Bell Pepper and Mushroom Beef Roast

Have I mentioned that I love meat? Seriously, it drives my poor pasta-loving sister crazy, but she tries to be supportive and eat everything I cook anyway ­čÖé I’ve posted beef roast recipes before, but I like to give it a different spin every time. This one is fairly simple and doesn’t take too long…

Pork Fillet With Mushroom Sauce

First time trying this cut of pork, and it’s delicious! Serve it with roast potatoes and baked beetroot. Time: 1 hour ┬áPortions: 6 Ingredients Pork Recipe 2 Pork fillets (+/-500gm each) Salt Black pepper Paprika BBQ spice 1 tbls Olive oil Glaze 1 Cup chicken stock 1/4 Cup honey 1/4 Cup brown sugar 65ml Soya…

Beef Roast

I remember as a kid, roasts were for special occasions. I used to love it! Now as an adult, sometimes the special occasion is that it’s Thursday. Time: 2.5 hours ┬áPortions: 6-8 Ingredients 1.5kg Beef roast 1+1/2 tbls Dijon mustard 1 pkt Mushrooms 1 Onion (halved and sliced) 1/2 pkt Baby carrots (chopped) 1/2 Cup…

Braai Lamb Chops

It’s summer in South Africa and that means it’s braai time. Well, actually it’s always braai time here. We even have a braai holiday (no jokes). Here’s a recipe for lamb chops on the grill. *FYI braai would be a barbeque to our foreign friends. Time: 45min ┬áPortions: 3 Ingredients 6 Lamb loin chops 60ml…

Beef Stroganoff

This has always been a favourite of mine, but I’ve always struggled to get it to taste just right. Finally think I’ve figured it out. Try it and see what you think. Time: 1 hour ┬áPortions: 4 Ingredients: 600g Beef strips or blocks 1 Onion (finely chopped) 1 Pkt mushrooms 1/2 Cup brandy 1/2 Cup…

Lamb Shank

This one takes a bit of time to make, but the tasty, fall-off-the-bone tender lamb is worth it. Time: 3 hours 15min ┬áPortions: 4 Ingredients 4 Medium lamb shanks 3 tbls Honey 1+1/2 Cups red wine 2 tbls English mustard Fresh rosemary 3 Cloves garlic (crushed) 3 Carrots (chopped) 1 Red onion (chopped) 500ml Lamb…

Moody Meatballs

I’ve always liked the idea of meatballs, but I always wonder who actually prepared it. And that just freaks me out, so I never buy them. I decided that the only option was to figure out my own recipe to make at home. These go well with pasta, mashed potatoes or rice. Time: 1 hour…

Chilli Con Carne

Oooh, now this is comfort food at its best. It takes a while to make, but damn, is it worth it! Time: 2-3 hours┬áPortions: 6 Ingredients 1kg Brisket or Chuck 1 Red onion 1\2 Red pepper +/-5 Tomatoes (chopped) 1 Tin kidney beans +/-2 Tbls tomato paste 300ml Beef stock 1 Cup red wine 4…