The Wheeling Gourmet's Entries In The ‘Beef’ Collection



Braised Beef with Onions, Mushrooms and Dumplings

Braised Beef with Onions, Mushrooms and Dumplings

Take a cheap cut of beef, braise it with onions and mushroom - End up with a melt-in-the-mouth, tasty dish. Perfect winter dish.


Cornish Pasties - Variations on a Theme

Cornish Pasty

Cornish pasty - It's good, it's quick, it's healthy, it's filling, and it's really affordable. And you can make them ahead of time.


Braised Beef Shin with Orange and Black Olive - Osso Bucco Style

Braised Beef Shins - Osso Bucco Style

The rich flavours of this dish are perfect for a cool evening. It is inspired by the classic Ossobuco, but has a character all its own.


Beef Stir Fry

Beef Stir Fry with White Rice

Stir fry is one of those dishes that can be ready really quickly. Have all the ingredients ready to go, and the actual preparation is fast.


Brown Beef Stock

Beef Stock

This beef stock recipe is easy and affordable to make, and gives a better taste than purchased stocks.


Beef, Olive and Orange Stew

Beef, Olive and Orange stew

Stews are hearty dishes that can be made in advance and are quite affordable to make. This one is unusual, using black olives and flavours of orange.



A Good Steak

I tried a new (to me) meat - Angus crossed with Jersey. It made for a wonderful, tasty, juicy steak. Not for the vegetarians among us!

Brown Stock

Home-made stock is simple to make, as well as cheaper and better than purchasing at the supermarket.

Veal, Or What?

Joy at finding veal at the supermarket, disappointment that it wasn't of the quality I expected.


How Not To Burn Flour When Browning Meat

Someone asked about recipes calling for flouring meat before browning it for stews - I explain how to avoid burning the flour, and point out flour is not always necessary.


Avoid fruit and nuts. You are what you eat. Jim Davis

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