Category Archives: Beef

Beef and horseradish terrine (but turned out to be more of a pate!)

Another recipe from 2013 that I never got around to publishing. It didn’t totally work, but mostly because I didn’t follow the recipe – funny that. – Corned beef is not the same in the UK as in this US … Continue reading

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Dinner for two: Steak Rossini, and other dishes

Having had Steak Rossini a few months ago when out for lunch in Glasgow I’ve been meaning to try a recipe out for Hubby; I reckoned he’d love the steak-pate-crouton thing! I used this BBC recipe. Firstly, I undercooked the steaks … Continue reading

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Steak Diane for a birthday treat

As a birthday treat I made Steak Diane for my father – it’s a firm favourite! I used this BBC recipe, and the instructions were easy enough to follow. There was quite alot of faffing, and I’m not sure how you … Continue reading

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A rare roast beef and roast potatoes: it is Sunday after all

I don’t do roast beef very often, and I’m not sure why. I think I must think it takes longer to roast than I think it does. I reality this 0.75kg roast took about 40 mins to cook to medium … Continue reading

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Steak and Slimming World chips – and some crispy kale chips too

I couldn’t resist a couple of steaks when I was shopping the other night. We like our beef, and not the fat, so we go for the good cuts – so a steak is a treat! So I had Hubby put … Continue reading

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Eating out: Philly cheesesteak and an Italian hoagie

Our second airport of the day was Philadelphia. While we were there we were intent on trying a Philly cheesesteak. Earlier in the week we had met a Philadelphian who had heartily recommended both the Philly cheesesteak and a hoagie. We … Continue reading

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More BBQ, a whole lot of corn, some interesting goat’s cheese and cheesecake

You know you have a genuinely good friend when she lets you stay in her home and invite other people over for dinner! A childhood friend lives an hour or so from our Canadian base in London, and it was … Continue reading

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