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D.Jay’s Mild Pepper Biltong

Mild Pepper Biltong in the packet

I couldn’t resist when I stopped to get the other jerky I knew I’d want something better so I thought I might try the hard version of D.Jay’s Mild Pepper Biltong. This doesn’t come ready sliced, it’s the real deal, a long ‘rope’ of meat and as you’ll see in the picture below it doesn’t skimp on the flavouring with coriander seeds embedded in the meat. Ripping the top off this packet I don’t get a sweet smell at all, I get a really nice savoury meat smell, like a pepper steak, or a schnitzel with pepper sauce. The stick […]

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What is Biltong

Biltong is a cured meat, similar to Jerky but originating in South Africa. The manufacturing process and typical seasonings differ from Jerky. Where Jerky is a smoked meat, Biltong is dried, not smoked. Biltong is usually prepared in long strips cut following the grain of the muscle, and it’s name reflects this. Biltong from the Dutch or Afrikaans bil (rump) and tong (strip or tongue). Often the meat used is beef, but many different meats are used for Biltong including game meats and Ostrich. The most common ingredients of biltong are: Vinegar, Salt, Coriander, Black Pepper and Sugar or Brown […]

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