The whole world is on the same table: the kitchen of South Africa - video recipes at home
South Africa Kitchen was born from a mixture of different cuisines. European colonization, the adaptation of the traditional cuisine of the peoples of the Bantu, the local Khoisan tribes of the Hottentots and the Bushmen and the huge number of immigrants - all of this has affected the views of the South African feast.
Dutch settlers brought with them their own ways of farming, British traders introduced the cold cuts, which now includes the African game. The French brought seedlings for vineyards, which today are known worldwide. Malay workers presented curry. Venison, Lamb and local seafood, with an infinite variety of ocean fish, make up a cosmopolitan, with nothing comparable to the kitchen.
There is striking diversity of Greek, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Mexican and Portuguese restaurants. In many homes, the traditional is braayfleys (hot, cooked over an open fire or grill). It is a mixture of African elements, Malay, Indian and Boer culinary traditions.
You may be offered a snack biltongom (slices of dried beef, venison or ostrich meat) and chillibayts (savory) as long as they prepare sosatis (barbecue in the South African) and burvors (spicy homemade sausage).
Together with the main dish is likely to be filed dads (corn gruel) with Sheba (liquid vegetable seasoning) and pot biriyani (fish, poultry or meat pot with vegetables and rice). Most often, tourists refuse to try his proposed mashonza (caterpillars living on mopani trees). They, of course, a little harsh, but if you cook them with red pepper (ask the chef to put more and peanuts), the dish will turn out quite interesting. Leave an unforgettable impression dish tshuku - fried termites and Chi-fu-fu-nu-nu - roasted on the fire scarab larvae.
The country has long been famous for its grape wines. Created in the farms, many of whom were born in the days of the Dutch East India Company. The leader of the first settlers Jan van Riebeeck raised the first vine in the "Company Garden" and seven years later, after landing at the Cape in 1652, he recorded in his diary: "Today, with God's blessing for the first time wine made from Cape grapes ".
These days in Stellenbosch and other towns on the "Wine Route", offering tourists and their very favorite, manufactured and sold a huge number of wines: sweet, semi-sweet, semi-dry and dry; both white and red. There is also a dessert wine, sparkling, ports and others. Their tasting included in the program of almost all the tours. There are special routes along the coast with a stop at the wine "bodegas" - wine tours.
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