The smell of smoke and fats burning over red hot flame or charcoal and a bottle of beer passing down youth throat. Surely you will like to eat that sewyer for it taste good with some highly spiced pepper coming from Aboki or some hausa man who is specialized in making your sewyer taste good…oh you want to try sewyer
What is sewyer
Sewyer is roasted meat. Not just roasted meat but roasted meat with a difference. If your buy meat from the market and roast with fire from firewood, that doesn’t make it sewyer…but its close. Seyer is not just roasted meat, the meat is prepared in a special way. The meat can be from any animal commonly found in the market or meat. That is why it is said sewyer is roasted meat.
The preparation of sewyer cannot be done by an amateur and it taste. For this reason, you will hardly see sewyer made from domestic consumption. It is ingredients cannot be made by none experts and it’s a whole industry.
Why do people make sewyer?
Sewyer is an industry and has created jobs for many Africans. It is big source of income. It takes a lot of insight to discover this market. It is a business of more than 150 percent gain. Although it generates that kind of gain, it has a lot of work and division of labour.
To cut a long story short, sewyer is made for commercial reasons and really really taste good when prepared by an expert. $20 dollars can buy a kilogram of meat. That same amount won’t buy a quarter kilogram of sewyer.
Types of sewyer
Based on the spices and the meat we can determine the various types of sewey. Yea it’s a recipe that is different when the main item changes. Therefor we can distinguish chicken meat, sheep meat, goat meat and cow meat. These are the common ones you will find in the market.
They are all prepared differently and roasted at different temperatures and for a specific duration of time. When the meat is cut into small pieces and put into sticks before roasted it is sewyer. When you ask for sewyer, that is what comes to the mind of the seller. The meat could also be cut into bigger chunks and roasted. In this case, when an order is made, a piece of the meat is cut according to the order or amount and further cut into smaller and eatable pieces then further spiced. Sewyer is dry and may contain some vegetable oil (very small).
The smell of smoke and burnt fats is what makes sewyer different from meat cooked in an oven and spices is what makes it different from an ordinary barbecue
Where can we easily find sewyer
Sewyer is commonly sold in popular joints where there is ambiance and fun. In enjoyment corners like bars, nightclubs and markets, you will find someone selling it. Since these joints gather in the evening in some average cities, it is difficult to find a sewyer seller selling in the early hours of the day. This doubles with the fact that the seller is busy preparing meat for the day’s transactions.
Many believe it is the simplest and natural way to enjoy meat. Many leave luxurious restaurants and visit bars where they can drink some beer and eat some heavily spiced sewyer.
The vendor usually has a position by the popular joint where there roasting is done. The roasting is done where it is sold. When sewyer is roated elsewhere and taken to a different location for sale, it is not enjoyed. Maybe because it becomes cold as it is being transported or the buyer simply just doesn’t trust the sellers’ methods.
Many sellers of sewyer have metallic containers attached a two-wheel push-truck or one-wheel push-truck. This makes their business site equipment portable. Portable roasters are common with young people in the business who have not won the hearts of a huge clientele and have few customers. If you find yourself in Africa and particularly in some sub Saharan countries like Cameroon, Nigeria, Gabon and Ivory coast just to name a few, do care to visit an ordinary enjoyment joint and have a good time with spiced sewyer with a lot of pepper. It is common to hear that pepper reduces drunkenness. Sewyer has different names in different communities and common sold by a specific group of people.