Boerewors in Seattle

On Safari Foods creates and sells Boerewors, a type of South African  sausage. Robust and flavorful, Boerewors is the sausage you need for your next grilling party!

Order sausage from On Safari Foods for your next BBQ

On Safari Foods was started as a sausage company by our founder, Teresa Carew.  She brought traditional South African recipes for artisan sausages, otherwise known as “boerewors” when she moved from South Africa to the United States.

 

 

Today, all our sausages are produced locally and made from all-natural, grass-fed, and hormone-free sources.

 

We craft the special spice blends in-house to create the most flavorful, well-balanced, and delicious sausages you’ve ever tasted. Buy a pound or two for your next barbecue – your guests are guaranteed to be impressed!

 

 

Currently, we offer three different boerewors varieties (based on availability). Each is packaged frozen in one-pound portions and comes in our distinctive coil shape.

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Lamb-Beef-Pork Boerewors (traditional recipe)
Made with a blend of coriander and nutmeg with a pork casing

 

 

Beef Boerewors
Made with a blend of coriander and nutmeg with a sheep casing

 

 

Lamb Sausage
Made with a blend of fresh rosemary and garlic with a sheep casing

 

We also make a mild Creole pork sausage 

Made with a blend of garlic, fresh onion, and cumin with a pork casing

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What is Boerewors?

Boerewors - "BOO-ruh-vorse"

Boerewors is a South African fresh sausage that is perfect for the grill. The name means “farmer’s sausage” and comes from a combination of the Afrikaans words boer (‘farmer’) and wors (‘sausage’).

It is thought that the original recipes would have come from the early migrants to South African brought with them from  the Netherlands. The sausage is usually formed and presented in a large spiral. Cooking Boerewors over a Braai (BBQ) is a strong patriotic tradition in South Africa culture and is often associated with national holidays. 

Boerewors is made from coarsely minced beef (sometimes combined with minced pork, lamb, or both) and spices (usually toasted coriander seed, black pepper, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice).