Warm, richly flavoured ox cheeks make the perfect warming meal after sports activities and a long day. Suited to a SIBO diet, gluten free.
Heat the oven to 120 degrees celcius (fan forced)
Heat a dish on the stove top over low heat. Use a dish that has a lid and can be transferred from stove top to the oven
Add the oil and all ingredients to the dish, except the wine, beef cheeks and water.
When fragrant add the red wine and increase the heat to medium
Add the beef cheeks and cook each side for a few minutes to seal
Add the water and cover the dish with the lid
Remove the dish from the stove top and place into the pre heated oven to cook for 5 hours
After 5 and ½ hours remove from the oven and return to the stove top
Remove the lid and simmer over high heat until the liquid reduces by about a third.
To Serve: Add Winter vegetables, fresh herbs and local fetta or goats cheese.