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beef stir fry

beef stir fry

Beef stir fry is quick and easy, and takes about 30 minutes to make including chopping vegetables and marinating the meat. If you have a couple of helpers to hand, it may take even less time. So with that in mind, it makes a…

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May 6, 2017

Hamburgers

Hamburgers come in many sizes and flavours. Recently I’ve been experimenting with chickpeas, which was hugely successful. Chickpea burgers taste incredibly wholesome. They also make you feel good, not because you’re suddenly energised but because you know that what you are eating is good for…

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April 8, 2017
Italian meatballs with pasta

Italian meatballs with pasta

Italian meatballs with pasta is pure comfort food. We love it. In terms of food that instantly makes you feel better when you’re under the weather, they are right up there next to chicken noodle soup and chicken laksa. Full of flavour and cooked…

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April 1, 2017
spaghetti bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti bolognese is a family favourite and this blog, which is meant to chronicle the food we eat at home, wouldn’t be complete without it. Much requested and often made, this pasta sauce takes us from birthday dinners to the last meal you have…

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February 11, 2017
sausage rolls

Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls are quick, easy and delicious. With the addition of spinach and parmesan cheese the humble sausage roll takes on a whole new meaning. With a dollop of hot tomato chutney (tomato sauce if you must) they make the perfect dinner when you’re…

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January 28, 2017
Lemongrass beef noodle salad

Lemongrass Beef Noodle Salad

Lemongrass beef noodle salad is a Vietnamese inspired offering for those times when you want something fresh and light and full of flavour. This is yet another noodle salad that is perfect for hot summer evenings when you’re searching for easy dinner options.…

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January 7, 2017
Goan beef curry

Goan Beef Curry

Goan beef curry fits nicely into the October challenge eating plan, especially if you use lite coconut milk. Served with basmati rice you’ll have the low GI considerations covered too. The freshly ground spices give the flavours  you’d expect from an Indian curry –…

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October 29, 2016
Crispy beef noodle salad

Crunchy Beef Noodle Salad

Crunchy beef noodle salad is perfect when you want something light to eat, with an asian influence. There’s practically no cooking involved. It’s really just about chopping up vegetables of your choosing, boiling a pot of water to cook the noodles, and spending 10 minutes…

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October 15, 2016
roast beef toasted ciabatta

Roast beef toasted ciabatta

Lunch is always awkward. We tend to reach for the same thing over and over: avocado; tuna; ham, cheese and tomato; or salad. All great options but nothing to get excited about. They fill you up but you don’t leave you wanting more. Then we discovered this treat while…

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June 25, 2016
beef quesadillas

Beef Quesadillas

Beef quesadillas are Mexican. But when it comes to spicy food we’ve always been a curry family – Indian, Thai, Sri Lankan. We played no favourites. Basically, if it came from the Asian region, and it was spicy, we’d try it. Charmaine Solomon’s Complete Asian Cookbook was really…

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June 11, 2016