Anonymous Shanti S. on Apr 13, 2020 - Make home preservation your thing, and create perfect dried fruit and meats for the whole family. 14 May 2015. The unit is somewhat flimsy, but stable and strong enough for its purpose. Biltong is treated with salt and with vinegar to aid preservation. Due to high volumes, shipping could be delayed. Share it with us! Using your oven to make biltong at home. From the start of ordering to receiving - total professionalism as a first time user of Yuppiechef. I have already made a batch of biltong and I must say I am very impressed. DIANNE H. on It is a great product and we are loving it. :) I definitely recommend buying this, I'm certainly very happy with mine. The word biltong is from the Dutch bil ("rump") and tong ("strip" or "tongue"). Stores flat so doesn't take up too much space. so I searched the internet for home-made stuff and this is what I got: http://www.popularmechanics.co.za/article/make-your-own-biltong-dryer-in-an-afternoon-2010-05-13 I let a female plug hanging next to the bulb stand in order to plug the 12v converter for the fan (connections are hidden by duct tape). black paint does the same if you didn't choose a dark box.....(why are dark boxes more expensive than clear ones?). Make home preservation your thing, and create perfect dried fruit and meats for the whole family. Always clean the appliance and its accessories with a damp cloth and a few drops of washing-up liquid and then dry thoroughly, Do not use any solvents, or products with an acid or pH base, such as bleach, or any abrasive materials to clean the appliance, Do not let water enter the built-in circulation fan, This appliance and all of its accessories are not dishwasher safe. Mix the meat every few hours, so it is seasoned evenly. Would most definitely recommend. Has a 3 year shelf life. A nice feature is that it is in an enclosed unit and compact. I got one for my birthday, and loved using it, so we decided to give one to my 70+ old father in law and what a great gift. Does what it should - just be careful building it! The assembly itself is very wobbly and can fall apart easily if you try to move it. Review by Review by Padkos (20) Safari (6) Health Connection Wholefoods (2) Freshmark (1) price. 17 December 2019. Review by View more products from Biltong Makers, Fruit Dehydrators, Mellerware. I like that you can disassemble it and store it neatly when not in use. It's also GMO and Gluten free. To make chilli bites & chunks we used the drying trays and lay them down in strips. 19 January 2017. Maida B. on Find the perfect gifts now. Yes | No, © Yuppiechef Online (Pty) Ltd | Legal & Privacy Policy | Returns & Repairs Policy. most of the dehydrators on the market were a little too expensive (I wasn't sure I was going to use it intensively....) Unlike beef jerky, biltong is made without any sugar, meaning it's a cleaner, healthier protein snack. Review by 7 years ago 30 September 2014, This food dehydrator would be wonderful if Mellerware just manufactured it stronger. Now I can have dried fruit without chemicals. Sep 20, 2020 - Homemade dried fruit seems like endless effort, hey? Did you find this review helpful? It's difficult to assemble as it's badly made with thin plastic sides that keep falling apart as you try build it. Russell Hobbs Biltong Maker - 1KGS. My brother is loving the fact that he can do dried fruit, as well. The biltong maker seems to be doing its job but we have only had the meat in overnight. Review by The bulb is placed at the top of the dryer next to the fan - which is useless as the heated air is then just sucked out again and probably has minimal effect on the meat. Takes a day to prep biltong before it goes into the machine and then 3-5 days to dry it and then that's it! Yes | No, Review by The "hinges" and side panels are a bit fragile and the plastic rods tend to fall, but otherwise the product is of amazing quality. The Biltong king has a light fitting to reduce the moisture build up. Product InfoEnjoy homemade biltong, drywors, dried fruits and herbs with the advanced Russell Hobbs Biltong Maker. Feb 24, 2018 - How to make a biltong box for making your own biltong or dry wors at home. 22 April 2014, I have read all the other reviews and am wondering if we have the same product. Melanie D. on 15 out of 15 people found this review helpful. The fan stopped working after less than 24 hours, resulting in a batch of ruined meat. Currently this is my favourite gadget at home! Review by Takes days and days to dry small things, can't imagine how long biltong would take. Anonymous search the internet and get LOTS of recipes for jerky, biltong, dried vegetables and fruits....