any tips you would like to share?
RL: Enjoy the process. Don't rush, braaing is about the company and enjoying the process, the eating is just the cherry on top.

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