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These Pressure Cooker Italian Beef Subs are the perfect midweek meal for the whole family. Juicy succulent shredded beef, stuffed inside soft rolls topped with provolone and dunked into a flavour packed gravy/sauce. Everyone who tries these loves these and they are so simple to make. Recipe includes instructions for Instant Pot and Stove top pressure cookers.

Pressure Cooker Italian Beef Sub

These Italian Beef Subs are the perfect midweek meal for the whole family. Juicy succulent shredded beef, stuffed inside soft rolls topped with provolone and dunked into a flavour packed gravy/sauce. Everyone who tries these loves these and they are so simple to make. Dip these Italian Beef Subs into the delicious gravy. I mean […]

A fully loaded nacho is a wonderful thing. Crisp chips, flavour packed beef and stretchy cheese. Oh so good. But when you reach the bottom and you pick a chip with no cheese??? That is the worst! So I have a few simple steps to ensure you get the perfect combination of meat to cheese to chip!

Instant Pot Cheesy Beef Nachos

A fully loaded nacho is a wonderful thing. Crisp chips, flavour packed beef and stretchy cheese. These Instant Pot Cheesy Beef Nachos are oh so good. But when you reach the bottom and you pick a chip with no cheese???

This Instant Pot taco mince is packed with flavour. And it cooks in the Instant pot or pressure cooker in just 15 minutes. Perfect for your tacos, enchiladas or just serving with rice.

15 Minute Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker Taco Mince

This Instant Pot taco mince is packed with flavour. And it cooks in the Instant pot or pressure cooker in just 15 minutes. Perfect for your tacos, enchiladas or just serving with rice.   So I have been a pressure cooker user for a while now, I love it. I can make beef cheeks that […]

Cottage pie is such a comforting and delicious family meal. And this version is simple to prepare ahead and can be easily cooked from frozen! A sure family favourite! From https://www.sprinklesandsprouts.com.au

Individual Cottage Pie with Cheddar and Thyme Mash

Cottage pie is such a comforting and delicious family meal. And this version is simple to prepare ahead and can be easily cooked from frozen! A sure family favourite!

Tender juicy steak, marinated in herbs and spices and then grilled to a crusty perfection. These Brazilian Beef Kebabs are a great mid-week meal. The beef is packed with flavour and with a couple of super simple sides you have a great meal with really very little effort!

Brazilian Beef Kebabs

Tender juicy steak, marinated in herbs and spices and then grilled to a crusty perfection. These Brazilian Beef Kebabs are a great mid-week meal. The beef is packed with flavour and with a couple of super simple sides you have a great meal with really very little effort! Now I know it is #meatballmonday but I […]

How to Cook the PERFECT Steak. Perfectly seared steak topped with a delicious round of compound butter.

How to Cook the Perfect Steak

Learning how to make the perfectly cooked steak is worth it. You can recreate date night at home (which is perfect when you can’t get a babysitter!!!!!) Here in Australia it is Father’s day on Sunday. So I thought I would get the grill on and make Stew a big old juicy steak dinner. Not just any […]

Juicy beef meatballs, spiked with wonderful Mexican flavours. These are like chilli con carne in meatball form!!! Perfect for lunch, dinner or as a snack.

Mexican Meatballs

Juicy beef meatballs, spiked with wonderful Mexican flavours. These Mexican Meatballs are like chilli con carne in meatball form!!! Perfect for lunch, dinner or as a snack. When I posted my Moroccan Lamb Meatballs last week, I mentioned how much I loved meatballs and how many meatball recipes I had to share, I got a […]

Soft, light, juicy baked Italian meatballs, baked in a rich tomato sauce and served with soft cheesy polenta. This is comfort food at it's very best. The meatballs are so tender and packed full of flavour!

