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Festive delights

FOOD AND WINE

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Writer: Nicholas Francis

o festive season is complete without a traditional roast on the table, be it beef, chicken or lamb. With the usual preparation and cooking time, you could be spending

hours in the kitchen to prepare the perfect roast. We have some

garlic mixture all over the roast. Transfer the roast onto a

quick and easy recipes that will cut out all that tedious prepping

baking tray and place into the preheated oven and bake

without losing the great taste, which will give you more time to

for one to one and a half hour. Periodically brush with

work on the rest of your spread.

leftover herb and garlic mixture.

After the feast there’s always some leftovers and we share some great ideas for a quick meal for the next day. Happy feasting!

Roast beef This one is for the kids.

Leftovers: Roast beef submarine Use a roll, bagel or wrap. Spread on some cream cheese or mayonnaise and add a few slices of roast beef, cheese, tomato, cucumber and lettuce.

Ingredients 2kg boneless rib eye roast ¼ cup chopped fresh rosemary ¼ cup chopped garlic Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided.

Roast chicken Ingredients 1 whole chicken 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt Freshly ground black pepper

Directions Preheat the oven to 180°C. Tie the roast and season generously

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1 medium lemon, thinly sliced Freshly chopped parsley, rosemary or thyme.

with salt and pepper. Mix the rosemary, garlic and two table-

Directions

spoons of olive oil and stir. Heat two tablespoons of olive oil in

Heat the oven to 220°C. Pat the chicken dry with paper

a skillet over medium heat and once hot; sear all sides of the

towels. Drizzle the oil on the chicken and rub it all over the

meat. Remove the skillet from the stove and brush the herb and

skin. Season inside and out with salt and pepper.

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