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WHY BOEREWORS IS SOUTH AFRICA’S FAVOURITE SAUSAGE

Boerewors is Afrikaans for “farmer’s sausage”. It’s so popular in South Africa that it’s practically a staple food. Boerewors is traditionally handcrafted from coarsely ground meat predominantly beef, sometimes combined with pork, lamb, or both. In their early pioneering days, South African boers (farmers) made large quantities of sausage on their stopovers while trekking across the country to escape Colonial rule. From then until the 1960s, what later became known as boerewors, was made and consumed in South Africa only. Nowadays, as any boerewors lover will tell you, there’s little surprise in the fact that it’s produced and enjoyed in other parts of the world too   South African food – spices, preparation, presentation Every South African boerewors creator has...

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