Barbecue Day



Saturday used to be curry, Brasilian feijoada or Tieta’s paella. Slowly, it’s becoming barbecue day. Maybe these inviting sunny winter days calling for outdoors living explain the change.


Sometimes we opt for mixed grills but the tendency points to separating the subjects in three categories: 1) Fish, calamari and prawns. 2) Chicken. 3) Meat and sausages.


Because Paul is a veggie lover, there is always a colorful component to go with all the above. During this winter, barbecue has become our mid Saturday highlight.


We commonly use the word churrasco for barbecue. I have the impression that the word came originally from Brazil, where churrascos are quite popular. In Mozambique, the South African word braai is now widely spread.