October 27, 2020

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, […]

Rib eye Steak with Camembert and Fig Chutney

Posted on March 10, 2015 by in beef

rib eye

Rib eye or ribeye steak is a man steak. Big, bold and packed with flavor, because it is cut from the center of the prime rib roast. Rib eye is my new favorite cut of steak. Fillet, of course it is by far the most tender cut to grill, but to me, it lacks character […]

Steak – tenderized and crumbed and a happy childhood memory!

Posted on January 25, 2013 by in beef


Steak was a weekend luxury when we grew up. Every Friday my mom would bring rump steak from the butchery and Saturday nights after the lawns were cut  and the sprinklers had their turn at freshening the garden, my dad would light the fire and we would grill the rump steaks. The smell of freshly […]