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biltong

strips of beef, or other meat, which are cured briefly in salt, marinaded in vinegar and then air-dried. The resulting dried meat is used as a snack or as a subsistence ration. Called also jerked beef.
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Roadside sellers have fresh fruit for pennies and you're never very far from a shop selling biltong - strips of dried meat without which no Springbok rugby game is complete.
The next morning they will all go on a big truck to the biltong factory where a variety of cuts and products will be taken from each carcass.
FASHION victims Gary Cahill and Kevin Davies should be chewing sticks of biltong for breakfast in South Africa next summer.
I wish, when I met other South Africans, that they would automatically recognise a fellow countryman and we could bond about boerewors and biltong and being permanently freezing in this strange country where the sun can never be relied upon to shine.
IN the countries of southern Africa the locals spend a lot of time chewing biltong, a form of lean meat dried in the sun.
Time and again we cross Namibia's borders: the story of the ever popular Biltong brings us to South Africa, the AK-47 rifle used in the Namibian independence struggle points us to the former Soviet Union and a memorial stone in Aus takes us back to the era of the last German emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm II.
In fairness, Federer's mum Lynette comes from the Rainbow Nation - but we can't see Jolly Roger, a closet cricket fan, forsaking cowbells or cuckoo clocks and pledging his allegiance to biltong while he chases a sixth consecutive Wimbledon title.
Twice a week, it is reserved for local South Africans like Zulu butcher Abe Dingage who makes his money selling biltong - flavoured, dried meat strips that taste a whole lot better than chewing gum.
The auto show which is being held in conjunction with the Biltong Fees will take place this weekend.
St Marcus claims he was the first entrepreneur to bring South African biltong and other dried meat snacks to these shores.
What the biltong munchers have failed to grasp is Pietersen's mother is English, his wife is English, he has lived in England since he was 19 and he chose to play for a country whose team is selected on merit, not political correctness.