Biltong Facts — Bakkwa RSS

Dried meat from around the world

Biltong is cured, dried meat that originated in South Africa. Biltong was created out of a need for survival – hunters and travellers needed a food supply that wouldn’t spoil when trekking long distances, especially through the cold winter months, when food was scarce.  But biltong is not the only dried meat; in fact, dried meat is a feature in many cultures and cuisines around the world. Kilishi Kilishi is a version of jerky that originated in Nigeria. It is considered a delicacy in Hausa Land, which is home to the Hausa people – one of the largest ethnic groups in all of Africa. The meat is generally made from cow, sheep or goat after the removal of the bones....

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