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Safari’s Hot Chicken Curry

Safari’s Hot Chicken Curry Ingredients: Cut 1kg chicken deboned breast into cubes, and set aside. 2 onions, chopped 5 garlic gloves, crushed 1 tbsp turmeric 2 ginger roots, grated 2 tbsp hot Rajah curry powder Salt 5-6 green chillies, copped 500 ml Bulgarian yoghurt Fresh coriander leaves Fry the onions in a pan until light…

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Ostrich Chilli Con Carne Wraps

  OSTRICH CHILLI CON CARNE WRAPS Serves 4 Ingredients:  500 g KLEIN KAROO OSTRICH MINCE * 15 ml olive oil * 1 onion, chopped * 3 cloves of garlic, crushed * 1 stick celery, chopped * 5 ml chili powder * pinch of cayenne pepper * 5 ml dried oregano * 440 g can crushed…

Safari’s Homemade Masala

Over the past few years, we at Safari Ostrich Farm, mastered the skill to prepare heart-warming curries for our Indian guests,  and nothing beats a hot chicken curry in the cold South African winter months. It is important to use fresh Garam Masala in curries, and it is not that difficult to make your own. Ingredients:…

Ostrich Steak with Béarnaise Sauce

OSTRICH STEAK WITH BEARNAISE SAUCE Serves 4 Ingredients:  500 g KLEIN KAROO OSTRICH STEAK * 15 ml olive oil Method: Baste with olive oil. Heat heavy-based or griddle pan until very hot. If braaiing (B.B.Q.), the coals should be very hot. Place the steaks in the pan or on the grid and seal both sides.…

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Ostrich Sausage with Red Onions

  OSTRICH SAUSAGE WITH RED ONIONS AND BEAN AND FETA CREAM Serves 4 Ingredients:  500 g KLEIN KAROO OSTRICH SAUSAGE * 4 small to medium red onions, cut into 5 mm thick rounds * 30 ml olive oil * 30 ml red wine vinegar * 15 ml brown sugar Method: Panfry or braai the sausage…

South African Honeybush Tea

Honeybush is part or South Africa’s unique fynbos biome. The name Honeybush probably owes its name to the yellow, honey-scented flowers that cover the bushes during spring. The bushes grow wild in the Western and Eastern Cape provinces in South Africa. All 23 known honeybush species belong to the genus Cyclopia. The most popular species…

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Pâtés @Safari Ostrich Farm

Thousands of years ago in ancient Greece, butchers sold pâtés at the market, along with other meat items. It was a way to make use of every part of the animals they slaughtered. Around the fifteenth century, pâtés were a popular choice.   Marie Antoine Careme, 1784, was one of the first and most famous…

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The biggest egg in the world

The female ostrich will lay one egg every two days during the breeding season – ostriches do not lay eggs the whole year round like chickens do.  The breeding season for ostriches id from about June to the end of September. One ostrich egg is equivalent to 24 hen’s eggs. You can invite the extended family…

Hops into Handcrafted Beer

  While the hops plant, Humulus lupulus, has its origins in Northern Europe, we in South Africa have been farming with hops successfully for the last 80 years.  Hops are one of the key ingredients in beer, bringing aroma and flavour as well as preservative qualities. Hops contain alpha acids, which give beer its bitter…

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Ostrich meat and its benefits

  The medical practitioners and dieticians are recommending ostrich meat as the best choice for red meat lovers. Ostrich meat is lower in kilojoules, saturated fats and cholesterol than chicken. Ostrich meat is also high in iron and therefor benefit people with an active lifestyle. Although ostrich meat has fat, its collects outside the muscle and…