Slow-Cooked Beef Short Ribs

Slow-Cooked Beef Short Ribs

Beef short ribs are the ideal replacement for lamb shanks. Not only are they so tasty they are also quite affordable. Don’t be put off by the sinew and fat in the cut; they disappear when cooked in the wine and stock. The end result being a tender mouth watering dish...
Roast Prime Rib on the bone

Roast Prime Rib on the bone

I have recently moved into a new place and had a few friends over for dinner so decided a good roast was in order and what surprised me was the price of prime rib on the bone at under R60/kg. I used 1.8kg which was plenty for the 5 of us and it was so incredibly tasty...
Mediterranean Pork and Chorico dinner

Mediterranean Pork and Chorico dinner

This Mediterranean style stew was really fantastic and you could use any spicy sausage if you don’t have chorico, even a good pork sausage would do the trick, just add a little paprika into the mix. It has plenty of sauce and the crushed grilled potatoes are the...
Winter recipes

Winter recipes

Winter is such a great time to stay in and create some of those recipes that fill your home with mouth watering smells so I have put together a few ideas for you. Winter Meat Recipes Stews and bredies are must do meals for winter and the lasagna is another of those...
Mixed mince meatloaf

Mixed mince meatloaf

The mixture of pork and beef with a hint of sage in this meatloaf recipe is something quite marvelous. I am a big fan of meatloaf, it’s cheap, makes a great easy dinner and is fantastic on sandwiches. It’s really important to use extra lean mince...
Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole

Don’t let the few ingredients fool you on this Toad in the hole recipe, it is fantastic. The batter will rise and rise and you will be tempted to open the oven, but resist and you will be rewarded with a puffed up Yorkshire pud that is hard to beat. If the areas...
Perfect Brunch

Perfect Brunch

When you have had a busy weekend with friends and family and have all sorts of leftovers, or if you just want something a little different for breakfast or brunch, try this fantastic recipe. It is full of flavour, is inexpensive and can easily be adapted to what you...
Seared Beef Carpaccio

Seared Beef Carpaccio

Carpaccio is a perfect hot weather starter and a few weeks ago I made it for a dinner party along with the Eton Mess as a dessert and it went down so well I will be doing it again and again. The main was a slow roasted pork belly done by a mate of mine who is...
Sunday Roast lamb

Sunday Roast lamb

There is nothing more delectable than preparing lamb for friends and family for Sunday lunch. The tanginess of French mustard adds to the unique flavours of this tender and delicious shoulder of lamb (it is very important that the meat is set aside to marinate for 4...