the appetizer:

Take a trip around Africa with A Kitchen Safari by Dumi Ndlovu and Yvonne Short, featuring recipes like Smoked Springbok Carpaccio with Summer Greens; Zanzibar Fish Soup; and Botswana Beef.

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Botswana Beef

Served on CC Africa's mobile safaris (in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe)

Serves 4

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To Serve:

Botswana Beef

In a deep ceramic dish combine the beer, olive oil, soy sauce, crushed garlic, ginger, chillies, paprika, ground peppercorns and coriander.

Add the steaks and coat well with marinade. Leave for at least 6 hours.

Heat a large cast-iron pan. Add the olive oil for cooking, steaks and whole garlic.

Seal steaks for 3 minutes on each side, then cook until ready.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

To Serve:

Wrap each fillet in a strip of banana leaf and garnish with fresh chillies as per photograph.


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