Marinated Steak Tacos with Avocado Crema and Tomato Salsa

Who doesn’t love a taco? Not me I love them! They are so versatile you can put anything in them really. This time I went for steak and I used fillet as I got a nice bit reduced. The marinade is really yummy so I kept the avocado really simple. I just bought my tacos…

Homemade Salt Beef

This recipe is amazing. I’ve made my own corned beef before but this is much better not to sound weird but you can taste the beef so much better as it doesn’t cook in the spices it is only brined in them so they are a delicate background flavour. it seems a long recipe but…

Homemade Tacos with Leftover Beef, Avocado and an Asparagus Slaw

I love tacos and P treated me to some taco holders, which I must say are brilliant. I’ve never made my own tortilla before but they turned out really good and were easier than I thought. At the moment asparagus is bang in season so I’m using them in lots of different ways, this slaw…

Light Leftover Beef Goulash

This is such a good way to use up leftover beef as the sauce keeps the beef nice and moist. It’s also really easy to make as it is just a one pot. I love the flavour of the mushrooms and sour cream instead of heavy cream. Ingredients 2 banana shallots, peeled and diced finely…

Herb Roasted Rib of Veal with Red Wine Gravy Recipe

I love veal, the ethos of eating it really pulls at my heart strings as I hate animals dying for no reason. Veal is a by-product of dairy farms. Instead of the bulls being shot at birth and having no use they get to live for 6 months and can be used to feed your…

Rick’s Malaysian Beef Rendang Recipe

One Christmas I got Rick Stein’s Far eastern Odyssey cookbook and dvd. When I saw the rendang I thought it looked amazing. I like this Malaysian version as the curry is much wetter and I love sauce. The beef just melts in your mouth and the heat and spice in the curry is just right….

Beef and Carrot Stew with an Asian Twist Recipe

As the weather got a little chillier we thought we would have a stew but I fancied a lighter flavour and saw a Vietnamese stew recipe and thought it was a great idea. It worked really well and the Asian flavours added such a nice flavour. We used heirloom carrots and had it as a…

Chilli Con Carne with Baked Nacho’s and Melted Cheese Recipe

I love comfort food and dishes that satisfies you the night you eat it but also freeze’s down and tastes better second time round. Paulie’s chilli is one of those recipe’s. This served us for dinner last night, we have another portion for us both as well as a single portion if one of us…

Homemade Beef Ragu and Spaghetti Recipe

I love dried porcini mushrooms and one of my favourite Paulie dinner’s which uses them is his beef or veal ragu. This was a joint effort as I made the pasta and he made the ragu and both elements were as yummy as one another. I love the rich tomato sauce which soaks up the…