17 day South Africa – Culinary & Wildlife – 4 Star

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12 days South Africa Culinary & Wildlife Safari – Luxury

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Unique Safari – A culinary tour of South Africa

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Imagine a Safari that would not only highlight the wildlife and scenery of South Africa, but also South Africa’s Culinary delights, where guests can not only taste but also try their hand at learning to cook our various dishes on the trip. Included in the trip will be visits to local markets to buy local ingredients, a rural homestead to experience traditional preparation of African cuisine, game viewing at private and national game reserves, wine and food pairing tours in the Cape winelands, visits to top South African restaurants,  a visit to a local shebean to experience modern township life and food, and a chef to assist in the preparation and teaching of South African cuisine.

You will leave South Africa with an experience of a life time, a Unique tour that you can take home with you and share with friends and family.

Join us on this culinary adventure

 

South African Cuisine

  •  Amasi, sour milk
  • Biltong, a salty dried meat (similar to jerky), although the meat used is often from different types of Antelope or other venison.
  • Biryani
  • Bobotie, a dish of Malay descent, is like meatloaf with raisins and with baked egg on top, and is often served with yellow rice, sambals, coconut, banana slices, and chutney.
  • Boerewors, a sausage that is traditionally braaied (barbecued).
  • Bunny chow, curry stuffed into a hollowed-out loaf of bread. A bunny
    And there we go, #koeksisters nom nom

    And there we go, #koeksisters nom nom (Photo credit: Paul Watson)

    chow is called Kota by the locals.

  • Chakalaka, a spicy South African vegetable relish.
  • Chutney, or Blatjang, a sweet sauce made from fruit that is usually poured on meat.
  • Frikkadelle – meatballs
  • Gatsby food mainly popular in Cape Town, comes in the form of a long roll with fillings of anything ranging from polony to chicken or steak and hot chips.
  • Gesmoorde vis, salted cod with potatoes and tomatoes and sometimes served with apricot jam.
  • Hoenderpastei, chicken pie, traditional Afrikaans fare.
  • Isidudu, pumpkin pap
  • Koeksisters come in two forms and are a sweet delicacy. Afrikaans koeksisters are twisted pastries, deep fried and heavily sweetened. Koeksisters found on the Cape Flats are sweet and spicy, shaped like large eggs, and deep-fried.
  • Mageu, a drink made from fermented mealie pap.
  • Mala Mogodu, a local dish equivalent of tripe. The locals usually enjoy mala mogodu with hot pap and spinach
  • Malva Pudding, a sweet spongy Apricot pudding of Dutch origin.
  • Mashonzha, made from the mopane worm.
  • Melktert (milk tart), a milk-based tart or dessert.
  • Melkkos (milk food), another milk-based dessert.
  • Mealie-bread, a sweet bread baked with sweetcorn.
  • Mielie-meal, one of the staple foods, often used in baking but predominantly cooked into pap or phutu.
  • Ostrich is an increasingly popular protein source as it has a low cholesterol content; it is either used in a stew or filleted and grilled.
  • Pampoenkoekies (pumpkin fritters), flour has been supplemented with or replaced by pumpkin or sweet potato.
  • Potbrood (pot bread or boerbrood), savoury bread baked over coals in cast-iron pots.
  • Potjiekos, a traditional Afrikaans stew made with meat and vegetables and cooked over coals in cast-iron pots.
  • Rusks, a rectangular, hard, dry biscuit eaten after being dunked in tea or coffee; they are either home-baked or shop-bought (with the most popular brand being Ouma Rusks).
  • Samosa or samoosa, a savoury stuffed Indian pastry that is fried.
  • Skilpadjies, lamb’s liver wrapped in netvet and braaied over hot coals.
  • Smagwinya, fat cakes
  • Smoked or braai’ed snoek, a regional gamefish.
  • Sosaties, kebab, grilled marinated meat on a skewer.
  • Tomato bredie, a lamb and tomato stew.
  • Trotters and Beans, from the Cape, made from boiled pig’s or sheep’s trotters and onions and beans.
  • Umngqusho, a dish made from white maize and sugar beans, a staple food for the Xhosa people.
  • Umphokoqo, an African salad made of maize meal.
  • Umqombothi, a type of beer made from fermented maize and sorghum.
  • Umvubo, sour milk mixed with dry pap, commonly eaten by the Xhosa.
  • Vetkoek (fat cake, magwenya), deep-fried dough balls, typically stuffed with meat or served with snoek fish or jam.
  • Walkie Talkies, Grilled or deep-fried chicken heads and feet, most popular in townships and sold by street vendors, sometimes in industrial areas with high concentrations of workers.
  • Waterblommetjie bredie (water flower stew), meat stewed with the flower of the Cape Pondweed.

    Cape Flats scrap collectors

    Cape Flats scrap collectors (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • Cape Flats scrap collectors (Photo credit: Wikipedia)