Sunday, 29 September 2013

Blesbok Wellington

Blesbok loin with mushroom duxelle and spinach.

Saturday, 24 August 2013

Popcorn panna cotta with salted caramel

This coupled with a blue cheese gnocchi could probably get me out of any trouble with the wife...

Biltong in the dryer...

2kg of silverside beef being converted into the ultimate food pairing for beer...

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Honey roast rack of blesbok and parsnip purée

Tonight's dinner, rack of blesbok with a honey, mustard and thyme marinade. The parsnip purée eliminates the need for a sauce with the dish.

1 rack of blesbok loin, trimmed
1 tbs of honey
1 tps of mustard
2 sprigs of thyme
Parsnips, chopped
Salt and pepper
Frozen peas
Olive oil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1) Preheat oven to 180C.
2) Boil parsnips until tender, mash or stick blend till smooth, add a touch of milk and butter to waist band appetite. Season and keep warm. 
3) Mix honey, mustard, garlic and thyme. Add a splash of hit water to loosen.
4) Season blesbok, paint with marinade, add to hot frying pan. Brown on all sides. Put in oven for 5-15min depending on how you like it. The above was in the oven for 10min.
5) Nuke the peas.
6) Rest the blessie for 7-10min.
7) Enjoy!!!!

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

The sun's attempt to rise over Joburg CBD

Sunrise at 6:30am, taken from the top floor of the parking lot. Yes, at work too early...