1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC, g. Heat the butter in a flameproof casserole and cook the onion for 5 minutes until softened. Stir in the red cabbage, raisins, vinegar and sugar.
2. Rub the beef joint all over with the spice blend and sit on top of
the red cabbage. Cover with the lid and roast for 2½-3 hours
until the beef is very tender.
3. Leave to rest for 5 minutes, then slice the beef and serve with the braised cabbage and some mashed potatoes.