ROBERTSONS Masterblends range


Taste the spice of life with the ROBERTSONS Masterblends range. Every bottle contains expertly blended ingredients. For all your roast and braai, there’s a ROBERTSONS Masterblends to match it, which is now available in an economical refill pack.


Whatever your Christmas theme, ROBERTSONS has a Masterblend for you! Add Aromatic Roast Potato to jazz up your vegetables or create a classic spread using Rosemary & Garlic. Try these delicious recipes inspired by ROBERTSONS Masterblends:

Orange and Soy-glazed Gammon


Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 2 and half hours
Serves: 10-12

  • 1 x 3–4kg gammon, boneless
  • 14 cups (3.5ℓ) water, enough to cover
  • 2 Robertsons Bay Leaves
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 60g Robertsons Whole Ginger, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Robertsons Black Peppercorns
  • 6 carrots, washed and roughly chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, washed and roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Robertsons Cloves

For the glazing

  • 300g orange marmalade
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15ml) soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Robertsons Ground Ginger
  • 2 tablespoons Robertsons Masterblends Rosemary & Garlic
  1. In a large saucepan, put water, Robertsons Bay Leaves, garlic, Robertsons Ginger, Robertsons Black Peppercorns, carrots and celery sticks. Heat over medium heat.
  2. Add gammon, ensuring it is covered by the water; and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours or until tender. Turn gammon once, remove from stock and allow to cool slightly in a roasting pan. Discard stock.
  3. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  4. Gently remove skin from gammon by lightly pulling it. Score fat into diamond shapes. Press Robertsons Cloves into the corners of the diamond shapes.
  5. For the glazing, combine marmalade, sugar, soy sauce, Robertsons Ground Ginger and Robertsons Masterblends Rosemary & Garlic.
  6. Brush over gammon.
  7. Place in the oven and roast for 25–30 minutes or until golden and sticky. Baste regularly. Remove from the oven and serve.

Smashed Roasted Potatoes with crispy bacon


Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Serves: 6

  • 1.5kg baby potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons mealie meal
  • 2 tablespoons
  • Robertsons Masterblends Aromatic Roast Potato
  • 250g streaky bacon, thickly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml)
  • olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. In a large saucepan, cover potatoes with cold water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10–12 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Drain and set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Place onto a large roasting pan. Using a potato masher, gently press potatoes down. Sprinkle with mealie meal, Robertsons Masterblends Aromatic Roast Potato, and bacon. Top with margarine and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Roast for 40 minutes or until golden and crispy.