South African Food – A taste of Africa in England

 

For many the discovery of South African Foods has made a big difference as to what they have got in their kitchen. From biltong to peri peri chicken, babotie and many other foods now available in Great Britan For the food connoisseur, there is now an excellent food experience with South African Food. Many of the local markets now should be able to expose you to some of the finger licking tasty South african goodies. It is now very easy to buy South African foods on the internet in the United Kingdom. There is a wide range of foods here now, ranging from Spurs burgers to Nando peri peri chicken. Some of the more uncommon South African foods include crocodile sirloin, fried caterpillars and even sheep heads. Dependant upon their traditions some South Africans steer clear of these foods, while others will do anything to get the food. Because of all the different cultures and beliefs it is common to find particular foods being eaten on certain occasions. Among many South Africans snake meat is very popular as well as among the more daring tourists. Some of the food products such as biltong ( an air dried and salted meat) can be come very addictive.

Biltong is best enjoyed with a beer (to counter the saltiness of the meat). Biltong, for most South Africans is part of the rugby culture. I have to say that peri peri biltong is my favorite. You can tantalize your taste buds with babotie, which is a unique version of Shepherd’s pie. 

 

Why not try a very traditional boerewors and peri peri chicken cooked on a braai(BBQ)? Maize is widely used in Southern African cuisine. Be it Zulu, Sotho, Tswana, or Xhosa, all have a different way of eating it.If you’re visiting South Africa, then you may find it difficult to get access to these traditional dishes.. The best idea is to find a local local friend’s home and enjoy local cooking or dad’s braai, as African home cooking is amazing. It is believed that South Africa has got its rich culture due to its continuous search for…

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