Baked Italian Meatballs with Marinara Sauce and Cheesy Polenta

Soft, light, juicy baked Italian meatballs, in a rich tomato sauce and served with soft cheesy polenta. This is comfort food at it’s very best. The meatballs are so tender and packed full of flavour! It is no secret that I love pasta! And I have bought my boys up to love pasta. If we […]

Tournedos Rossini, an elegant dinner party idea. Perfectly cooked fillet steak, topped with rich pâté served with a delicious red wine jus. What could be better? Delicious, easy to make and looks dead posh ;-)

Tournedos Rossini – Steak Mignon with Pate

Tournedos Rossini, an elegant dinner party idea. Perfectly cooked fillet steak, topped with rich pâté served with a delicious red wine jus. What could be better? Delicious, easy to make and looks dead posh 😉 I admit this isn’t an authentic Tournedos Rossini 😳 A true rossini is set on a bed of grilled brioche and is topped […]

Coffee Marinated Skirt Steak. A tender, delicious way to marinade. This recipe will surprise you with the complex smoky, sweet, tangy flavour.

Coffee Marinated Skirt Steak

 Rich, smoky, juicy steak. Cooked medium rare, cut across the grain, sprinkled with flaked sea salt and then shovelled into the mouth in a elegant way. Well as elegant as shovelling can be 😉 This steak will surprise and amaze you. The marinade contains one of my favourite things. Coffee!!!! Yes I know, I am […]

Gluten Free Italian Meatballs. These gluten free meatballs are light and delicious. Perfect for serving with a simple ragu.

Gluten Free Meatballs

This post is dedicated to Mr 8’s class teacher who last week informed me she was “Very disappointed with my blog” as there wasn’t a beef meatball recipe on there. As a teacher myself I know “Very disappointed” is definitely a red pen comment. Probably with a bit of underlining for good measure! So I […]

Beef and Red Wine Stew. A warming, unctuous and delicious dinner. This is the BEST Beef and Red Wine Stew.

Beef and Red Wine Stew

Oh boy it was cold this morning! And when it is cold outside nothing says “Warm me up baby” like a rich beef and red wine stew. I think this recipe is the BEST ever beef and red wine stew. It is rich, unctuous, and delicious. Everything you want from a stew. I use gravy […]

Homemade Barbacoa Beef. It's tender, flavorful and prepared in the slow cooker. Perfect for tacos, burritos or quesadillas!

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

It was so cold yesterday! I reluctantly got out of bed, wrapped myself in many layers and got on with getting one child ready for school and convincing the other that he didn’t really want to wear shorts! It was only half way to school that I realised I still had my slippers on! Doh! […]

Italian Carne Cruda, a delicious and decadent starter. Beef fillet is lightly 'cooked' with lemon juice and served with crisp ciabatta.

Italian Carne Cruda

I live in a world where there are only two ways of cooking beef. Either barely cooked; black and blue steak is my utter favourite way to enjoy steak. Or long slow cooking so the beef is fork tender and literally melts in the mouth. Anything in-between upsets me. Over cooked steak has been my restaurant nemesis […]

Aromatic Beef and Tomato Soup. A quick and delicious soup that makes left over beef go a long way.

Aromatic Beef and Tomato Soup

If you have been around for a while you will know my love of zip lock bags. You will also know that I love to fill the freezer with bags of food that may or may not have labels on them. Hence this post from a few months back! When we moved into our rental, I […]

De-constructed Beef Wellington Canapés. Puff pastry disks topped with a mushroom duxelle and a slice of fillet steak.

De-constructed Beef Wellington Canapés

As a rule I am more savoury than sweet. I would rather have two appetisers, a main course and swerve pudding. Unless there is the offer of cheese and biscuits. Then I am there with bells on. I think that is why I love tapas and meze so much. You get a wonderful selection of […]

Beef Carpaccio

Seared Beef Carpaccio

Succulent beef served with peppery rocket and sharp salty parmesan. My version of an Italian classic, with a small (but yummy) twist. Add some bread, a tomato salad and you have a great dinner for two. I love rare beef, nothing saddens me more in the world of food than overcooked steak. (Well other than cream in risotto….but that […]

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