Here in South Africa we have a very special delicatessen which is called “biltong”.  Biltong is raw meat spiced with vinegar, salt corriander and black pepper (some even add chili) and then air dried. The closest non-South African version is perhaps the American jerky, but it is not the same.

Now here is where we become funny people when it comes to eating meat. Some want their cooked meat rare, some medium rare, some medium and some well done. Yet they all eat biltong. I can see many of my country folk shudder at this dish.

Rare fillet and baked quince slices

Have a super Saturday.

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