Beef Meatball Goulash With Rice

Originating from medieval Hungary, Goulash is a deep, rich, belter of a dish. Back in the 9th century goulash was eaten by Hungarian shepherds. They would take cooked, seasoned meat and dry it in the sun to preserve it. Then they would store it in bags made from sheep stomachs. When they wanted to eat [...]

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Mexican Broth with Spicy Beef and Beans

I wasn't expecting much here. The thought of a bowl of broth doesn't really set my taste buds tingling. It is hard to think you can be satisfied by what really amounts to a lumpy drink. Once again me and my thoughts have been proven wrong.  Not only did this meal satisfy, it had more [...]

Beef Ragout with Rigatoni and Black Olive Salsa

A deep rich ragout, coating a soft yet firm rigatoni pasta, sweet yellow peppers and a simple salsa that seems out of place but actually combines so well you wont want to eat ragu again without it. So lets start with the basics. I have mentioned before my love of Rigatoni pasta, it's size and [...]

Spicy Sausage Chilli with Homemade Tortilla Chips

If you want something to warm you on the cold nights look no further. This was going to be one of the meals that I didn't post, then I tasted it. The chilli uses sausage meat which automatically gives more flavour than mince alone. Cumin and smoked paprika add the warmth to the tomato base. [...]

Steak Tagliata with Rosemary Potatoes and Peppercorn Sauce

"Speechless" So simple yet so amazing. I managed to cook the steak perfectly rare this time (it helped the steaks were the same size and shape as each other) The broccoli was just drizzled in oil and sprinkled with salt and pepper then cooked in the oven until the edges turned crispy. The potatoes were [...]