Stew is a-simmering away, and while it does I have some other South African food to nibble.
It’s basically beef jerky, just a different flavor palate.
On my first bite, I’m more struck by the texture. I’m not even processing taste yet.
But the texture is a little different with each bite. Sometimes, like that first bite, almost too tender, and other times a bit more substantial.
Then the flavor starts to come through. and it’s good. It gets better as it becomes more familiar.
I bought a selection of their biltong (traditional and spicy). I like both but the traditional more so. The spicy is okay but just … not as good? It’s not like me to not prefer spicy, but here we are.
I also bought their beef sticks and some boerewors which will be another adventure. I have a lot of ground to cover in virtual South Africa, so lots of things to try seems fine to me.
But so far – so yummy!
Next up: Isabel’s oxtail stew … so stay tuned!