Happy days, colder evening mean you feel able to get back to slow cooking a stew to warm your body and soul! This dish uses cheap cuts of beef, herbs, chilli, ginger, red wine and root vegetables including beetroot to give an even deeper colour and a natural sweetness along side the chilli! Serve it… Read More Warming Beef & Beetroot Stew – It’s True!
This recipe has an autumnal feel. The word olive is because of the shape of the rolled meat not the fact it has olives in it! It serves four assuming you have two pieces each at 450 calories per person. Ingredients 800g (8 slices) lean braising steak 1 large onion, finely chopped 200g chestnut mushrooms,… Read More Slow Cooked Beef Olives
Hashé to me, beef patty or burger to you! I’ve used Ottolenghi flavours from a great tomato salad which you can find the original of here to combine with some minced steak and end up with a meat feast and tangy salad combo. Ingredients 50ml olive oil 1 red chilli, cut into thin rounds 4 garlic… Read More Ottolenghi Inspired Hashé & Tomato Salad
Trying to balance keeping control of calorie intake and delivering something warming on a miserable night is tricky. But this simple stew does it. It combines lean stewing steak, Borlotti beans, dried mushrooms, tomato, herbs and chilli for some extra heat. I used dried mushrooms I got from a local Chinese supermarket which stay meaty… Read More Beef, Bean & Mushroom Warmer
Tamarind is the key ingredient in this curry. Used in Southern Indian dishes it adds a deep slightly sour tang that combined with the traditional spices, garlic, ginger and chilli is worth buying a small pot of paste to do the recipe. It keep for ages in the fridge so won’t go to waste. Serves… Read More Beef, Pepper & Kale Curry
Come on everyone it’s cold outside so you have to respond with some food to make you warm from the inside at least. I have done this recipe to remind everyone that sometimes a bit of slow cooking is the answer and instant gratification needs to get dropped off the menu. I bought a 650g… Read More Braised Beef Silverside – Winter Heaven