Category Archives: Beef

BOLOGNESE SAUCE

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BOLOGNESE SAUCE The secret ingredient professional chefs use when cooking meat dishes is the addition of Hoisen sauce.   Any beef dish (stew, casserole) will benefit from just adding a tablespoon or so of Hoisen sauce.  For a Bolognese sauce with … Continue reading

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MEATLOAF … the classic comfort food

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  Of all the reassuring comfort food  there is nothing better than a perfectly executed, divinely crusty- brown meatloaf.     Severed with a generous pitcher of rich gravy  and mounds of creamy mashed potatoes it takes comfort food to dazzling new … Continue reading

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PANANG CURRY BEEF WITH BASIL

It’s about this time of year I start craving something different for dinner.  I want to set my taste buds to dancing and Thai food is the answer.  This quick,  easy-to-make dinner uses Panang curry paste which is milder than … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE AUTHENTIC SOUTH AFRICAN SAUSAGE (Boerewors)

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    Follow  your sausage machines directions carefully.  Tie the sausages together in links as it comes out the machine.  Work bubbles out as you do this.  Now all you have to do is fire up the BBQ.  Be sure … Continue reading

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SMOKING CHILI WITH TWO MEATS AND CORNMEAL MUFFINS

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  The calendar says March.  We are two days away from the “ides of March”.  However, the weather is anything but spring like.  The winds yesterday were so fierce the ferries were not operating for most of the day.  A … Continue reading

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SPICY CORNBREAD MUFFINS

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    I love anything made with cornmeal.   Polenta in any shape or form –  fried, grilled, topped with Bolognese sauce,  smothered in parmesan cheese,  smothered in butter.  Polenta is a lovely, lovely comfort food.     Then there’s … Continue reading

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BOEUF BOURGINGNON … beef bourgingnon

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I review I KNOW HOW TO COOK I KNOW HOW TO COOK by Ginette Mathiot’s has been the best-selling cookbook in France for three generations.  Now it is available in English.  The book first published in l932 has been regularly … Continue reading

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BEEF KEFTEDES .. a delectable Greek appetizer

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Keftesdes , delicious little Greek “fritters” can be made with lamb or beef, zucchini, tomatoes or chickpeas.  They are “can’t stop eating them” starters.      So many wonderful fresh vegetables are available that dinner tonight will be heavily weighted on the … Continue reading

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GRILLED SHANGHAI FLANK STEAK … marinated to fork tenderness

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Chefs have always known the steaks with the best flavour are not the expensive tenderloins but  cuts like flank steak.    Flank steak  requires a marinade and then a quick, hot grill. Summer has drifted into fall but the days continue … Continue reading

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SHANGHI BEEF BRAISE WITH BOK-CHOY

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  You are going to love cooking  this Asian inspired beef stew.    It’s easy to make at home, and a perfect dish for a cold weather supper.   You’ll appreciate  the oriental flavours, and it doesn’t require any special utensils.  … Continue reading

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