De Grendel's World Cup Pairing 2015 - South Africa VS USA

Round 5 - Wesnesday 7th October 2015

With the last match of the pool stages to determine who SA will meet in the quarters what better way to celebrate our opponents than making the most quintessential American food the Hamburger. Follow our very easy recipe to produce one of the greatest burgers that you have tasted and impress all your friends and family on match day. We have also included a beautiful Shiraz onion chutney recipe to enhance the perfect South African wine for this match our De Grendel Shiraz 2014. We believe that this wine is the perfect wine for this match as we feel the Springboks performance will be elegant but powerful just like our Shiraz 2014. Good luck to the Boks. Recipe below, just add your favourite burger garnishes.

 Perfect Burger

 

Serves 4 people

Ingredients

500g Good quality mince (we recommend farmer Angus Mince)

2 tbsp coriander seeds, crushed

¼ tsp nutmeg, ground

¼ tsp clove, ground

1 egg, whisked

2 slices bread, crust removed and soaked in 4 tbsp milk

½ tsp black pepper crushed

1 ½ tsp. maldon salt

½ cup caramelized onion

Method

Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl, mix well and form into 4 equal sized patties. Fry the patties over a medium to high heat for about 2-3 minutes or until cooked through. Serve the patties with rocket, mature cheddar, sliced tomato, De Grendel Shiraz chutney.

 Shiraz Chutney recipe

Ingredients

8 onions, sliced

100ml red wine vinegar

100ml De Grendel Shiraz

100g castor sugar

Method

Combine the onions with a splash of olive oil in a large pot and gently fry off for about 5 minutes, add the sugar and cook for a further 10 minutes. Now add the wine and vinegar and gently cook until all the liquid has been absorbed and soft and sticky.

 

October 06, 2015 by De Grendel
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