6 South African foods that the rest of the world knows as actual things

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Gatsby

The rest of the world

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South Africa

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Russian

The rest of the world

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 07: Russian President Vladamir Putin attends a press conference with Australian Prime Minister John Howard during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) on September 7, 2007 in Sydney, Australia. Economic leaders from 21 nations are meeting in Sydney during the week long summit. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

South Africa

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Now, there is a type of Russian sausage called Kolbasa which is made in a very similar way to what South Africans know as the humble Russian, but why don’t we just call it that, then?

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Bunny chow

The rest of the world

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South Africa

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Monkey gland sauce

The rest of the world

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South Africa

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The Monkey Gland is a cocktail of gin, orange juice, grenadine and absinthe named after a surgical technique of grafting monkey testicle tissue into humans. The practice was started by Dr Serge Voronoff, and was intended to produce longevity

Skilpadjies

The rest of the world

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South Africa

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Walkie talkies

The rest of the world

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South Africa

Chicken feet on the grill

 

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