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Category Archives: Beef

Meaty thoughts….

In the past few months there’s been a flood of information in the Australian media focussing on the ethics of eating meat.  I’ve absorbed a whole raft of information, some … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · 38 Comments

Spicy Stir Fried Beef with Eggplants

  Minced (ground) meat is often looked upon as a second class citizen by carnivores, a throwback to a time when butchers made their mince from scraps and trimmings of … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 27 Comments

Chinese style braised beef short ribs

A significant proportion of Melbourne’s population has Chinese heritage. Some date the migration of their Chinese ancestors back to the gold rush era of the 1860s, but most have come … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 30 Comments

Meat Filled Blinzes

It’s no secret that I’m a Claudia Roden fan. I use her encyclopaedic “New Book Of Middle Eastern Food” weekly, and her “Food of Italy” is the most food splattered … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 25 Comments

Slow Oven Braised Beef Cheeks

There’s lots to love about winter. Slippers, sloppy joe jumpers, open fires, soup, scarves and oven braised meat are some of my highlights. Melbourne has mild winters by world standards, … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 34 Comments

Braised Beef with Guinness Mushrooms Molasses

Our long hot summer has faded into a glorious autumn. As soon as the sun begins it’s daily descent though, the temperature drops sharply. Dinners have morphed from grills and … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 21 Comments

Mum’s Mexican Meatballs

This is another dish of my Mum’s from the late 1960s. Casserole cookery was all the rage then, it was a new and innovative method of cooking the entire meal … Continue reading

November 23, 2013 · 15 Comments