Beef, chick pea and tomato pie

Everyone loves a home cooked meat pie, and I love chick peas, so here’s my Beef, chick pea and tomato winter pie … Ingredients (makes 10): Spray oil 1 tbs ...

Beef Miso Ramen

We’ve been getting a few cold nights recently, so the family wanted something warm and comforting, but a little different.  This Beef Miso Ramen did the trick! Ingredients 1 large ...

Stuffed veal and lamb capsicums

This is a healthy dish that will also impress the friends and family. The capsicum gives it a nice fresh and sweet flavor, and the kids will love the way ...

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Carrot, Potato and Chickpea Lamb Moussaka

I got my inspiration for this dish from one of the Masterchef ...

Hearty Beef and Lamb sausage rolls

I love a good sausage roll, so thought I’d try making a few ...

Chilli con carne

Chilli con carne (which can also be spelt ‘chili con carne’ or ...

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101 mince dishes

I’m hoping to find and cook 101 mince dishes. I’ve come up with 60 dishes so far, so still need to find another 40 or so dishes … if you’ve got any suggestions please send them through! Chilli con carne Spaghetti Bolognese Beef and Veal Rigatoni Pasta Bake Lamb and Veal Burger Stuffed veal and […]

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Beef and Veal Rigatoni Pasta Bake

Here’s another winter warmer recipe that the family enjoyed.  The olives are optional and the dish works equally as well without. Ingredients (serves 4 adults): 100g of cheddar cheese, grated 100g of mozzarella cheese, grated 100g, of semi-dried tomato, roughly chopped 150g, of drained black olives, pitted and sliced (optional) 40g of unsalted butter 2 […]

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Brian’s Spaghetti Bolognaise

Everyone loves a good bowl of spaghetti bolognaise; indeed, its probably the world’s most popular mince dish! This recipe is one of my favorites. I think it’s the combination of minces and the cinnamon that make it a little different. This recipe is kid friendly – in fact they love it! Hope you do to! […]

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Chicken dumplings

I love dumplings and my wife Jacqui loves them too, so I thought I’d give some gyoza style dumplings a go.  This was my first effort at dumplings and I was pretty happy how they went. Ingredients: 450g chicken thigh mince (ask your butcher to make it up for you) 1/2 cup of chopped coriander leaves 1 escallot, finely […]

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J’s lamb and veal burgers

I was originally planning to do a home cooked Angus Burger … but I couldn’t find any Angus beef. I also couldn’t find any decent hamburger recipes, so my wife helped me out and gave me the one below. It turned out really well so I’ll probably try it again another time … with Angus […]

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Sang choi bao pork with lettuce cups

Sang choi bao (sometimes called Sung choy boi) is a one of those great family dishes that I’ve always enjoyed eating at Chinese restaurants.  It’s crunchy, messy, tasty and fun.  I’ve only cooked this dish once, but it was a hit with the family!  Hope it works for you too! This will make enough for 6 adults […]

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Chinese Thai pork with vermicelli noodles

Here’s a chinese/thai flavoured recipe with pork and vermicelli noodles.  The lime juice and mint give it the fresh thai taste, and the mung bean vermicelli noodles give it some chinese flavours! Ingredients: 500g of pork mince 1 red chilli without the seeds 1 large red onion, finely diced 1 stalk of lemongrass, very finely chopped […]

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