DISCOVER SOUTH AFRICAN FOOD TRADITIONS

South Africa is known for its cultural and ethnic diversity. It is also known as The Rainbow nation due to being one of the most multicultural countries in the entire world. 

Afrikaans cuisine consists of plenty of meat, vegetables, and rice or potatoes.

Here, you will find some of the most famous South African dishes that will surely make your palate dance.

BOBOTIE

This is the country’s national dish, thought to have been brought into South Africa by Asian settlers. An all-time dinner favorite, this is made from minced meat simmered with spices.

BILTONG

This is one of the most well-loved South African snacks and is served at just about any social gathering. It consists of dried, cured, and spiced meat, much like America’s beef jerky.

BOEREWORS

This sausage is made from minced beef and contains spices such as cloves, coriander, and nutmeg. They are traditionally served in a coil shape and cooked on a braai.

BOKKOMS

This dish is similar to biltong, but in fish version. This small mullet fish is dried in the sun and wind and then salted.

CHAKALAKA

This combines vegetables such as onions, peppers, carrots, and tomatoes into a spicy relish and is traditionally served cold.

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