Who is Jan Braai? His real name is Jan Scannell and he lives to braai. He started the National Braai Day initiative in 2005 and his aim is to create a national celebration of the one activity all South Africans have in common, regardless of race, language, gender or wealth: cooking over a fire. His TV series Jan Braai for Erfenis has run each year on Kyknet since 2011, and his National Braai Tour is fast becoming a highlight of the annual braai calendar. For more about Jan Braai visit www.braai.com or follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.