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Make your own biltong and droëwors

Hannelie Van Tonder

This guide offers step-by-step instructions on how to make traditional biltong, droëwors, boerewors (South African sausage) as well as a variety of other sausages such as salami and pork sausages.

It also includes recipes for many other traditional foods, both South African and otherwise.

You will find biltong quiche, biltong potbread, ham and Cheddar rolls, Kasseler rib with mustard, glazed ham, soutribbetjie and pastrami, as well as banana kebabs, salami and noodle salad, wors with ratatouille, and quick bacon and egg pie, to name but a few.