Junior Hunters

Rhys Williams with an Impala Taken at 75m with a heart shot MY CHANCE TO HUNT AT KAMEELKOP By Rhys Williams I had the privilege of being invited to go on a hunt with my father and other members of the Newcastle Branch of the KZN Hunting and Conservation Association at Kameelkop. I even got…

Ding Dong Gong Shooting

By Owen Geekie Another successful Ding Dong Gong shoot was held by the Upper Tugela branch of the KZNHCA on 21 November 2015, as their end-of-year function. Registration began at 9am on Rietkul Farm, the home of our Chairman Piet Buys. With the shoot scheduled to begin at 10am, the shooting range on the farm…

Horn and Tusk

It might be because of the economic climate or the drought, but we had far fewer horn and tusk entries at the 2015 Midlands Branch AGM in comparison to previous years.  However, there were some really good trophies.

JJ de Valence shoots his way to gold!

JJ de Valence of Richards Bay High School “Musketeers!” had his scope set bang on target at the second league round of the South African National Shooters Union (SANSSU) on 20 February 2016 at Pionier High School in Vryheid. JJ claimed gold in the U14 Sporter Class, earning the medal after collecting 358 points out of a possible 600.

Oxtail Potjie

INGREDIENTS 500g Oxtails cut 2 inches thick pieces 10 slices Bacon cut in 1 inch pieces ½ cup Flour seasoned with salt and pepper 1 litre beef stock 1 can tomato paste 1 Bay leaf 6 black peppercorns 1 bouquet garni 6 large leeks, chopped coarsely 2 large onions, chopped coarsely 6 large carrots, chopped…

Malva Pudding

INGREDIENTS 1 cup light brown sugar 3 tsp apricot jam 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp vinegar 1 egg 1 cup flour 4 tsp butter 1 cup milk SAUCE 1 cup cream 125g butter 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup boiling water METHOD Beat egg and brown sugar till thick and light.…

Magic Venison Curry

Ingredients 3 Onion 3 T crushed garlic Salt and Pepper Cooking oil 1 tin tomato puree 1 tin tomato / onion mix 250 g beef fat (use topside fat) 300g warthog cubes (if you do not have then use anything else you may have) 300g impala cubes (or any other venison you may have) Mild…

Lamb Neck Potjie

INGREDIENTS 2 tbs cooking oil 2 large onions, chopped 14 lamb neck chops 250g bacon, diced 16 small potatoes, peeled and quartered 1 small cabbage, cut in 8 pieces dash of lemon juice with 500ml water dash of mixed herbs salt and black pepper to taste METHOD Heat the oil in a medium-size potjie, then…

Fruity Impala Potjie with Chakalaka

Ingredients 4 Onions 1 T Garlic Cooking oil 2 kg Impala shin – you can use warthog combined with any venison 1 Cube beefstock Hot water 1 tin tomato puree – 410grams 5 T curry powder – Mild and spicy (you can use more if you wish) Half cup red wine 1 kg fatty mutton…