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  • n. A traditional home-made sausage, now commercially available.


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Afrikaans: boer (“farmer”) + wors (“sausage”).


  • During the festival, South African cuisine, such as boerewors, ostrich, crocodile steaks, snoek, etcetera, will be served, whilst guests will be entertained by the South African song and dance group

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • CAPITAL Meat, the importer of kangaroo meat into Namibia, suffered a setback when a buyer of its mince and 'boerewors' products cancelled their contract yesterday.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Bloemfontein's live entertainment scene is a fun way to access local culture, as are restaurants that serve regional specialties like fragrant Free State grilled lamb and farmers 'sausage (called "boerewors").

  • Walking away from the stadium, a white South African sells beer and grilled boerewors from his garage.

    Annelle Sheline: Race Politics in Free State

  • Lists of orders for pies, cool drinks, boerewors rolls–hollowed-out loaves of bread filled with curry called “bunny chow”–and beer.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • Emmanuel would do the same and look out for takeaway cafés with pies and boerewors rolls on the menu.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • The short-order cook called out two boerewors rolls with onion and tomato sauce.

    Let The Dead Lie

  • Traders throughout the square were seen with their skottles braaing and selling boerewors, saying they needed an early start to make money.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • You can see it in the neat lawns tended by black "" garden boys '' (actually middle-aged men) for whites who laze away the Sunday afternoons beside their pools while chops and boerewors (South African sausages) sizzle on the braai.

    The Color Of Fear

  • If it's the former, it's definitely boerewors and butternut risotto!

    At My Table


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