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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
chipotle meatballs

Chipotle Meatballs

Meatballs and pasta has long been a favourite. Much requested, and often cooked on a weekly basis until someone says: not again. And there’s always the followup…but I love meatballs! So, what to do. You can remove it from the menu for a month of…

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May 14, 2016
beef daube

Beef Daube

Beef Daube is fantastic because you throw everything in the pot, stick the lid on, and leave it in the oven for 3 hours, giving you plenty of time to do other things rather than hang out in the kitchen. There’s nothing like a hearty…

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March 21, 2013
chilli beef

Chilli Beef

This Chilli Beef recipe is from Joanne Glynn’s book Slow Cooking. She allows for 275g of dried red kidney beans, but that means you have to think about cooking this the day before, not the afternoon you want to eat it, so I opt…

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March 9, 2013