(dried tomatoes flavoured with garlic and herbs.......mmhhhhhh) Reply Review by 52 out of 62 people would recommend this product, Review by You've got great people. Gillian on 24 August 2020. Feb 28, 2016 - How to make a biltong box for making your own biltong or dry wors at home. Have made biltong, dried strawberries and even mushroom biltong! I would recommend this product to a friend. The Biltong maker is so easy to use. 27 November 2013. Lynne S. on Lynne R. on on Please bear with us. Great for drying out meat - both game and beef. Place thicker pieces on the bottom, and thinner on the top. 4 April 2017. Item Reviewed: Review by 5 September 2014. Karen G. on Absolutely adore it! 6 years ago I'll never use Mellerware's products, thanks to this display of uselessness! With drying rods and racks included, you can make delicious dried goods at home. I use a cut of corned beef silverside to make South African style Biltong on the cheap! on Gus K. on First class toy for boys! I certainly don't want flies walking on or laying eggs in my biltong or fruit flies all over my dehydrated fruit. Have you found any new things you would fix if you made a second box?Do you think two fans would work better or something? on Review by 7 November 2014, Review by It was out its box for all of 10 minutes and now has to go in the dustbin. -aluminium screen (lighter than steel, plastic would have been better, but I couldn't get any...) I own this and have used it for both biltong and dehydration and have found a major flaw. After a while the fan stopped working, so this was exchanged again. Nina E. on Anyway, you had some good techniques and I got some ideas. R0-R39.99 (18) R40-R79.99 (6) R80-R119.99 (4) R180-R100.000 (1) 1 (current) 2 Anonymous Great biltong maker which will be enjoyed by us on a regular basis. on Perfect your spice rub for biltong, and know exactly what goes into your dried fruit. 22 February 2017. t forever and the sides are rather brittle and a bit flimsy, but don't let this put you off. Review by But I am trying to find a used one as I don't want to pay for a new one. Lisa E. on Hot or warm air usually has higher humidity than cold air, so hot/warm air isn't always the best. Didn't meet expectations.. took too long to dry. Am on my 3rd biltong making and am enjoying the experiments. I bend them a little to make it easier to put in and out. I doubt that the fan will last forever and the sides are rather brittle and a bit flimsy, but don't let this put you off. Meagan G. on I've read that you want really dry air being blown across the meat to absorb the water from the meat. why it's better for you. This product comes with a 2 year warranty: 1 year retail & 1 year extended. first take your time to draw the points where the rods will be glued......think about the high you will need ti fit the screens, the bulb and its stand, and the fan depending if you fasten it inside or outside....dont mess up.... Fruit flies have no problem getting inside. Biltong Makers. I'll never use Mellerware's products, thanks to this display of uselessness! Some traditionalists believe to make biltong it needs to be cured in a special biltong box or drying room over a period of several days; however, I'm going to debunk this myth and say good quality biltong can be made in a standard dehydrator in about 12 - 14 hours. Using your oven to make biltong at home. Did you find this review helpful? Some recipes call for balsamic or cider vinegar. 8 years ago That is are you drawing air through the filters over the food, or blow air over food and out the filters? Review by Thoroughly enjoying using the biltong maker. 8 March 2018. on Lancelot W. on It is best to dehydrate fruit of any kind between 125°F to 135°F. drill carefully!!!!!! Not with the Mellerware Biltong Maker and Food Dehydrator. on 17 January 2018. This 1st to market biltong maker boasts a hygrometer that measures the levels of humidity and 6 January 2016. We are delighted with the biltong maker/ food dehydrator, easy to use. 2 March 2018, This is my favourite toy at the moment. cut the screens to the desired dimension, caution, if cut too large, they might be hard to put and remove... Yes, this is the second one I have bought. Traditionally, brown vinegar has been used to make biltong. I assembled this product immediately and put it to use straight away by drying some thin wors sausage. We find that it takes about 2-3 days to dry to our satisfaction. 4 January 2016. Here, read on and be sure to have all these fruits present in your fridge! Yes | No, Review by Love this product. Review by I have assembled the biltong king, but have not used it as yet. Elmarie B. on Ane C. on So if you do find them - stock up. Scan the QR code to open this page on your mobile phone. 16 October 2014. Basil M. on Review by What precautions are you taking for COVID-19? 31 August 2013. The Biltong King Biltong maker by Mellerware allows you to enjoy homemade biltong, drywors, jerky and dried fruit. Apr 17, 2015 - Industrial equipment for the manufacture of biltong and droëwors (Dried sauasage). 7 June 2013. Did you find this review helpful? 9 May 2016. 1 out of 3 people found this review helpful. It works very well and the next time I will be drying some fruit. Review by Monika R. on Best biltong! He has done fruit, is experimenting with various meats for biltong and intends to try tomatoes etc in due course. Biltong Maker & Spices (no longer available), Review by I was hoping it would be quicker and more economical to use this dehydrator but the oven at 70 deg C for 45 mins works better and parsley lovely, dry and crisp! I have always wanted a food dehydrator and am in love with this as we make healthy biltong and dried fruit as school snacks at a fraction of the cost. I live in france in a rural region where people still hunt boars and bucks, so wild meat is easy to get and dried boar ham is one of… Recommended. However we have detected a design flaw. This is one of the best kitchen tools I've ever bought, it makes the tastiest dried fruit at a fraction of the cost in the shops. Review by Mellerware Biltong Maker & Fruit Dehydrator (2.86kg) $146.00 ... Add to Cart Continue Shopping or Checkout. Here's all you need to know making your own. 6 years ago 18 September 2014. I dried a couple of layers of chillies