Tag: Meat dishes

Beef Madras

  This is a stunning, rich, flavoursome  curry, made slightly more robust by adding chunks of cooked potato and some green beans. It can be made without the added vegetables but this way saves me making a vegetable side dish. It works just as well made with lamb.   Ingredients: 800g stewing beef, cut into…


Pork & Lemon Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

    This is mid-week dining at it’s finest: quick, easy and economical and delicious. Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 large pork sausages Finely grated rind of 1 lemon 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated (plus extra to serve) 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 tin of anchovy fillets in olive oil, drained & finely chopped 1…


Roast Lamb with Parmesan Dauphinoise & Minted Pea Puree

Lamb used to terrify me. I either cremated it or it was still bleating – there didn’t seem to be a happy medium – until I invested in an electronic meat thermometer. Now I just set the temperature, pop the meat in the oven and wait for the alarm to sound. Genius. Today’s lamb was…


Dinner a Deux 3

ON THE MENU TONIGHT: Smoked Salmon tartlets with a Parmesan crust; Pan-fried Pork Chops with Pepper Relish & Celeriac Mash; Baked Figs with Cinnamon & Honey. Now then, this is a good one.  By good, I mean cheap, tasty, easy and impressive looking. Good with a capital G. It’s a good old Gordon recipe, taken…


#FoodyFriday April 5th

God bless Gordon.  This is my new mantra.  Gordon of the Ramsey variety, not the Brown one.  Following much angst, persuasion and foot stamping, I am (eventually) the proud owner of Gordon’s Ultimate Cookery Course.  Since watching his programme of the same name in the autumn, and popping him straight onto my Christmas list, it…