Yonder Hill Inanda 2014 & Justine Wall’s Beef Briyani – 27.06.2017

Yonder Hill Inanda 2014 Yonder Hill Vineyards is situated on the Stellenbosch Somerset West road just before you drop down into Somerset West. On the lower slopes of the Helderberg, well known for the production of fine wines, the vineyard looks over False Bay from whence cooling afternoon breezes come to ameliorate the summer heat

Mulderbosch Faithful Hound White 2015 & Justine Wall’s Cauliflower Puffs – 19.05.2017

Mulderbosch Faithful Hound White 2015 There are many stories about dogs waiting for their master to come home, long after the master has passed on. The Mulderbosch Faithful Hound 2015 is a wine which has been named for such a dog. Semillon, lead grape in the blend A Bordeaux white wine blend of Semillon 62%

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Reserve 2015 & Justine Wall’s Beef & Black Olives – 28.04.2017

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Reserve 2015 The de Villiers family moved to Landskroon in the middle of the 19th Century, and since that time, the head of the family has been named Paul. Today Paul de Villiers, the fifth generation on the Estate, winner of the Diners Club Winemaker of the Year, is the cellar

Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2015 & Justine Wall’s Quarter Lamb Bunny – 21.04.2017

Spice Route Chenin Blanc 2015 There are wineries where each and every one of the wines, I would drink happily and enjoy to the full.  For me, Spice Route is one of those. Spice Route Wine started when Charles Back bought an old tobacco farm near Malmesbury, which interestingly has the oldest Sauvignon Blanc vineyard

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 & Justine Wall’s Beef Cobbler – 31.03.2017

Landskroon Paul de Villiers Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 For the five generations that the de Villiers family have owned Landskroon, there has always been a Paul de Villiers as the Cellarmaster.  The current Paul is a winner of the Diners Club Winemaker of the Year Award for his fabulous Port Style wines. Paul & Nelie de

Peter Falke Pinot Noir 2015 & Justine Wall’s Beef Broth Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes – 17.03.2017

Peter Falke Pinot Noir 2015 Groenvlei Farm, in the Helderberg part of the Stellenbosch Wine Appellation, is the home of Peter Falke Wines. The Helderberg, known as a premium red wine area, has the advantage of cooling breezes blowing in from False Bay in the afternoons, ameliorating the heat in the vineyard.  This allows for

Pierre Jourdan Blanc de Blancs, perfect Valentine’s Day match with Justine Wall’s Buckwheat Blinis – 10.02.2017

Pierre Jourdan Blanc de Blancs When you have been in the Cap Classique business for as long as the von Arnim Family of Haute Cabrière, they build each and every year on knowledge from previous years and the pleasure given by their wines just increases. Takuan von Arnim doing sabrage Takuan von Arnim, the Estate’s

Sauvage La Bri 2011 & Justine Wall’s Anchovies & Cucumber – 06.01.2017

Sauvage La Bri 2011 Irene Waller, GM and Winemaker for La Bri Estate in the south east corner of the Franschhoek Valley, has realised a dream, long in the making to produce a Méthode Cap Classique wine. Following the tradition Champagne method of a second fermentation in the bottle, allows the wine to be designated

Buckwheat Blinis – Justine Wall

Buckwheat Blinis – Justine Wall Justine says: “The blinis are best made just before serving: the batter can be made beforehand, and brought to room temperature before cooking, but please fry them just before you need them.” Buckwheat Blinis Makes 15 little blinis Ingredients To serve 200g smoked salmon Salmon roe, caviar or similar 150g

Parmesan Pecan Swirls – Justine Wall

Parmesan Pecan Swirls – Justine Wall Justine says: “….quantities will work based on a pack of 375g puff pastry here. You will be cutting the rectangle in half, then rolling each half up into a sausage type shape, then cutting the rolled sausage into pieces. Placed on their little whorled sides, sealed with melted butter

Slow Roast Pig’s Cheeks – Justine Wall

Justine Wall's Slow Roast Pig’s Cheeks Justine says: "Please don’t let the name put you off, although I do understand that it’s not immediately enticing. These, when slow cooked, are utterly delicious, and a very affordable cut of meat too. Serve with rice, or, if not using potatoes in the dish, with mashed potato. I

Asparagus & Salmon Quiche with a Cheddar Crust – Justine Wall

Asparagus & Salmon Quiche with a Cheddar Crust – Justine Wall Justine says: "Please don’t be fooled into buying processed ready to eat pastry or pizza bases: a savoury gluten free pastry such as this one is so very easy to make. Remember though to use a proper quiche tin for this: unlike a tart

Roasted Red Pepper & Cannellini Bean Dip – Justine Wall

Justine Wall's Roasted Red Pepper & Cannellini Bean Dip Justine says: "I am rather undecided what the best name for this little dish is: it is a sort of hummus, but has so many other lovely bits in it that have settled on calling it a dip- it’d be perfect with fresh vegetables, but, as