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ALOES


From June through to August the Eastern Cape’s aloes are in full display.  These beautiful plants burst forth in a brilliance of colour during the long dry months of winter enhancing the complexion of the surrounding landscape. … Read the rest

OXTAIL


(Serves 8) Oven 150C INGREDIENTS: 3kg oxtail Seasoned flour – (flour, salt, pepper, mixed herbs) Sunflower oil 3 large onions – sliced 3 cloves garlic – chopped 1 bottle good red wine Beef stock – enough to cover oxtail 1 bouquet garni (thyme, parsley) Salt and cracked pepper 2 bay leaves 3 tablespoons red currant jelly Peel of ½ lemon Peel of ½ orange 600g carrots – sliced 1½ tablespoons lemon juice 1½ tablespoons tomato paste METHOD: Trim oxtails of as much fat as possible.… Read the rest
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