South Africa Cooking Vacations and Culinary Tours
In addition to enjoying exciting, adventuresome safaris and the wide diversity of cultures throughout South Africa, visitors to this region of the African continent may also enjoy a wide ranging diversity of foods and cuisine. From the cooking traditions of the Zulus to the heavy influence of Afrikaner and British cooking styles, South African cuisine also offers a variety of indigenous cooking techniques brought to the country from the Dutch, Java, Portugal, Malaysia, and India.
South African cooking vacations give visitors a chance to experience cooking styles utilizing native plant bulbs, roots, nuts and leaves. Various styles of meat preparation is a major focus of culinary vacations or foodie tours through South Africa, from African style barbecue known as braai to the popular technique of preserving meat, called biltong. From Afrikaner potjiekos or lamb stew to Dutch fried milk tarts, individuals experiencing a culinary tour through South Africa are in for a treat. Creative and imaginative South African cooking techniques blend the curries and hot peppers of India and southeast Asia into tasty dishes that pop with flavor and color. From bunny chow to bobotie to smoked snoek fish, individuals on a cookery vacation in South Africa will never forget the tastes, flavors or aromas evoked through a variety of cooking styles unique to the South African nation.