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Barossa Fine Foods – Beef Biltong

Beef Biltong from Barossa Fine Foods

I’m so busy eating this Biltong it’s hard to stop and take the time to write the review. Barossa Fine Foods are the first company to send me some sample products, and I’ve enjoyed them very much. Unlike most of the beef jerky and biltong manufacturers I’ve come across so far, BFF (I am NOT going to type it out in full every time) don’t just make jerky. They make, and retail a large range of smallgoods including bacon, salami, poultry products, pates and all sorts of other delicacies. If you are in Adelaide I highly recommend seeking out one […]

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Books on Beef Jerky

One of the things I quickly found when I talked about this site with friends was that many wanted to have a try at making Beef Jerky. I found a few online resources, and later I’ll try and put together a list of useful links, but in the meantime I thought I’d point readers towards Amazon and the multitude of books about Beef Jerky, and other sorts of Jerky of course, that they have for sale. The links below are part of an affiliate program, so clicking through from here will help us maintain the site and buy more Jerky […]

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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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