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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

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

Tess Kiros’ Dolmades

I have rolled thousands of dolmades in my cooking career, but never before have I filled them with meat. Pickled vine leaves rolled into a cigar shape with a herb … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 26 Comments

Beef Stroganoff

i was inspired by my Mum’s beef stroganoff recipe from the 1960s. It was probably the only dish she ever made with added sour cream, and I recall enjoying it … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 21 Comments

Crispy Orange Peel Beef

I didn’t plan to make this dish, but I unwittingly bought twice the weight of meat needed for the red braised brisket which I posted a couple of days ago. … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · 9 Comments

Thai Beef Salad

This is a fabulous dish for a crowd. It can be made hours ahead of schedule, in fact it improves if made hours ahead of schedule. I make Thai Beef … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Boeuf Bourguignon

Braised meat is a winter favourite from my kitchen, lamb, beef, veal, chicken we love them all, served simply with vegies or turned into a pot pie. Last week, friends … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 1 Comment


This is another of those recipes that  I haven’t made for years. I had forgotten how tasty it was with the added bonus of being quick to prepare as well … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 3 Comments


I have a favourite beef grower at my local Farmer’s Market, his specialty is belted Galloway cattle which he dry ages. It is rich, tender and delicious. The cooler weather … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 1 Comment