Pulled beef spare rib ragu, parsley pasta + 2011 best food blog awards

In order to make “pulled” beef (or pork), the meat is cooked over an extended period of time at low temperature to make it meltingly soft and irresistibly moist. The dish is hearty, but not heavy – doesn’t leave the belly feeling stuffed.

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Kids meal: real macaroni & cheese, minute steaks, veggies

The following recipe will help you make real mac & cheese with ease. It only takes a few minutes longer to prepare and I’m pleased to say that it passed the taste test with flying colours! You’ll think twice about the “ease” of making the fake packet stuff…

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Mid-week Beef Roast with a Shiraz and Balsamic Reduction

A perfect midweek roast for two in 40 minutes? Indeed. The fillet is wrapped in some lovely (salty and lightly fatty) prosciutto then sealed, roasted and lastly poached in a mixture of Shiraz, butter, balsamic, figs and honey which make for a to die for reduction!

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Beef, spinach and cheese tart // meat pie

Filled with spinach, lean beef mince and some grated cheese the pie is relatively additive free and contains none of those gristly bits that commercially made pies sometimes do. Actually I was pleasantly surprised myself with how good this tart tastes: it was so good we all went back for […]

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Beef mince san choy bow style

Traditionally san choy bow is made with pork or chicken, but I was slowly becoming tired of using beef mince only to make Western style dishes such as meatballs, rissoles and pasta, so I had decided that the next incarnation of my ground beef should in fact be a san […]

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How to make Wholesome Homemade Sausage Rolls

Crispy, wholesome and delicious – not exactly the kind of words that come to mind when you think of a regular sausage roll, are they? No, but this is not a regular sausage roll recipe.

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Beef Fillet Steak with Vanilla Bean Hollandaise, Prawns, Potato and Pea Mash

This surf and turf style Beef Fillet Steak is served with Prawns and a sweet Vanilla Bean Hollandaise which ties the whole dish together.

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The Secret to the Most Tender Teriyaki Beef Stir Fry

Everyone loves a good soft beef stir fry. Succulent, tender meat strips, fresh vegetables and a glossy, sticky sauce – fingerlicking good! Here’s my secret to getting it right every time without any additives!

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