Portuguese beef trinchado

Portuguese beef trinchado

Trinchado is a classic Portuguese dish that is spicy and very rich with a sauce that will keep everyone quiet for a long while! If you have never eaten Trinchado you want to do yourself a favor and try it. It’s simple enough and your family will love you…...
Rissoles with mushroom sauce

Rissoles with mushroom sauce

I’ve been away in JHB for the last 10 days and haven’t done much cooking but these were a real treat. It was like summer in JHB so we had a few braais, did the pork ribs and the usual braai food but these were a real nice change after all that heavy eating....
Italian style pot roast

Italian style pot roast

This is a classic winter meal and often best the next day on a sandwich or with some nice fresh bread. It’s all about the sauce and the tenderness of the meat after a slow cook. You really do need a cast iron baking dish for this one. What you need 1.5-2kg beef...
Asian beef salad

Asian beef salad

This is a really tasty healthy meal that is so versatile you will use it often. Warm or cold it’s great, leftover beef roast or rare sirloin, it’s simple and serioulsy good. It’s really all about the dressing! What you need Meat finely sliced for 4...
Roast leg of lamb with mustard crust

Roast leg of lamb with mustard crust

Weekends in the cold weather are Roast leg of Lamb days. This mustard and rosemary crust add such a nice flavour to the outside you will be hard pressed to keep your hands off during cooking. This recipe comes out medium rare so if you like it cooked and very tender...
Pork rib marinade

Pork rib marinade

This is a classic pork rib marinade that is pretty close to what a lot of butchers use. You can add more golden syrup if you like them a little sweeter. Use this as a base to perfect your own sauce. before we get strated, to get the meat tender and falling from the...
Winter beef stew

Winter beef stew

There is nothing quite like a steaming beef stew in the winter and the real beauty is that you don’t need to spend ages in the kitchen. Its a meal in one pot that is seriously satisfying. What you need 500g lean stewing beef like chuck 2 tablespoons flour Pinch...
Traditional Moussaka

Traditional Moussaka

Moussaka is traditional Greek food at its best. It’s a bit like a shepherds pie and gives that warm, “I’m home” feeling. The potatoes are optional and you may need to visit the gym or take a few fat burners but it will be well worth it. What...
Beef with port casserole

Beef with port casserole

This is a rich and very satisfying casserole. The port gives it an aroma and richness that will have you contemplating taking it out of the oven way too early. Beef recipes are the easy recipes you need every day for hearty home cooking and this beef casserole recipe...
Indian spiced lamb chops

Indian spiced lamb chops

While we have lamb chops in the house we decided to give them an Indian twist. If you have been to your spice shop like I advised previously, you are going to be very happy with how these turn out. I served them with creamed spinach and they were fantastic. It’s...