Vetkoek and Curried Lamb Mince


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      10 min

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Meat Manifesto

Meat Manifesto

By Andy Fenner

Published 2017

  • About

On a road trip to our venison, lamb and cattle suppliers, we headed through the Karoo into the hinterland of the Eastern Cape. The deeper inland we drove, the better the food became. At Derek Carstens’s farm, Bankfontein, in the Agter-Sneeuberg, we enjoyed first-hand experience of the workings of a Karoo farm kitchen. One of the best things to come out of it was Bernadine Borens’ vetkoek (traditional Afrikaans fried bread dough) with curried lamb mince. The lamb came from the farm’s butcher