Answers to questions

What is biltong?

Are you curious about biltong? Wonder no more! Biltong is a delectable South African snack made from cured and dried meat. Whether it's beef or game meats like kudu, springbok, or impala, biltong packs a protein punch while being low in fat. It's no wonder why biltong has become a favourite among athletes and hikers alike!

Does biltong offer any health benefits?

Now, you might be wondering about the health benefits of biltong. Prepare to be amazed! This delightful snack is not only a protein powerhouse but also a rich source of iron, zinc, and vitamin B12. And with its low-fat content, it's a perfect choice for weight-conscious individuals aiming to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

What's the difference between biltong and jerky?

But hold on, is biltong just like jerky? Not quite! While jerky goes for a cooked and dried approach, biltong takes a different path. It's all about the curing and air-drying process, resulting in a distinct flavor and texture that sets it apart from jerky. So, if you're seeking a snack adventure with unique flavors, biltong is the way to go!

How do you make biltong?

Now, let's unveil the secret behind making this mouthwatering snack. It starts with a special blend of salt, vinegar, and spices, working their magic as a curing mixture. After a luxurious bath in this flavor-infusing concoction, the meat embarks on an exciting air-drying journey for a few days. The result? Exquisite biltong that will tantalize your taste buds!

Where can I buy biltong?

So, where can you get your hands on this irresistible snack? Look no further! Check out our website for a wide selection of biltong varieties that will satisfy your cravings and transport you to South Africa's flavor paradise. Don't miss out on this snack sensation!

How do you store biltong?

Storing biltong is a breeze. Keep it in a cool, dry place, and it will stay fresh for up to two weeks. For extended enjoyment, refrigerate it, and it will maintain its quality for about two months. That's plenty of time to relish every tender, flavorful bite!

How do you eat biltong?

Ready to indulge in this snack adventure? Biltong can be savored on its own, delivering a burst of flavor with every chew. For an extra kick, try pairing it with mouthwatering sauces like Worcestershire or peri-peri. The possibilities are endless!

What is Regenerative Farming?

Regenerative farming is an approach to agriculture that focuses on rebuilding and restoring soil health, biodiversity, and ecosystem resilience. It emphasizes practices such as minimal tillage, cover cropping, crop rotation, composting, and integrating livestock. The goal is not just to sustainably produce food but to actively improve the health of the land, sequester carbon, enhance water retention, and support biodiversity, thereby creating a more resilient and productive agricultural system for the long term.

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Blogs & Recipies

You thought Biltong was just a yummy meat snack, didn't you? How wrong you were!

In South-Africa Biltong is so much more. It's a friend you watch the Rugby with. It's bonding with your family every time you make a batch together. It's that much needed protein boost after you've just absolutely smashed a workout. It's a chew stick for your baby to cut their teeth on. It rides shotgun on those long road trips. It's a conversation starter. It's an INGREDIENT!

Part of our mission at Inyama is to showcase Biltong for what it should be. Keep an eye on this page and explore the diversity of Biltong with us as we bring you flavoursome, healthy and maybe some not so healthy recipes.

The first recipes will be up here soon!

 

  • Step 1: Slice beef

  • Step 2: Salt & Cure

  • Step 3: Spice

  • Step 4: Hang to dry for 4 days

  • Step 5: Chop

  • Step 6: Package