Beef Spring Rolls


1.  2 tsp sesame oil

2.  150 g beef mince

3.  2 spring onions, chopped

4.  ½ - 1 Tbsp fresh minced ginger

5.  1 clove garlic, crushed

6.  2 Tbsp dark soy sauce

Creamy Beef and Mushroom Stroganoff


500 g egg Fettuccine

4 tablespoons butter, divided

1 onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, crushed or minced

500 grams sliced mushrooms

700 grams lean beef fillet steaks, seasoned with salt and pepper

2 teaspoons dijon mustard

1 teaspoon paprika, (smoky or mild)

2 cups beef broth (or stock)

2 tablespoons flour

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Salt and pepper to taste

1 cup light sour cream at room temperature, (or reduced fat cooking cream)

Freshly chopped parsley to garnish



Boil the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water.

Red beans and meat stew


2 cans red kidney beans, 450 grams/can

500 g beef, cut into cubes

2 tablespoons tomato paste, dissolved in 1 cup water

3 cloves garlic, crushed

1 big onion, chopped

4 cups water

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

3 cinnamon sticks

1 teaspoon salt

Moghrabieh Recipe


Moghrabieh 350g (two cups)

Lamb cubes 400g (and/or chicken)

Shallots 6 - 10 depending on size

Chickpeas 1 can drained

Flour 1tbsp

Cinnamon 1tsp

Caraway seeds 2tsp crushed in a pestle and mortar to release the flavour.

Allspice 1tsp

Salt to taste

Stock cube (optional)

Roast with Gravy


About a 3 pound roast (Lamb or beef)

1/2 cup of vegetable oil

2 carrots peeled and chopped

1 bell pepper chopped

1-2 big onions chopped

10 cloves of garlic, peeled only

1 medium potato, peeled and cut into medium cubes

1 celery stick, chopped

2 cinnamon sticks, 2 bay leaves

1 teaspoon of black pepper