beef

SANDWICH: Corned Beef Rubens Roll

SANDWICH: Corned Beef Rubens Roll

A Rubens is the iconic Jewish sandwich. Made world famous by New York deli, Katz’s the Rubens is piles of thinly sliced, cold corned beef with very few other ingredients – usually just a little Swiss cheese and Russian dressing. It’s one of those sandwiches that […]

DUDE FOOD: Corned Beef Croquettes with Sauce Gribiche

DUDE FOOD: Corned Beef Croquettes with Sauce Gribiche

The exact history of corned beef is not certain but has been traced back to Ireland and England where beef was regularly salted for preservation from the Middle Ages onwards. There’s no denying the equally Jewish roots to corned beef either, with salted brisket sandwiches like the Reuben […]

RECIPE: Home-Style Corned Beef

RECIPE: Home-Style Corned Beef

For me, corned beef comes from a tin. A rectangular tin never redesigned for modern can openers – steadfastly attached to a key that snaps halfway around and leaves a ringletted strip of tin flailing like scored ribbon. For my husband, however, corned beef is the traditional salt beef boiled long and […]

BAGEL: Leftover Beef Brisket w/ Goats Cheese

BAGEL: Leftover Beef Brisket w/ Goats Cheese

After living in St Kilda, home to Melbourne’s famous Glick’s bakery, I developed a real liking for bagels. The thick chewy dough is more filling than baked bread, and there’s a milky sweetness to them, too, which provides that smooth glazed golden shell. One of […]

Beef Brisket Papardelle

Beef Brisket Papardelle

During those blissful dole bludging university years, this brisket pasta dish, was, in one form or another, a regular feature on our supper table. As any budgeter will know, pasta is cheap, filling and easy to transform into something delicious with minimum effort. There was […]

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket Recipe

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket Recipe

It was unseasonally cold the day I cooked this beef brisket recipe. We had good friends over for dinner and so made our way, early Saturday morning, down to the Vic. market – braving the throngs of camera happy tourists and sanctimonious activewearers bouncing between […]

Braised Beef Toastie

Braised Beef Toastie

Every now and then a toasted sandwich just fits the bill. For me, they are every bit a reminder of living in a small country town, and popping to the pub for a toasted sandwich. It’s almost a sacred English ritual to eat these little […]

RECIPE: Braised Beef Hotpot w/ Stout

RECIPE: Braised Beef Hotpot w/ Stout

Nothing says home to me like a braised beef hotpot. It’s the sort of dish Dad would cook on a Sunday between dog walks, rugby matches and lighting the fire. The house would slowly fill with the delicious aromas of braising beef and I was […]

Beef Chuck Steak Burgers

Beef Chuck Steak Burgers

Nothing beats delicious home made burgers, made with fresh ground beef mince. So often these days the mince you buy in the supermarkets is stringy, chewy and often weirdly grey. I find patties made from this stick to the pan, shrink, and gather an oily film […]

Braised Osso Bucco Recipe

Braised Osso Bucco Recipe

Cheeeeeeap!! Osso bucco is one of the best cuts of beef to buy when you’re on a tight food budget. It yields loads of meat and two pieces will comfortably feed two people WITH LEFTOVERS to spare!! This meal is a classic Sunday supper in […]