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Philly Steak Sandwiches with a South African Twist

Posted on August 7, 2016 by in beef

The other key element of these sandwiches are the braised onions, but we will talk about that in the recipe.

Philly Steak Sandwiches are by no means something new, it has been around since the 1930’s. Philly Steak sandwiches are quite simplistic, chopped steak, braised onions and a fresh roll. Finished! Kapish! It is however when you make something as simple as this that each element must be good quality, prepared with care and time, […]

Fried Liver with Rich Onion Gravy – make pub grub at home!

Posted on July 13, 2016 by in beef

Fried Liver

Fried liver is not for sissies, you either love it or you don’t. I have been craving fried liver for days now, so much so that my mom asked me yesterday if I was pregnant. Heck no, that boat has sailed the harbour a couple of years ago already. Truth is, my family hates it, […]

Sausage Pies – so good you can never stop at only one!

Posted on July 6, 2016 by in baked goods, beef

Sausage Pies

Sausage pies are my antidote to teenagers who are always hungry. Sausage Pies – one in each hand is considered a balanced diet. When they grab more than two, it goes on a side plate with lots of tomato sauce. The batter or dough part of this sausage pies is as old as the mountains […]

Braised Oxtail with Pears, Garlic and a whole lot of love!

Posted on June 15, 2016 by in beef

Braised oxtail is one of those quintessential winter recipes that you have to make at least once every winter. Braised oxtail, like Waterblommetjie Stew or Curry Beans or Bean Soup with Marrow Bones, is most definitely part of my food heritage. Growing up in Ceres, where the mountain tops are cover in snow most winters, […]

Beef Shin Pie – when Soup meat takes centre stage!

Posted on May 17, 2016 by in baked goods, beef

Beef Shank Pie

Beef Shin Pie is nothing new, in fact beef shin is a very popular cut when making pie. Beef shin pie when made with red wine is an indulgent, comforting family classic. Beef shin pie is traditionally made by cooking the meat until it falls off the bone and then shredding it to use in […]

Roasted Marrow Bones on Sourdough – a carnivore’s ultimate indulgence.

Posted on April 25, 2016 by in beef

roasted marrow bones

Roasted Marrow Bones are not for the fainthearted. If the idea of eating offal send shivers down your spine, you are not going to even attempt eating them. Roasted Marrow Bones are for the carnivores at heart. The people who belong to the offal gilds, those who order the man-size T-bone steaks and those who […]

Meatballs in a rich Curry Yogurt Sauce

Posted on April 14, 2016 by in beef

meatballs

Meatballs, oh how I love them! I think if you read through my site, you will see that I have quite a fascination with meatballs. Meatballs has to be good though. Nothing worse than seized up, hard-as-a-rock meatballs. A good couple of years ago, I ran a search on my site as well as RSG […]

Tex Mex Beans and Sausage one pan wonder

Posted on February 25, 2016 by in beef, pork

Tex Mex Beans

Tex Mex Beans and sausages are so delicious and the beauty of this recipe, is that you require only one pan. That is why I call it a one-pan-wonder! Tex Mex Beans are nothing fancy, maybe you have made it before, but in case you have not, this is a recipe to keep in your […]

Beef Short ribs with Pomegranate and Soy

Posted on February 24, 2016 by in beef

beef short ribs

Beef Short ribs were for years the under dog of beef cuts. People went for the steaks, the shin ( for stew), the tail (oxtail) and over Christmas time the tongue, but beef short ribs were just for the odd winter stew. Lately beef short ribs are the rage. Smokey BBQ beef short ribs are […]

Beef Koftas with Homemade Pitas and Tzatziki

Posted on February 1, 2016 by in beef

beef koftas

Beef koftas, most definitely is the street one food I cannot resist. The intoxication aromas of the meat grilling and then topping it with cool, tangy tzatziki. Beef koftas made with love and hints of ground coriander, cumin, paprika, allspice and season with salt and pepper. Oh my word, you can whisk your family off […]