Braai Wood Suppliers in Namibia

Braai Wood Suppliers in Namibia

What is Braai Wood ?

In South Africa, there are lots of different types of wood that can be used in a braai. The most common (from my favourite to my least favourite) are sekelbos, kameeldoring, swarthaak, mopani, rooikrans, myrtle, black wattle and blue gum.

Braai Wood Suppliers in Namibia

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best wood for braai?

Kameeldoring is widely regarded as the best braai wood due to its dense, slow-burning properties that provide a long-lasting, intense heat with minimal smoke. It also produces a distinct, pleasant aroma that enhances the flavor of grilled meat.

Is Namibian hardwood good for braai?

Namibian Hardwood / Kameeldoring is another favourite all-rounder braai wood due to its dry density. We cater for all occasions, close fires, open fires, braais, pizza ovens, smoke processes.

Which wood is highest quality?

It is often considered the best kind of wood in this country to make home or office furniture. One of the reasons is that it is durable and fire-resistant. It is also one of the most expensive types of wood in this nation.

What kind of wood is used for braai?

You can’t sommer braai with any wood. Among the best in the business are Rooikrans, Black Wattle and local favourite Kameeldoring. Here’s an inconvenient truth – Kameeldoring is extremely slow-growing and can live for many centuries. Much of our supplies of Kameeldoring is from Namibia where logging of it is illegal.

What are the different types of braai?

A traditional braai is cooked on local wood, while modern-day braai’s use charcoal instead, and both give the meat a distinct flavour. Using gas to cook doesn’t count as a real braai. Once there are enough hot coals, a grill is placed over the top and the meat is barbecued to perfection on the grill.

What is the best material for a braai?

Built-in braais are typically made of materials like stainless steel, cast iron, or brick. Stainless steel braais are popular due to their durability and resistance to rust and corrosion. Brick braais provide a more traditional and rustic look, blending well with outdoor environments.

What is the best wood for a braai and fireplace?

Choosing the Right Braai Wood: Best Wood For Fireplace South Africa South Africa

  1. Rooikrans. Rooikrans is a popular choice for many braai enthusiasts due to its long burn time and intense heat output.
  2. Kameeldoring.
  3. Sekelbos.
  4. Black Wattle.
  5. Acacia. …
  6. Fruitwood.
  7. Oak. …
  8. Mopane.

Which wood is better for burning?

Most types of hardwood, for instance Ash (generally regarded as the best), Birch, Beech, Oak and Elm can be used. However, avoid burning woods with a high resin content. As a rule of thumb, the heavier the wood, then the greater the heat output and the longer burn time – the time between refills.

Which kind of wood burns slower?

Hardwood burns the slowest, produces the most intense fires, and produces hot coals that remain hot long after a fire has gone out. When hardwoods are burned in good conditions for a fire, they produce very little smoke or unhealthy particulate matter.

Which wood is hardest to burn?

Types, Fuel Values & Ratings

Ratings of Different Firewoods
SpeciesHeating QualityEase of Starting
Oak, blackHighDifficult
Oak, whiteVery HighDifficult
Pine, lodgepoleLowEasy