and my husband loves making his own biltong in the dehydrator. I used standard glue, but I put a little "pattex no more nails" under each rod to make it more solid.... Create your own mouth wateringly delicious biltong at home with our range of Biltong makers, Biltong cutters and supplies for the home biltong maker. The product works, but it is so flimsy that it tends to fall apart when ever you want to move it. 5 January 2016, We love our biltong maker so much and enjoy creating and testing new ways to spice the meat. 23 January 2017. Easy to assemble, and even easier to use, highly recommended to everyone who loves biltong. I used it once, and threw R400 of rubbish away. 4 Wrap the container with a plastic foil and place in a refrigerator for 12 hours. Anonymous I make my very allergic dog biltong with only a little salt on it. Heat isn't the only thing required for drying meats. Yes | No, Review by Well made & just does the job. as you can see, my drilling was goofy....this kind of plastic breaks easily.....I fixed it with a duct tape wraping..... 7 years ago Anonymous Many thanks for your excellent service. :) I definitely recommend buying this, I'm certainly very happy with mine. Read more, Review by Look at the fridge with a whole new set of eyes now - wondering what I can dehydrate next. Great buy! I'm sadly having to return this one without any obvious substitute for a great concept. In fact mine is going to my daughter in Germany as she is missing the taste of biltong. See more ideas about biltong, industrial, cabinet. He is using it daily, easy to use with amazing recipes. 12 December 2019, Review by Thanks to all and greetings from Dubai. Did you find this review helpful? 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Select fruits that are suitable for drying. Very disappointed and embarrassed that I gave this as a gift. For almost 100 years Moir's has been a favourite in South African households, offering scrumptious treats for the whole family. A bit flimsy - one of the sides cracked when I put it together. Review by These include: Vine fruits such as grapes. While the product isn't very sturdy it is sturdy enough to do the job and if something does break then a spot of superglue ought to sort it out easily. Otherwise, this biltong maker is amazing. I don't have a dremel, but I strongly recommend it as those strorage box are a bit fragile and mine broke on several spots while drilling.....that's why I had to wrap it with duct tape. 31 January 2017. A hidden benefit is that your house will smell like biltong while the machine is in operation! Cherene N. on on Anonymous Now my Hubby and I can both use it! Not anymore!!!! I recommend brown vinegar for the best flavour, with cider vinegar coming in a close second. Easy to use and a great way to experiment with dehydrating all kinds of foods. It is easy to use and seems to work well. The 40W light bulbs are hard to find. Anonymous I exchanged the unit for a new one... twice. The slots at the bottom to allow air out once it has been sucked in via the fan are too big they allow fruit flies and even small household flies in. Yes | No, Review by -one storage box (this one is 30x30x25cm), mine was clear because soooooo cheap, I used duct tape to help light reflect instead of going out the box and lighting the whole room. We've got great gifts. Kathy M. on 28 January 2020, I tried it with fruits for my colleagues to try them and they came out perfect, they also like them, I am now ready to get started with my dry fruits business, What rubbish! 11 September 2013. Thanks. Anthea Mathew on Reply i like it =). Shopping on Yuppiechef is safe and secure. 9 December 2016. I only just started using the food dehydrator yesterday. Plastic Box Jerky/biltong Maker and Dehydrator. 2017-10-12T16:06:23+01:00. I would highly recommend it to anyone. I'm considering purchasing a few more so I can indulge in more of its capabilities. -bulb stand, electric wire, plug and a connection thing. I am pleased that the appliance came with recipe's and food preparation suggestions. I've had this item for a very short time and already cannot stop raving about it. I can't believe people are giving this 5 stars with such a massive flaw. Pat thoroughly dry with kitchen paper towel and hang the strips in the Biltong Maker. on Step 8. I had to cut them with a hot knife, but a dremel would have been better.... and I mean MUCH better... While the product isn't very sturdy it is sturdy enough to do the job and if something does break then a spot of superglue ought to sort it out easily. Biltong is similar to jerky in the fact that both are dried; however, this is where the similarity ends as the two products are worlds apart in taste and make. Waste of money in spoiled meat; waste of time spent in returning the device. be precise, it will be easier to fasten the stuff later. It makes biltong in 3 days! 1 x Biltong King Biltong Maker by Mellerware 1 x Tekut Bamboo Biltong Slicer 1 x Packet of 200g or 1kg crown national safari biltong seasoning The Biltong king biltong maker allows you to enjoy great tasting home-made biltong, drywors, jerky and dried fruit at a fraction of the cost. I certainly don't want flies walking on or laying eggs in my biltong or fruit flies all over my dehydrated fruit. 9 July 2019. I could improvise and add my own bulb at the bottom - and may do that - but thought you might appreciate the insight for future units. 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