Meat: Lamb Chops, Steak, Pork Chops, Kebabs, Chicken: Drumsticks, Wings, Breasts, Kebabs Sausages: Pork, Chicken, Boerewors: Coarsely minced beef – sometimes combined with minced pork, lamb or both – spiced with coriander seed, black pepper, nutmeg, cloves and allspice A typical braai platter in South Africa It is important to note that venison (game meat) is seldom braaied (barbecued) in South Africa as it’s best to cook or stew to make it tender. South Africans will not surprise you by not announcing what meats are being braaied. Normally a selection and a [...]
South Africa is one of 12 countries in the world where drinking tap water is perfectly safe! It is also safe to eat fresh fruit, vegetables and salads, and to put ice in your drinks.
South Africa boasts excellent fresh produce, meat, fruit, fish, and seafood and is renowned for its award-winning wines. Types of dishes served include sosaties (a type of kebab), bobotie (curried mince), crayfish, biltong (seasoned dried meat), and potjiekos (a casserole cooked for hours in a three-legged iron pot). Also, try some traditional African and Afro-fusion dishes along with local beers, Cape wines, brandies, and liqueurs. The traditional beer – umqombothi – is a home-brewed sorghum beer sold in many African townships.