Iv) ROASTED AGED RIB OF BEEF
SERVES 4- 6 • Smoked paprika, 1tbsp Cayenne powder, 1tbsp • Chilli flakes, 1tbsp • Onion powder, 1tsp • Six-month beef, 2.5kg • A red onion, in wedges • Garlic bulb, smashed • Rosemary, 2 sprigs • Thyme, 2 sprigs • Sweet potatoes, 2 • METHOD Take the rib out of the fridge an hour before cooking. Place a dish in a 240°C oven. Rub the meat with your spices, then put it in the heated dish with the other ingredients. Roast for 15 minutes, then dial down to 160°C and cook for 2½ hours. Baste the beef with its juices as it cooks. Remove and cover with foil for 30 minutes. Well, what’s another half hour?