Category Archives: beef

Burgers on chollah bread

Praise be to @ginandting for alerting me to the savoury possibilities of chollah bread. I couldn’t find chollah buns locally, but Waitrose in Beckenham sell delicious big chollah loaves. Chollah is a sweet, soft bread, almost like brioche but a … Continue reading

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Brisket chilli

Adapted from a recipe for 20 people in Issue 22 of the excellent Jamie magazine – this serves about 5. We had it with tortilla wraps, Mexican-style fried rice, grated cheese and lettuce. We love Nigella’s chilli, but we fancied … Continue reading

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Beef stew

I made this for tea: http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/beef-recipes/jools-s-favourite-beef-stew This is a great, easy, delicious stew – just fry some onions and sage in a casserole, bung in some diced stewing beef, root vegetables (I use parsnips, swede, carrots, potatoes), red wine and … Continue reading

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Best burgers yet

I’ve never made it to the Meatwagon, and I’m highly unlikely to make it to the Meateasy either – so inspired by this blog post, I thought I’d have a crack at making my own gourmet burger. And you can … Continue reading

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Beautiful burritos

Me and the children made these tonight. Fantastic. They took it in turns to help me cook and take photos… (photos to follow!) We made veggie ones and steak ones. Both use the sneaky salsa (below) though this time we … Continue reading

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Buzz Burgers

…to obesity and beyond! No, this isn’t a rant about Macdonalds – this is my recipe for home-made beef burgers. I’ve made burgers before, but they’ve always been a mess. Mother-in-law gave us a burger press from Lakeland – a … Continue reading

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Granny Jean’s Hotpot

This recipe comes from my Mum. Lancashire Hotpot is traditionally made with lamb, but this hotpot variation calls for beef. – Some diced stewing steak. About 500g. – Potatoes – loads. – One onion. – Half a pint of red … Continue reading

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