Beef Curry

Beef Curry Serves 12 2 kg blade or chuck steak 1/2 cup flour 1/3 cup curry power (or to taste) 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, peeled and finely chopped 8 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 2 pieces fresh ginger, grated 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons vinegar 2...

Beef Curry

Beef Curry Serve 6-8 2kg diced chuck steak 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 large onions, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 – 1/3 cup curry paste 1/4 cup tomato paste 4 medium potatoes, quartered 1 cup beef stock Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1....

Massaman Beef Curry

Massaman Beef Curry Serves 2 400g beef, cut into well pieces (can use other meat) 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 tablespoon salt 1 cup potato, peel and cut into big chunks 1 tablespoon masaman curry paste 1 tablespoon tamarind 1 cinnamon stick 1/4 cup cashew 2...

Madras Beef Curry

Madras Beef Curry Serves 4 to 6 2 tablespoons ground coriander 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon chilli powder (optional) 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons grated ginger 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1kg chuck steak,...

Beef Curry

Beef Curry 500g chuck steak, fat removed and cubed 1 large carrot, chopped 1 large potato, chopped Half cauliflower, chopped 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tsp curry powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon coriander Place all ingredients in slow cooker. Add a little water, enough so that ingredients are...

Coconut Beef Curry

Photo by Megan Coconut Beef Curry 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 Tbsp curry paste red 500g beef sirloin steak or rump thin sliced 1 cup coconut milk 2 zucchini sliced 1 red capsicum chopped 125g cherry tomatoes 2 large spring onions sliced diagonally 12 fresh basil leaves 1. Heat...

Indonesian Beef Curry

Indonesian Beef Curry 1/2 cup tamarind liquid 2 tbsp peanut oil 2 lb beef, lean boneless chuck in 1 1/2″ chunks 1 onion, chopped 4 garlic clove, minced or pressed 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, chopped 1 Tbsp ground, toasted coriander seeds 3 inch long piece cinnamon stick 1 tsp...

Beef and Potato Curry

Beef and Potato Curry 650g beef strips 2 Tbsp oil 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges 1/3 cup massaman curry paste 600g potato’s, peeled and cut into 2.5cm pieces 400ml can coconut milk 1 cup beef stock 125g green beans, trimmed, cut into 5cm lengths 1 small...

Malaysian Beef and Aubergine Curry

Malaysian Beef and Aubergine Curry 1 onion 3-4 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp sunflower oil 500g diced braising beef 1 large aubergine, cut into chunks 2 Tbsp red Thai curry paste 1 Tbsp fish sauce 400ml can coconut milk boiled rice, to serve 1. Very finely chop the onion and...

Beef Rendang (Dry Fried Curry)

Beef Rendang (Dry Fried Curry) 1.5 kg chuck, blade or round steak 2 med onions, roughly chopped 6 cloves garlic 1 tsp fresh ginger chopped 500 mls thick coconut cream 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp ground tumeric 3 tsp chilli powder 2 tsp ground coriander 1 stem fresh...

Gingered Lamb Curry

Gingered Lamb Curry 2 tablespoons oil 2 kg lean lamb, cubed 2 large onions, chopped 400g eggplant, diced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 cup grated fresh ginger 2 small red chillies, finely chopped 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground turmeric 1 tablespoon green curry...

Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang 2 tablespoons oil 2kg lean gravy beef (shin), cubed 2 large onions, chopped 2 tablespoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 2 strips of lemon rind 1/2 cup Rendang curry paste 2 cups beef stock 2 cups coconut milk 1/4 cup lemon juice...

Curried Beef Filipino Style

Curried Beef Filipino Style 1 1/2 lb. cubed cut beef 2 med. chopped onions 2 crushed garlic cloves 2 chopped celery stalks 1 finely chopped tomato 2 green and red peppers 2 c. coconut milk 1 tbsp. flour 2 tbsp. curry powder 1 tbsp. cooking oil 3 c. beef...

Sweet Curry

Sweet Curry 2 onions 1 large green apple 1 1/2 tablespoons butter (1 x 20ml spoon) 1 tablespoon flour (1 x 20ml spoon) 1 tablespoon curry powder (1 x 20ml spoon) 1 cup water 2 chicken stock cubes 1 tablespoon chutney 1/4 cup sultanas 500g diced cooked beef, chicken,...

Red-Hot Beef with Cashews

Red-Hot Beef with Cashews Serves 4 500g boneless beef sirloin, sliced thinly 1 tsp veg oil Marinade: 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 tbsp fresh root ginger, finely chopped 1 red bird-eye chilli, chopped 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tsp red curry paste To Finish:...

Beef Chow Mein

Beef Chow Mein 500g mince meat 1/2 cabbage shredded 3-4 carrots grated 1 onion chopped finely celery sliced finely green beans curry powder 2 chicken stock cube Brown mince, add in curry and salt and stock cubes. Add in all other vegies (use a large stock pot) with a...

