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Dried meat from around the world – Part 2

Click the following link If you missed part 1 of Dried meat from around the world. Dried meat has been around for hundreds of years, and used primarily by hunters, gatherers and travellers. It’s only been in the last decade or so that certain types of dried meat, such as beef jerky, have become known as road trip staples, being sold primarily in convenience stores.  But the phenomenon of dried meat goes much further – with dozens of different kinds popular all over the world. Borts Borts are long, air-dried strips of horse or cow that originated in Mongolia as travel food to last through the long winter months. The meat takes about a month to dry, after which it...

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