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    Garlic bread three ways for your next braai

    A braai just wouldn’t be complete without hoards of garlic bread. That’s why we’re introducing you to three gourmet recipes perfect for your next shindig.

    SERVES 6–8 // COOKING TIME 20 min, each

    Olive & feta garlic bread

    Garlic Bread

    INGREDIENTS
    125 g butter, at room temperature
    3 tbsp olive pesto
    2 wheels feta
    2 garlic cloves
    1 baguette

    METHOD
    1. Blitz together butter, pesto, feta and garlic until smooth.
    2. Make slices in the baguette, without cutting all the way through.
    3. Spread a generous amount of butter between the slices.
    4. Wrap the baguette in foil and braai for 10–12 minutes, until the butter has melted and the bread is toasted.

    Thai-style ginger & coriander garlic bread

    INGREDIENTS
    125 g butter, at room temperature
    ½ cup coriander
    2 garlic cloves
    2 cm ginger
    1 red chilli
    1 baguette

    METHOD
    1. Blitz together the butter, coriander, garlic, ginger and chilli until smooth.
    2. Make slices in the baguette, without cutting all the way through.
    3. Spread a generous amount of butter between the slices.
    4. Wrap the baguette in foil and braai for 10–12 minutes, until the butter has melted and the bread is toasted.

    French-inspired blue cheese garlic bread

    INGREDIENTS
    125 g butter, at room temperature
    100 g blue cheese
    2 garlic cloves
    1 baguette

    METHOD
    1. Blitz together butter, cheese and garlic until smooth.
    2. Make slices in the baguette, without cutting all the way through.
    3. Spread a generous amount of butter between the slices.
    4. Wrap the baguette in foil and braai for 10–12 minutes, until the butter has melted and the bread is toasted.

    For dessert, try one (or all three) of these delicious sweet stuffed baguette combos:
    1. Banana, Nutella and marshmallows
    2. Dried apple, cream cheese and cinnamon
    3. Fig, Camembert, honey and lemon

    Recipes & styling: Amerae Vercueil
    Photography: Andreas Eiselen // HMimages.co.za

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