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Peter ThomasPeter Thomas describes himself as living "near Johannesburg in South Africa, am 53 years old and my interests include photography, web design, computers and of course, most of all, my online friends!!"

He forgot to also mention that he is passionate about food as well! This is one of his recipes.

This recipe is for Boerewors - "a spicy sausage that no self respecting BBQ can be without, if you can't make it yourself, ask your local butcher to make some for you, you won't be sorry . . ."


1.5kg beef
1.5kg pork
500g bacon, diced
25ml salt
5ml ground pepper
50ml ground coriander
2ml freshly grated nutmeg
1ml ground cloves
2ml ground dried thyme
2ml ground allspice
125ml red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, crushed
50ml Worcestershire sauce
85g sausage casings

  • Cut the beef and pork meat into 1.5 " cubes and mix it with all the other ingredients except the sausage casings.
  • Grind (mince) the meat using a medium-course grinding plate
  • Fill the sausage casings firmly but not too tightly with the meat mixture.
  • Can be fried, grilled or barbecued over coals.

Makes 3.5 kg

Peter Thomas