Right Wine: Ash Ridge Cabernet Merlot 2006

Right Place: At home

Right Time: When you have left-overs in the fridge and want something very tasty!


250g-500g lamb mince (depends on how many you want to feed)

dash of olive oil

1 small onion

1/4 cup of raisins

1 tbsp blanched almonds or pine nuts

1 desertspoon apricot jam

1 desertspoon fruit chutney

1 slice white bread

1-2 eggs

125ml milk

dash lemon juice

1 tsp curry powder

1 tsp tumeric

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 bayleaves


1. Rip the bread into small pieces and soak in half the milk (75ml) for half an hour

2. Squeeze the pieces of bread to remove nearly all of the milk

3. Mix the bread together with the uncooked mince

4. Mix all the other ingredients except the oil, eggs, milk and bayleaves

5. Oil a frying pan and brown the meat mixture all over

6. Transfer the meat mixture to a casserole dish

7. Meanwhile beat the eggs and remaining milk

8. Pour egg mixture over the top of the meat in the casserole dish

9. Bake at 180 degrees C for 45-50mins (until the egg and milk mixture has set and browned)

10. Enjoy with a glass of Ash Ridge Cabernet Merlot 2006