Category Archives: beef

barbecue beef feijoada

barbecue beef feijoada with spicy sweetcorn

As World Cup fever threatens to take over the globe, we turn to the host nation to provide us with inspiration to get us in the mood. I just love these streets that have been painted to get everyone excited! But one of the most important things is the food: things in bowls where people help themselves are always going to work. Here's a way of feeding a crowd and keeping with the Latin American theme: my barbecue beef feijoada, made with brisket. barbecue beef brisket feijaoda I've eaten feijoada a … Continue Reading ››
teriyaki ribeye steak

teriyaki ribeye steak with garlic fried rice

I've been a mild Japanophile since I was a teenager. The best games of the time came from Japan; you had to import them at extortionate prices. As such we pored over every detail and absorbed a lot of Japanese along the way. I took a Japanese module at university to bolster this further, reading James Clavell's Asian Saga along the way. I've always dreamed of going to Japan some day. It's against this backdrop I gleefully accepted an invitation to Continue Reading ››
enjoying spaghetti bolognese

spaghetti elvedenese

spaghetti bolognese elveden forest style Some of the best meals come when your hands are tied; everyone's hungry and you just have to work with what you've got. I had this recently whilst on holiday at Center Parcs Elveden Forest. Worn out from trekking, swimming and climbing, the troops needed fuel! We've been to this village several times over the years and never failed to have an amazing time. We have kids separated in age by 9 years. This presents it's own challenges which is well … Continue Reading ››
sous vide ox cheek kebab with houmous and pitta

sous vide ox cheek kebabs with houmous and red pepper salsa

donald russell ox cheek ready for sous vide Ox cheek can be an acquired taste. A great big slab of meat that can be quite irony and offally. Someone that doesn't need convincing is our Kavey, who can wax on the subject for hundreds of words. If you haven't joined the army of converts, maybe this sous vide ox cheek recipe will change your mind. As the English weather warms up we turn our attention to grilled and barbecued food. A strong, charred piece of meat, … Continue Reading ››