Life on a table recipe #207 – Kassler with black cherries

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Extract from Life on a table by Antoinette De Chavonnes Vrugt

Another one of our family specials for Christmas.

2 kg whole, deboned Kassler (smoked pork neck or loin)

5 ml freshly ground black pepper

250 ml barbecue glaze to marinate



1 x 410 g tin of black cherries

200 ml orange juice

Peel of 1 orange

30 ml lemon juice

15 ml brandy

5 ml brown sugar

15 ml Maizena (cornmeal) or potato flour to thicken

Spice meat and pour marinade over.

Bake at 180°C for 45-60 minutes.

Cut into 1 cm slices.

Heat all the ingredients for the sauce and simmer for 15 minutes. Pour over the meat.


Photo ©Hentie Burger


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