Posts Tagged ‘beef’

Dan Dan Noodles

During my visit home, while rooting through my mum’s cookbook collection; I found Chinese Food Made Easy by Ching-He Huang. I knew my mum wouldn’t use this book, she rarely uses a recipe for anything and so, I managed to commandeer it for myself. I’m not a fan of the cookery shows myself, a bit […]


Beef Goulash

Our vegetable box is delivered on Friday, so my current Saturday morning routine consists of getting up in time for Saturday Kitchen, sitting amidst my various cookbooks and looking for new recipes to try with my muddy bounty. One eye on James Martin, one on the books. My routine was somewhat upset this week as […]


Valentine’s Day

The combination of the credit crunch and February 14th presented the perfect excuse to buy lots of decadent ingredients, cook up a delicious meal, pop open some bubbly and hunker down for the evening. The starter was a beef carpaccio salad, inspired by this Jamie Oliver recipe, although we used rocket instead of green beans, […]


Beef, Mushroom and Guinness Stew

Another gem utilising my slow cooker. Inspired by this article by Nigel Slater we used cheap chunks of braising steak slow cooked with mushrooms, plenty of sweet onions and carrots and Guinness, to counteract the slight bitterness of the Guinness, I added a couple of tablespoons of prune jam that I had in the fridge, […]


Steak with Colcannon Mash and Creamy mushroom Sauce

Yes, this was as outrageous as it sounds. Not exactly in keeping with January healthy eating, but sometimes when it’s cold outside, you need something fortifying and creamy. However, all is not lost! There must be a good 2 portions of veg in the colcannon and mushroom sauce. I’ve already written about steak before and so […]


Quick and Easy Steak

Obviously I don’t eat meat. I just bought this as a present for someone… (I knew they would prefer it to flowers) That said, I’m not entirely against meat eating, however, I am all for reducing our dependency on bad quality meat and starting to eat less but better quality meat. (This article in Observer […]