The Ultimate Guide to Low and Slow Cooking

The Big Green Egg outdoor cooker is a beast of a machine with a multitude of uses. Award-winning chefs and restaurants employ them as do backyard braaiers who love the Egg for its versatility. Low and Slow cooking is a firm favourite as we start heading into slightly cooler weather. One of the main differences […]

Eggcademy Cooking Class with Andrew Draper

Chef Andrew Draper has over the last 21 years built up an outstanding reputation as one of Durban’s top chefs and restaurateurs. In between catering for celeb weddings such as that of Pascal Ellinas of Pascal and Pearce music fame, this acclaimed chef hosts regular cooking demonstrations at his commercial kitchen in Umhlanga Centre. It’s […]

5 Steps to Easy Holiday Entertaining

While foodies love cooking for friends and families, many dread the holidays as the responsibility of entertaining the masses is just too much to stomach (pun intended). It needn’t be, though. With a little forward planning – mise en place if you will – you’ll be able to kick back and relax with your guests […]

EGG Restaurants and the Festive Season

Big Green Egg proudly partners with the world’s best restaurants and chefs, our Culinary Partners. Here is a list of South African restaurants who are open for Christmas and/or New Year’s. *Please check and confirm with the relevant restaurant directly as some may be fully booked already.  Reuben’s at One and Only, V&A Waterfront : Celebrity chef Reuben has an XL in […]

Big Green Egg Cook-Off

In 2016, Big Green Egg South Africa took Cape Town by storm and hosted the Mother of all cook-offs . This year, we decided to do it again and Joburg foodies and lifestyle media were in for a treat on 4 August. 5 EGG stations were set up and chef Gerhard Koekemoer from Miele created a real bounty table […]