It’s been a couple of weeks since we returned home from South Africa, but we’re still talking about the many things we enjoyed.
Sua du Plessis from Christian Arts took us to Moyo, a restaurant across the street from the hotel in Melrose Arch. Moyo is Swahili and means “soul”. Sua ordered for us, knowing we were all eager for a foodie adventure. The evening was a feast of the senses; African music, the cool evening air, the stars coming out, the smell and taste of great food.
For starters, we had peri peri chicken livers bunny chow – pan-fried chicken livers in a spicy East African sauce, presented in home-made bunny chow bread rolls; moyo samosas – three deep fried triangular pastry pockets with chutney; wors, vetkoek en sous – bits of beef, ostrich and venison in fritters.
For the main course, I had oxtail braised with butterbeans and carrots in red wine beef au jus. Rick and Karen had...