Talk about the things that matter to you!!
Howdy stranger!! It looks like you're new here.
If you want to get involved, click on the button below!
Join The Conversation


  1. Beef Stew with Horseradish Twist

    Beef Stew with Horseradish Twist

    450g beef braising steak, cut into roughly 3cm pieces 1 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, chopped 250g closed cup chestnut mushrooms, sliced 390g tin chopped tomatoes 500ml beef stock, made with 1 stock cube 1 bay leaf 2 tbsp horseradish sauce 15g bunch...
  2. Creamy Beef Stroganoff

    Creamy Beef Stroganoff

    250 g long grain rice 1 tbsp olive oil 400 g pack extra lean stir fry beef 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 200 g fine beans, washed and sliced in half 250 g pack closed cup chestnut mushrooms, wiped and sliced 200 ml chicken stock, made with stock cube 150 g frozen garden peas 150 ml lighter...
  3. Stroganoff


    Contrary to popular belief, Stroganoff is NOT a stew or casserole, so you'll need meat suitable for quick cooking, so ask the butcher for something suitable for a stir fry. I like Sirloin, cut into strips. This week I found Venison medallions in Lidl, and used these instead of beef. Butter is...
  4. Beef and Bacon Burgers

    Beef and Bacon Burgers

    For the burgers 450 g beef mince 3 shallots (finely chopped) 50 ml stout 2 tbsp breadcrumbs (wholemeal) 4 tbsp English mustard 240 g streaky bacon 1 tbsp parsley (chopped) vegetable oil salt pepper To serve 4 large burger seed buns (halved) 8 slices mature cheddar cheese 1 red onion (sliced)...