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fillet recipe

Deconstructed Carpetbagger Fillet

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 …

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diy firelighters

DIY Firelighters

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 …

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Christmas Menu 2017

Christmas Menu 2017

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fillet salad recipe

Fillet and Asparagus salad with chimichurri sauce

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, …

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cheesy garlic bread recipe

Cheesy Garlic Bread

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 …

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meat seasoning recipe

Meat Seasoning Recipe

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 …

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pesto recipe

Coriander & Cashew Pesto

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 nuts 2 …

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mojito

DIY cocktail tips: Mixing the perfect Mojito

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 …

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pairing food and wine

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

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, …

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summer body

Spring at Butcher Block: Get your summer body ready

  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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Heritage Day

Heritage Day: Dish me something lekker and local

South Africa has a wide variety of dishes that are brimming with flavour to tantalise taste buds, and that is why we at Butcher Block are so proud to be part of this diverse nation! …

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birthday special

Butcher Block Birthday Competition

Order and enjoy our delicious Butcher Block Birthday Special and stand a chance to win a weekend away to Cape Town. Our birthday special is available for lunch and dinner, and comes with a complimentary …

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Dessert for your mood

What should you eat for dessert, based on your mood.

Everyone craves dessert now and again – especially when we are overcome with emotions. At Butcher Block, we believe that dessert should be taken seriously. Not just any random dessert will do when you’re in …

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Foods to fight flu: steak

Foods to Fight Flu and Colds: Boost your Health with These Superfoods

Trying to avoid colds and flu this winter? From oats to sweet potatoes, try munching on these foods to fight flu and keep the sniffles at bay! Before you reach for the latest over-the-counter remedy …

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Butcher Block

How to take food pictures for Instagram: Insta-worthy Foodie Pics

If you’re sitting down for dinner chances are you’re taking a photo of it and posting it up on Instagram. Food boasting has become a huge thing in South Africa and around the globe. With …

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Wine for the whines.

  We know sometimes being a mom can be overwhelming. This mother’s day take a break from the usual parental duties and treat your mind and body to some health reboots with a well-deserved glass …

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Butcher Block Hillcrest

Butcher Block Hillcrest: Coming Soon

With more and more Durbanites craving a place to wine and dine on delicious food with good company, Butcher Block is answering the call. Soon the quiet town of Hillcrest will be bustling with excitement …

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Savoury Easter Eggs

It’s almost time to celebrate Easter, and that means it’s about time to start indulging in Easter eggs! Although we love the traditional chocolatey eggs filled with soft marshmallow goodness, we think it’s time to …

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The Herb 101 Guide

Herbs are fragrant plants that are used when we cook our favourite recipes. Adding herbs can transform your ordinary recipes into an exciting culinary experience. They are also an especially good source of concentrated micro-nutrients. …

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Starch March

Starch March

Spicy potato wedges Roasted potato wedges are so versatile and easy to make. Try crispy wedges topped with salt, pepper, cayenne and paprika for a spiced up twist on traditional wedges. For crispier wedges, bake …

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steak break special

Steak Break Special – Wolftrap Wine Promotion

Enjoy a delish 200g rump steak and glass of Wolftrap red wine for an extra special lunch! Available Monday to Friday from January – March 2017. Pop in between 12 pm – 3 pm in …

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The Pink Table Project 2017

Butcher Block is taking part in The Pink Table Project this year to help raise awareness for cancer on World Cancer Day, 4th February 2017. Please join us and support a good cause! The Pink …

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Valentine’s Day: Your Version Of The Movies

We are all hopeless romantics at heart, waiting for a Prince Charming to sweep us off our feet, or to kiss Cinderella at the Ball. Valentine’s Day is one day a year where everything is …

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