Category Archives: Beef

Slow-Cooker Steak and Kidney/Mushroom Pudding

It seems a bit wrong to be eating steamed puddings in July  but the weathers been pretty odd and I really need some comfort food at the moment to power me through hours of breastfeeding and nappy changing. Nicks’ parents … Continue reading

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Not at all Cornish Pasties

As a family we went to Devon every summer for two weeks. Yes,  Children of the Modern age, back in the 1970s/80s you had one holiday a year, to the same self-catering place, with no TV , intermittent hot water. … Continue reading

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Beef Brisket Pot Roasted and Ragu

Frugality suits me I am never happier than when tracking down an ingredients bargain or using up leftovers. About 50% of conversations with my mum are about  recent butchers/grocery bargains or creative meals with leftovers. Brisket is one of those … Continue reading

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Celeriac Remoulade

The one vegetable I look forward to every year in celeriac, nicknamed the ugly vegetable it’s thick skin rough , scarred covered in rooty tendrils. But the warty craggy exterior belies   bright white flesh with creamy light  taste both raw … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Beef Stew with Star Anise

I love reading recipes books in in bed in fact on returning from a few days away from home my boyfreind proudly related he had carried 20 books back down from the bedroom. I am even prouder to say I … Continue reading

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Pork Paprika Stew and Super Chilli Con Carne

Packing for festivals in England is always a fun challenge. Obviously as many waterproofs and warm clothes as possible,  always a hopeful pairs of sandals and sundresses sadly destined to spend their time at the bottom of your backpack. But … Continue reading

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BBQ Smoked Chilli Beef Brisket Tacos

Final meaty post for a little , after the joys of discovering indirect heat BBQ and getting a little carried away with BBQ Smoking joints we have lots of meat leftovers that need eating. One of the pieces we cooked … Continue reading

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BBQ Gammon with Braised Peas and Lettuce

After the success of learning to BBQ with indirect heat on Friday night , a generous slipper Gammon joint went on the BBQ with a roll of brisket. The gammon was rubbed with a spicy mix of mustard seeds , … Continue reading

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Oxtail Stew and Flapjack

Have had one of those blessed days . I got up early to mop the floor of my flat whilst downing a pot of tea and marmite and banana sandwiches ( do not knock it unless you have tried it … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and the Archers

Ran home from evening class to hit listen again and snuggled down with Peppermint Tea ….. screamed at the radio for 15 minutes… but Ruth did not sleep with Sam ( phew I can breathe out again ..) …vaguely considered … Continue reading

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