When you are considering caterers, and you are thinking about what type of food that you’d like to serve at your event, a lot of ideas might run through your head. Here’s a question.
Have you ever considered a spit braai?
Lamb spit is great to serve at your party or function for so many reasons. The main reason is that spit braais extremely versatile. Not only is it a versatile way to serve up a good meal, but it can also be healthy, and accommodating for people with special dietary needs.
First off, you might want to serve up food for a formal event such as a wedding, an anniversary, or a formal dance. You might at first thought feel that a lamb spit is too low-key, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.
You don’t have to be confined to a lamb, or other common meats. You could have meats served up such as a roasted suckling pig. You could serve a pork loin if a suckling pig is too graphic of a sight for your guests.
You could of course serve up a round of beef, or various cuts of steak. These could be accompanied with fresh vegetables, also grilled, and or a fresh salad. And we’re not just talking about the grocery store variety. We’re talking about fresh greens that allow you to sense the flavours of the earth that harvested them.
Then again, you might just want to keep things casual. Maybe you are hosting a party, or a simple get together with friends or family. Then certainly a spitbraai will be pleasing to all that are invited.
A spit shows off its versatility again, when you choose cuts of meats for the adults, and maybe serve any youngsters meats such as burgers, or chicken. By the way, selecting simpler cuts of meats for the kids helps to control the cost of the meats.
A spitbraai is an umbrella term for food that is prepared on the grill. However, the food can be roasted, smoked, or prepared on the rotisserie. Particularly with smoking and rotisserie, the meat will be juicy, and falling off the bone.
Not only will the aroma of this meat drive your guest insane with desire, but the tender meat will easily pull off of the bone, and therefore stretch further amongst your guest.
Of course, there will always be guests that have dietary considerations. You can totally create a vegetarian meal around spit braai preparations. Many fine recipes use vegetables such as portabella mushrooms.
Many cooks rave about its meaty texture and taste. Tofu is a great meat substitute as well, and grills very well. Some people might not be vegetarians, but might be simply wanting to eat lean and healthy protein options.
Fish and seafood are excellent spit choices. They are quick an easy to cook up, retain an excellent flavour when grilled, and are low in fat.
These are but a few reasons as to why you should consider a spit braai menu, and spit braai catering company.
As long as you are considering a spit braai, you should allow us to create a menu for you that will leave your guest spreading rave reviews about your event. Very few people don’t like spit braais.
Many side dishes compliment spit braais so well. And the best part about hiring a spit braai catering company, is that all of the utensils are provided, and then disposed of for you. All that is left for you to do is to plan a menu that will leave you and your guest craving for more.