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La Daube Provençale

THE typical traditional dish from Provence
Served with pasta and gruyere cheese

Market for 6 persons
  • 2,5 kg of stewing beef or wild boar
  • 2 sliced onions, 250 grms of unsliced smoked bacon, olive oil
  • 1 bouquet garni, a handful of cepe mushrooms(optional)
  • 100 grms pitted black olives
    Marinade (the night before):
  • 1,5 litres of red wine
  • 4 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • 6 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • a few slices of leak
  • zest of ½ orange
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

  • The night before, marinate the beef (or wild boar) in 1.5 litres of red wine, 4 diced carrots, 1 sliced onion, 6 cloves, 2 bay leaves, a few slices of leak, the zest of 1/2 an orange and 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

  • The next day, drain the meat(keeping the marinade) and lightly brown it with 2 sliced onions and a tablespoon of olive oil. ensuite, add 250 grms of rinded smoked bacon cut into small pieces.

  • In a large pan start cooking the meat in ½ a glasss of olive oil, mean while bring the marinade to the boil adding ½ a litre of water and a bouquet garni, boil for 10 mins, filter the marinade with sieve and add the meat, the onions the bacon, the bacon rind and a handful of cepe mushrooms. Season to taste and simmer for 3 hours.

  • ½ an hour before the end add 100 grms of black olives(or 2 tablespoons of tapenade).

  • Serve with pasta, parmesan, grated gruyere cheese and a good bottle of red wine.

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