Tag: Steak

Haar At Home

Haar At Home

Last weekend Neil and I tried a different cook at home meal. This one was prepared by Masterchef the Professionals finalist from last year Dean Banks. His restaurant is based up in St Andrews, Scotland but fortunately delivers nationwide, allowing for people who otherwise wouldn’t 

Caponata With Steak

Caponata With Steak

A caponata is a mixed Mediterranean vegetable stew, traditionally starring aubergine. However I came across this one on BBC Good Food using pepper, tomatoes and celery, which were all the ingredients I had at the time and so I decided to give it a go. 

Beef, Beetroot & Radish Salad

Beef, Beetroot & Radish Salad

This is a quick and easy meal to prepare that packs a surprising amount of flavour. If you want it to be meat free, then you could always use halloumi or tofu instead. The capers are optional, as I know they aren’t for everyone. They 

Spicy Rice with Steak & Mango Salsa

Spicy Rice with Steak & Mango Salsa

Adding fruit to savoury dishes is something you either love or hate. I love it, as I have a sweet tooth, but I understand if it is a no go for you. The key to make this dish work really well is to make sure 

Cajun Spiced Quinoa with Hache Steaks

Cajun Spiced Quinoa with Hache Steaks

If you can’t get hold of these steak-shaped, minced meat patties I buy from Muscle Food then feel free to just use normal beef steak. You could also use meatballs, just add them to the pan at the same time as the Cajun spice mix 

Handling Meat

Handling Meat

One of my biggest concerns when cooking meat is accidentally serving it raw or under cooked. The last thing I want to do is make us ill or give us food poisoning. This especially goes for chicken or turkey. Most instructions state: check it is 

Jerk Beef, Rice and Avocado Salsa

Jerk Beef, Rice and Avocado Salsa

For this meal I use beef hache steaks from muscle food, which are kind of like a giant steak shaped burger. Ordinary steak would also work fine, as would chicken breast or salmon. It is nice and quick to make and full of lots of