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Our tribute recipe to Eagles’ Nest wines : Cured duck ham

posted on the February 27, 2012 1:04 pm by Wine and Only

Tired of classic biltong, peanuts and olives? What about putting a new twist on your “apéritif”, as French people say… As I was drinking an Eagles’ Nest viognier with friends last week, this recipe just came back to my mind! I just had to do it again! It will go perfectly with a viognier, as [...]

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The Pot Luck Club by Luke Dale Roberts

posted on the December 30, 2011 7:43 am by Wine and Only

We were more than delighted to participate in the grand opening of the new great venture of Luke Dale Roberts (Test Kitchen), the Pot Luck Club. Located in the Biscuit Mill, adjacent to the Test Kitchen, this hype venue is decorated with flair, with a nice clear wooden bar, large modern design panels and the [...]

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A tribute recipe for Almenkerk wines

posted on the December 21, 2011 1:07 pm by Wine and Only

Been eating too much meat last night after a gorgeous braai…Here is a recipe that will please both your husbands, wives, partners, and even children. I’m sure you have more than one…of each… Remember last night? After the biltong, chips, boerewors, spatchcock chicken, rack of lambs and other beef fillets, you still had some nice [...]

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Secateurs Confit Lamb Shoulder

posted on the November 29, 2011 9:05 am by Wine and Only

This is a recipe I decided to create specifically for Adi Badenhorst and the Swartland Revolution! Hope you will like it!   Ingredients For that recipe you will need (serves 4 meatlovers like me, 6 regular people otherwise) – A whole lamb shoulder (1.5 kgs or more) bone in – Fresh Thyme – Fresh Rosemary [...]

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Sardines and wine pairing

posted on the November 28, 2011 7:40 am by Wine and Only

The Hout Bay harbour has seen huge sardine runs since a few weeks…tens of thousands of sardines trapped in the harbour, followed by as many seagulls, seals and dolphins. It means also that you can get fresh (live!) sardines at very low cost… But what to do with them? Obviously, you can quickly braai (BBQ) [...]