South African Hangover Cure: Ostrich Omelet
The traditional dish for a South African hangover is an ostrich omelet. The egg is enormous -- equivalent to 2 dozen chicken eggs -- so it’s good to have a mass of hungover friends to share it.
Video: South African Ostrich OmeletA South African ostrich omelet is equal to 24 eggs, so bring a big whisk.
South Africa’s signature drinks, such as an amarula cream or an African beer made from maize or sorghum, will send you searching for a hangover cure. The traditional dish for an unpleasant morning after in South Africa is an omelet made with an ostrich egg. The egg is enormous -- equivalent to 2 dozen chicken eggs -- so it’s good to have a mass of hungover friends to share it.
Crack the egg, whisk it in a bowl, and cook it (in small portions, if needed) with butter in a pan at medium heat.
Season it with salt, pepper and parsley, and serve it with a parsley garnish.