Remove the outer leaves of the red cabbage and discard. Cut the
cabbage into quarters, cut out the woody stem and chop the rest
into thin strips.
Boil in plenty of salted water. Drain and transfer to a heatproof
Heat the oil in a skillet and fry the garlic cloves. Remove and
set aside. Fry the pine nuts in the same oil. When they start to
brown, transfer to the casserole with the red cabbage.
Drain the raisins and add to the casserole.
Crush the fried garlic with the peppercorns and the clove in a
mortar. Mix in 1 tablespoon of water and add to the casserole. Season
with a little salt and add the cinnamon. Heat through in the casserole
on top of the stove, stirring to mix all the ingredients. Serve
Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.