Tag: Beef

Dograma

Dograma

Today we are virtually traveling to Turkmenistan, formerly known as Turkmenia, one of the Turkic states in Central Asia. Turkmenistan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west. […]

Bofflamot

Bofflamot

Today we are in the charming 800-year-old city of Munich. There are so many cultural hotspots in the area, for example, there is Nymphenburg Castle, a large baroque 17th-century palace that houses the Bavarian China Factory, the botanical gardens and the Olympic Centre north of Munich, built for the 1972 […]

Beef and Beer Potjie

Beef and Beer Potjie

I’m a massive fan of cooking outside, I could cheerfully BBQ and broil my way through the next few months and with the arrival of our new smoker could life be any better? I have been reading up on the whole low and slow techniques for meat and if I […]

Eritrean Spicy Beef Stew

Eritrean Spicy Beef Stew

We’re off to Eritrea today in search of the stories behind their  fabulous cuisine as well as trying out some of the most well-known recipes. Traditional food in Eritrean cuisine comprises of  tsebhi (stew), served with injera (flatbread made from teff, wheat, or sorghum), and hilbet (paste made from legumes; […]

Steak With Bamboo Shoots In Oyster Sauce

Steak With Bamboo Shoots In Oyster Sauce

I’ve loved bamboo shoots for a long as I can remember, probably from childhood when we’d eat Chinese takeaway in the 70’s. Their crunchiness and ability to blend beautifully into most Chinese dishes makes them very popular, especially in this house. When we’re cooking Chinese food at home there is […]

Prime Cuts: Brisket – Bollito Misto

Prime Cuts: Brisket – Bollito Misto

Brisket is a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest of beef or veal. The definition for beef brisket differs according to where you live in the world. The brisket muscles include the superficial and deep pectorals, and because cattle do not have collar bones, these muscles support […]

Sunday Lunch – Boeuf Bourguignon

Sunday Lunch – Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourgignon is obviously from the French department of Burgundy or Bourgogne in French.  The stew celebrates its Charolais cattle, which are highly regarded for their distinct taste, low-fat content, and gentle temperaments. The creamy white Charolais,  found around the Charolles region in southern Burgundy, are used extensively in the […]