Beef in a crispy coating with a sweet and sticky sauce, with a good amount of ginger to give it a nice bit of heat. The most common name for this dish is Mongolian beef. Even though the Mongols had nothing to do with it.
In winter, I love making stews. They’re hearty and warming and require very little work. Sure they need a long time to cook, but I have my hands free to do other stuff while it does that. This stew is my version of goulash. It has lots of red bell pepper and spicy paprika.… Continue reading Beef Goulash
Osso bucco is an Italian dish of slow-braised veal. In this recipe, it comes with a hearty tomato sauce with lots of herbs. Served with pasta, it’s a great dish for the winter season.
This mince Wellington with cranberries and feta cheese, is just as tasty as a traditional beef Wellington. It’s a lot more economical though! It doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare, as the oven will do most of the work.
When you feel like feeding your inner carnivore, there’s nothing quite like a butter-basted pan-seared steak. Paired with an easy to make Gorgonzola sauce, it can also be a perfect dish for Steak and BJ day.
Lasagne comes in many different variations. Our version has a béchamel cheese sauce and a tomato sauce with mixed minced meat, carrots and celeriac. Perhaps not traditional but very tasty.
Pre-made burger patties. Not exactly the most glamorous option, when it comes to choosing protein for your dinner. Certainly not the option with the best reputation. But not all burgers are equal. While some can only be described as “discs that have bits of some animal in it”, others are made with a good… Continue reading Hamburger pies. A different way of using burger patties.
It was late to arrive this year, but autumn is truly here now. Here in the Netherlands, it means that the days are not only getting colder, but also a lot wetter. Dark and damp is really the best way to describe the Dutch weather right now. It can be quite depressing. So to… Continue reading Chili con carne. Warmth and spice for dreary days.