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Plentiful in South Africa, I missed eating venison in the UK. I have found a few outlets which sell good quality venison, it may not be Impala, or Springbok, but the local venison is excellent. Venison is good meat with hardly any fat, therefore, if you favour red meat, venison is the healthier option. Full of flavour, with no unwated additives such as anti-biotics etc. Because venison does not have much of a fat layer, it is inclined to be dry and tough, therefore it is usually well hung and marinated in a mixture of oil, wine,buttermilk or vinegar and spices, herbs and other flavourings. Spek is often added (Spek is pork belly fat, minus the rind).