Curry Sausages

Curry Sausages Served 2 4 – 6 Sausages (chopped up into about 4 pieces each) 1 onion, diced 1 apple, peeled and diced 1 Tbsp sultanas 1 Tbsp curry 1 Tbsp flour 1 Desert spoon sugar 2 1/2 cups beef stock * Chop up sausages, and coat in the...

Cook’s Encyclopedia – M

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z macadamias: native to Australia, rich and buttery nut; store in refrigerator because of high oil content. macaire: a potato pancake made with seasoned...

Cook’s Encyclopedia – K

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z kaffir lime leaves: aromatic leaves of a small citrus tree bearing a wrinkled-skinned yellow-green fruit; used fresh or dried. kahlua: a coffee-flavoured liqueur....

Cook’s Encyclopedia – G

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z g: measurement unit – g (gram) = 1 kg (kilogram). gai larn: also known as kanah, gai lum, Chinese broccoli and Chinese kale....

Cook’s Encyclopedia – F

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z falafel: a Middle Eastern speciality consisting of small, deep-fried croquettes or balls made of highly spiced, ground chickpeas. They’re generally tucked inside pita...

Cook’s Encyclopedia – C

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z cabernet vinegar: aged red wine vinegar made from the must of cabernet sauvignon grapes. cachous: small, round, cake-decorating sweets available in silver, gold...

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils and Sweet Potato

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils and Sweet Potato 1/2 cup red lentils (100g) 1 cup beef stock 1 Tbsp oil 4 large french cut lamb shanks (trimmed of any visible fat) 1 medium onion sliced 2 garlic cloves crushed 1 Tbsp curry paste 1 can diced tomatoes 1 large...

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils

Lamb Shanks with Red Lentils 1 cup/200g red lentils 2 cups beef stock 2 tablespoons oil 6 large French-cut lamb shanks, trimmed of fat 1 large onion, sliced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/2 tablespoons Vindaloo curry paste 1 x 750ml Italian-style tomato cooking sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice...

Curried Steak Pie

Curried Steak Pie Serves 4 1 cup plain flour 25g butter 1/4-1/3 cup water 1kg chuck steak 2 tablespoons oil 2 large onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons mild curry powder 2 tablespoons plain flour 1/2 teaspoon beef stock powder 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup milk 1...

BBQ Pork Ribs

BBQ Pork Ribs 1 1/2 kg beef short ribs 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 Large onion, cut into wedges 4 Medium potatoes, peeled 4 Medium carrots, pared, cut up 1 Cup water 1 Cup tomato sauce (or spicy tomato soup with a few tbsp puree) 1/3 Cup red wine...

Basic White Sauce

Basic White Sauce 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk or cream Salt and white pepper to taste Melt butter add flour, stirring until well mixed, do not let brown, gradually add milk while stirring so not to lump. Pour into saucepan and cook over low heat,...

Curried Sausages

Curried Sausages 2 tsp oil 8 beef sausages 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp hot curry powder 1 Tbsp flour 3/4 cup beef stock 1 Tbsp relish or chutney (optional) salt to taste Heat oil in a frying pan. Cook sausages for 10 min or until golden on all sides...

Savoury Mince

Savoury Mince 500g mince 1 onion 1 carrot 1/2 cup peas or 1/2 cup corn or 1/2 cup capsicum 1 stalk capsicum 1 stalk celery 2 tablespoons tomato sauce (2 x 20ml spoons) 1 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (1 x 20ml spoon) 1/4 teaspoon mixed herbs 1 tablespoon fresh parsley...

Savoury mince

Savoury mince 500gms lean minced beef 1 onion, diced 1 large carrot, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 3 Tbsp gravy powder 1-2 tsp curry powder (more or less if desired) Salt to taste Water Sauté mince in a little oil until browned. Add onion and garlic and stir until...

Savoury Meat Pie

Savoury Meat Pie Pastry 2 cups S.R. flour 6 tablespoons butter (6 x 20mls spoons) 80-100mls cold water pinch salt 1 tablespoon butter (greasing) 1/2 cup flour extra Filling meat filling as for savoury mince Preheat oven to 190C. 1. Grease pie dish. 2. Sift flour and salt into...

Chow Mein

Chow Mein 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 500g lean beef mince 1 medium brown onion (150g), chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 large carrot (180g), chopped finely 2 trimmed celery stalks (200g), sliced thinly 150g mushrooms, sliced thinly 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock 1/3 cup...

Meatloaf

Meatloaf Serving size: Serves 8 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large onions, finely diced 2 sticks celery, finely diced 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 3 slices white bread, crusts removed and cut into squares 3 rashers bacon or pancetta, diced 500g beef mince 500g sausage mince 2 teaspoons ground...