Marinated Beef with Chimichurri dipping sauce

I’m not a huge red meat eater but do I make an exception for this cut of beef, cooked rare or at most medium rare and slathered with this dipping sauce from Argentina (another home of great beef) it is the perfect casual platter food when you don’t feel like doing too much. Pile a load of steamed broccoli on the side and you have … Continue reading Marinated Beef with Chimichurri dipping sauce

Chorizo and Marjoram Ragu with Rigatoni & Meatballs

I’m still thinking about some of the most delicious ragu sauces with slow roast pork shoulder which I love to make but lets face it a busy working life and hungry belly’s mean mid week meals have to be a little speedier. This is my version with rigatoni – let the sauce bubble away as long as you can for the delicious flavours to develop … Continue reading Chorizo and Marjoram Ragu with Rigatoni & Meatballs

The best tomato sauce for meatballs

Meatballs and tomato sauce is a great meal because everyone loves it from my big strong husband to my 3 year old daughter who calls all red meat Duck at the moment. The tomato sauce is key and to get the best flavour I tend to use tinned tomatoes or passata because frankly at this time of year our tomatos can be the pallid insipid … Continue reading The best tomato sauce for meatballs