Sheep’s Tails, Samp and !Nabas with Beetroot Gel

The Story – In Search of Namibian Cuisine Ingredients: Sheep’s Tails: 10 Sheep’s tails, Fat removed 2 cups Lamb stock 1 medium sized Onion 1 medium sized Carrot, Peeled Salt and pepper for seasoning 1 cup Plain flour 1 Egg, beaten 1 cup Bread cumbs Vegetable oil, Enough for deep frying Samp and !Nabas: 250…

Vietnamese style curried tripe

Story: Camping And Curries Ingredients Curry powder 8 Curry leaves 2 Star Anise 3 Dried red chili 4 tablespoons Coriander seeds 2 tablespoons Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds 1/2 teaspoon Whole cloves 1 teaspoon Black peppercorns 1 tablespoon Ground turmeric 1 teaspoon Ground ginger 1 teaspoon Nutmeg (grated) 1/2 teaspoon…

Braised Shoulder of Goat

The story Ingredients: 1 Shoulder of goat, Bone in 1/4 cup Olive oil 3 Heads of garlic, Cut in half 2 Onions, Peeled and cut in quarters 1 Lime, Cut in half 3 stalks Celery, Roughly chopped 6 cm Fresh ginger, Peeled and sliced 3 Chillies, Whole and pricked with a sharp knife 10 sprigs…

Cooking Sous Vide – Part 2

Cooking Sous Vide – Part 1 The recipe – Sous Vide Mutton Ribs Last week I wrote about cooking sous vide (under vacuum). This technique involves sealing food under vacuum in an airtight bag, and then cooking it in a water bath set to a relatively low temperature, for a prolonged period of time. If…

Cooking meat the right way

The recipe I thought I would use today’s column to very briefly discuss some of the key techniques used in the cooking of meat. Most of us love meat, but do not always cook it the correct way. Hopefully I can help you out a bit. Why do we cook meat? Harold McGee in “On…

Lamb shank pie

The Story – all about meat Ingredients: 6 Lamb shanks 500 milliliters Red wine 500 milliliters Chicken stock 1 Onion, Cut into quarters 2 large Carrots, Peeled and chopped into large chunks 3 stalks Celery, Cut into chunks 200 grams Unsmoked bacon, Cut into lardons 2 cloves Garlic, Peeled and left whole 3 Bay leaves 2…

Rosemary smoked lamb kebabs

The story Ingredients: 500 grams Lamb (leg or shoulder), Cut into equally sized cubes 1 handful Fresh Rosemary, Leaves and stems 1 Red onion, Cut into chunks the same size as the lamb cubes 1 Red Bell Pepper, Cut into chunks the same size as the lamb cubes 2 tablespoons Olive oil 1 teaspoon Thyme…

Samoosas

Recipe By: Faldela Williams The story Ingredients: The Pastry 750 grams Cake flour 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon Salt 250 milliliters Cold water 5 milliliters White vinegar 75 milliliters Oil, For spreading The Filling 500 grams Minced Mutton 1 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon Ground cumin 1 teaspoon Crushed dried Chillis 1 teaspoon Crushed garlic 1…