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#MandelaDay 2018


We remember a wise man, Nelson Mandela, on what would have been his 100th birthday. To honour #MandelaDay 2018 Umngazi embarked on 3 separate “projects” for this special day.… Read the rest

Roasted Red Capsicum Soup with Gremolata Recipe


INGREDIENTS 1 kg red capsicums (red pepper), halved, deseeded olive oil 3 cups liquid Vegetable stock Salt & freshly ground pepper crusty baguette, cut into 2cm thick slices GREMOLATA 1 garlic clove, very finely chopped Handful chopped fresh parsley 1 lemon, rind finely grated Drizzle of olive oil METHOD Step 1 Preheat oven to 200°C.… Read the rest

Gluhwein Recipe


INGREDIENTS: 1 cup water 1 Cup Orange Juice 2 cup white sugar 2 cinnamon stick 2 orange 15 whole cloves 2 (750 ml) bottle red wine DIRECTIONS
    In a saucepan, combine the water, sugar, orange juice and cinnamon stick.
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Coq Au Vin Recipe


An Umngazi twist on this classic french dish! INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup good pinot noir, or a good Bordeaux blend 6 chicken thighs, bone in and skin on 180g good quality rindless bacon, cut into 1cm-thick batons 2 brown mushrooms, thickly sliced 5 portobelini mushrooms, thickly sliced 8 small button mushrooms, halved 2 small red onions, quartered Extra virgin olive oil 60g unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon smoked salt flakes, plus extra, to serve Fresh thyme 3 bay leaves Bunch of flat leaf parsley leaves, to serve Mashed potato, to serve METHOD Step 1
Combine the wine, thyme and bay leaves in a bowl.… Read the rest
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