It’s May in Queenstown, the last month of Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere, and things are looking decidedly Wintery. Snow is in the forecast and the view across the Lake backs up the Metservice forecast The normally commanding... Read More | Share it now!
It’s Summer in New Zealand, and that means BBQ. This year we replaced our 14-year-old 3 burner flat plate BBQ, with a 4 burner hooded BBQ with a side burner. I don’t know why I need a side burner, it’s a bloke thing. I don’t... Read More | Share it now!
There must be thousands of recipes out there for the perfect hamburger. Bobby Flay has a few hundred on his own! This is my attempt at the perfect burger. In my research for the perfect hamburger, I repeatedly came across some simple pieces of advise,... Read More | Share it now!
This is an easy recipe that delivers perfectly rare roast beef,red wine sauce, and a spicy side of crispy kale chips.
Today at the supermarket I came across a 2 kilo Beef filet which had been reduced from $70 to $45. There are only 2 of us, so I... Read More | Share it now!
Steak and Guinness Pie is one of my most favorite meals. I (almost) look forward to Winter, so I can bake one of these delicious warming Pie’s. This recipe is from Jamie Oliver’s website, and I swear I haven’t met a person who... Read More | Share it now!
I never cook roast beef. I think it’s because there is some inherent fear that it can only turn out two ways – over or under cooked. Today however I’m cooking it mostly because I need meat, red meat. I’m on week 4 of the 5:2... Read More | Share it now!