Deconstructed Carpetbagger Fillet

Posted on: 5 December 2017

Ingredients: 2 x 200 g fillet steaks 125 ml cream 1 tin smoked oysters Two knobs of butter 1 Tbs olive oil 30 ml finely chopped parsley Good quality barbeque basting sauce Method: 1 Heat

DIY Firelighters

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You will need: Used tea bags Paraffin Glass bottle Instructions: 1. Dry the used tea bags completely 2. Put them into a glass bottle 3. Fill the bottle with paraffin These home made recycled tea

Christmas Menu 2017

Posted on: 30 November 2017

Fillet and Asparagus salad with chimichurri sauce

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Ingredients: Salad 400 g beef fillet, pan-fried, grilled or braaied to your preference, and thinly sliced 1 bunch of asparagus, flash fried in butter 2 handfuls of rocket, or your favourite greens ½ yellow pepper,

Cheesy Garlic Bread

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Cheesy Garlic Bread Ingredients: 125g Melrose Sweetmilk cheese spread 125g soft salted butter 1 tablespoon crushed garlic 2 tablespoons of parsley, finely chopped 1 baguette Method: 1. Mix the Melrose cheese, butter, garlic and parsley

Meat Seasoning Recipe

Posted on: 10 November 2017

Meat Seasoning Recipe Ingredients: 30ml coriander seeds 15ml cumin seeds 30ml black salt 15ml black pepper corns 15ml dried chilli flakes 15ml garlic flakes   Method: Place all the ingredients into a mortar, and using

Coriander & Cashew Pesto

Posted on: 3 November 2017

    This pesto is great in pasta or even spread onto hot crusty bread straight from the oven – and it’s delicious drizzled over salads   Ingredients: 80 g fresh coriander 80 g cashew

DIY cocktail tips: Mixing the perfect Mojito

Posted on: 12 October 2017

Summer is for sipping cocktails by the pool, and who doesn’t love a good mojito? Nothing says ‘luxurious tropics’ quite like the delicious, fresh, minty flavours of this much-loved cocktail.  Hailing from Havana, Cuba, this

On the topic of booze and chews: The low-down on pairing food and wine

Posted on: 4 October 2017

Whether you prefer to cater for guests from the comfort of your own patio or go all out with a big venue; snacks and wine will always be a necessity! With spring being upon us,

Spring at Butcher Block: Get your body summer ready

Posted on: 20 September 2017

  Summer is creeping closer with each warmer, brighter morning. Living in South Africa means that summer generally involves a lot of beach time, lazy days at the pool, and outdoor activities. So, how are

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