Category Archives: Beef

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 100 Calories. Beef Broth, Stock or Brodo.

According my news feed  New York City’s latest health trend is a steaming cup of bone broth. For the stylish and sophisticated, purchased from the hip and happening Brodo, a take-out window attached to Marco Canora’s popular Hearth restaurant. Simply … Continue reading

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Slow Food. Neil Perry’s Chinese-Style Braised Beef Ribs.

For a fleeting moment I was tempted to title this post ‘More Weekend Dude Food’, this recipe for Chinese Style Braised Beef Ribs torn from last Saturday’s Sydney Morning Herald  by my very own resident dude.  With my son home … Continue reading

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From The Asian Herb Garden. Malaysian Beef And Potato Curry.

This Sunday heralds the beginning of winter. Hard to fathom with our warm weather and blue sunny skies. It’s still t-shirt weather, our winter coats are hanging in the very back of our cupboards waiting for that elusive cold snap. … Continue reading

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The Taste Of Spring. Simply Delightful. Jerusalem’s Beef and Lamb Meatballs With Broad Beans and Lemon.

Each changing of the seasons brings new food associations. For me the true taste of Spring is broad beans, double shelled to reveal their vibrant emerald green sweetness. Every home has its own rituals, in ours we mark the arrival … Continue reading

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East Meets West Fusion. Beef Bourguignon With Miso and Shiitake Mushrooms.

After almost a week of glorious winter days with temperatures over 20C  the weather has turned. We have woken to a cold snap. Reminding us that Spring may be around the corner but we still have a little way to … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. The Beauty of Delayed Gratification. Seared Marinated Rump Steak

Yesterday might have been a fast day but I was craving steak. Or more specifically, a juicy, full of flavour rump steak. Marinated, griddled whole, rested and sliced on the diagonal into ribbons. Mouthwateringly good. It is no coincidence that I just … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Dinner. Family Food. Italian Meatballs With Ricotta and Parmesan Cheese and a Rich Tomato Sauce.

Sunday night dinner after a busy weekend. Is there anything more comforting than meatballs in a rich tomato sauce? Perfect family food for a cold winter’s night. Our favourite meatball recipe features ricotta and parmesan cheese. The result? Meltingly soft … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. The Perfect Steak. Seared Beef Eye Fillet With Caponata.

With each passing fast day I find I  am acquiring an almost encyclopaedic knowledge of the calorie value of the food I like to eat. If the truth be known I find calorie counting  incredibly tiresome and dreary. Unfortunately, it’s a … Continue reading

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Mid Week Dinner. Italian Meatballs. Polpette Di Carne. With A Serving of Caponata on the Side.

When I was growing up I loved Italian meatballs. In our house polpette were  just fried and eaten without any sauce or topping. Today I decided to treat my children to polpette for dinner. To make them just a little … Continue reading

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Pleasing the Teenagers. Oven Baked Beef Curry Puffs With Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce.

Our weekends are always  busy during term time. With sport, sport and more sport. Which means my teenagers are always ravenously hungry and on the constant lookout for something to eat. Curry puffs hit the mark perfectly. A welcome, more … Continue reading

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