22 Aug 2016

The Country Cottage

A proud new addition to our Country brand. The Country Cottage offers you a private self catering, country stay, with all the winter luxuries that makes you fall in love with winter. Our beds are fitted with Egyptian cotton and luxury quilts. There is plenty of firewood and this quaint cottage warms up in no time. Just pack your clothes and arrive to a fully stocked fridge pre- ordered from our Country Butcher. Nothing beats

30 Jun 2016

Yes we are still blogging our potjie, this time with lamb. This is a delicious recipe, made by my grandmother. Always warms you up and is great the next morning too.

Butternut and Lamb Potjie Ingredients: 8 pieces of lamb chops 4 onions (two chopped and two quartered) 3 table spoons of mixed, chopped, herbs (thyme, rosemary, parsley, oregano) Olive oil for frying the meat and onions 3 large carrots (chopped) 1 large butternut (1/4 chopped into small blocks, the rest chopped big). 1/3 of a bottle of red wine 2 heads of broccoli 2 tins of tomato and onion mix (called 'sheba' in South Africa)  2 handfuls of baby potatoes

8 Jun 2016

Time time time for an Oxtail potjie.

Time time time for an Oxtail potjie. Its winter time and that means potjie time and who makes a better potjie than South Africans. My favourite potjie is a good South African Oxtail potjie. Once seen as an afval product, grew in popularity over the last few years. The secret to a good Oxtail potjie is time time time. At the Country Butcher we always stock A grade Oxtail. We have attached a nice easy