Beef Stroganoff

This is a really quick recipe for dinner. Do the chopping prep first, then get the water on to boil for the rice. When you start the cooking, pop the rice on and the whole thing will be ready in less than 15 minutes. The brandy in the sauce is optional – but it does…

Lean & Mean Fillet Steak

Eating Lean? Then treat yourself to a ultra lean fillet steak – this packs in a whole heap of your B vitamins. Here I have served it with some parsnip and kumara (sweet potato) chips and fresh green beans as its winter food, but you could alternatively serve it with a lovely big salad. This…

Homemade Burgers 

Homemade burgers are sooo much juicier and tastier than supermarket ones. You know exactly what’s in them and can spice them up to your own taste.  Ingredients – Makes 8 1 kilo of good quality minced beef  1 onion, very finely chopped  1 large garlic clove, crushed  1 bell pepper, finely chopped  1 tspn ground…

Nanas Beef Soup 

Soup is food for the soul and when I was growing up soup was on the menu nearly every day of the week. Nana served Pop soup daily for lunch, usually either chicken noodle or beef soup and then again before his main evening meal. They often had soup followed by pancakes as a light…