Beef Wellington

This is my husbands signature dish. It is fabulous! The whole family loves this dish and the beef itself is medium rare as we like it. Ingredients (serves 4): a good beef fillet of around 1kg 3 tbsp olive oil 250 g mushrooms 50 g butter 1 large sprig fresh thyme 100 ml dry white wine 12 slices…

Spaghetti Pie

This is a nice variation off the classic italian dishes. Easy to make and a hit for young and old alike. Ingredients (serves 4): Pasta Crust: 110 gram spaghetti or angel hair pasta 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons of butter 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 large egg, beaten 2 tablespoons bread crumbs Filling:…

Beef Cannelloni (Crepes)

I made this recipe today. It is very time consuming…lots of steps, but it was totally worth it. For the beef and the passata sauce (serves 4): 1kg lean minced beef 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 660g jars passata with basil or you can make…

Forest Mushroom and Quail Egg Bruschetta

The crisp chill of autumn is upon us, that means changing leaves, cozy sweaters, and lots of fresh and lovely mushroom at the supermarket. This dish is the perfect meal for a light dinner on a cold autumn night or makes great lunch. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 baguette or ciabatta 1 clove of garlic,sliced in…

Whisky Marinated Steak

This steak is great for the barbecue or if I you live in a cold country like me, you can use the grill function on your oven like I did. Make sure you plan ahead, this has to be marinated for 24 hours. For wine pairing I would recommend an Argentinian Malbec. It has softer…