Bring out that old bottle of wine you've had for years and put your best crockery on display - this one's for special occasions.

Ingredients

For the herb pesto:

  • 1 pot of basil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp roasted pine nuts
  • 3 tbsp Parmesan
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt, pepper
  • 1⁄2 bunch parsley

For the roast beef:

  • 1.2 kg roast beef
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1-2 shallots, finely cut
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Olive oil
  • Salt, pepper
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter

For the full recipe and instructions click here.