Recipe – Slow Roast Beef with Red Wine Gravy

Roast beef is definitely top of my dream meal list. Done well (but not well done!) there is nothing better. I’ve already shown how to do a simple roast but I’ve been trying to find a way to do a slow roast that retains moisture and provides a melt in the mouth experience. This is…

Recipe – BBQ Beef Burgers – Chilli and Cheese, Chorizo

When the sun finally comes out in the spring, it’s time to get the BBQ out, realise you didn’t clean it at the end of last summer, and after faffing about cleaning it, look forward to great food with friends and family. I use a base recipe for my own beef burgers, which you can…

How To – Roast Beef

Nothing quite a British as Roast Beef and Yorkshire Puddings for Sunday lunch, is there? Even the French call us ‘Les Rosbifs’ and I’m not sure whether it’s a bad thing or good! Anyhow, good roast beef is a fantastic meal centre for a family lunch and it’s not that hard to do a slower-cooked…

Recipe – Beef Stroganoff

I adapted this recipe from a chicken version as I wanted to treat my wife (then my girlfriend!) – see really liked it so I regularly make it for her on special occasions and when she’s feeling a bit pants. For 2 people, you will need: 450g beef steak – frying steak is fine, rump…

Recipe – Individual Beef Wellingtons (Valentine’s Special)

Not everyone is good in the kitchen, and it may be a bit of a generalisation, but this is especially true for men. I’’ve met several chaps over the years whose cooking expertise extends only to microwaving a pasty. Valentine’’s Day comes around only once a year and presents the perfect opportunity for men to…

Recipe – Slow Cooked Chilli (Party Sized)

We love hosting a party in our house and I always do the cooking (some guests demand it!). Finding something that pleases most people but is easy to put on and doesn’t spoil your own fun can be tricky. My chilli always goes down well and it’s slow cooked so you can do the prep…