Posts Tagged ‘comfort food’

Getting Ahead

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 in Foodie Articles, Good Food | No Comments »

A good friend of mine used to describe the highly organised as both anal and smug. Of course now that she has advanced in years, learned the art and the benefits of planning ahead and joined the tribe she once so despised, her view has changed. I tease her mercilessly about it, but her good […]

James Whelan Butchers: Navarin of Lamb

Friday, October 11th, 2013 in Lamb Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

Spring lamb and an abundance of seasonal vegetables make this a hearty dish that is easy to assemble. It is a nutritious, comforting stew and particularly good with crusty bread to mop up the juice. Navarin of Lamb Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 1.5 kg (3 lb) boned shoulder lamb 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon oil […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beef Stew with Dumplings

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 in Beef Recipes, Recipes | 2 Comments »

I always consider this winter food.  Of course it is delicious at anytime of the year but somehow perfect on a cold, dark and wet evening. Dumplings always add a comforting dimension and are perfect for soaking up the gravy. Beef Stew with Dumplings – Printer Friendly Download Ingredients 1 kg/ 2.2 lb  braising steak, […]

James Whelan Butchers: Slow-cooked Beef Pot Roast

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 in Beef Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

At weekends when we just want to relax with the kids and enjoy a meal together with not too much time taken to prepare it, this is often our first choice. It takes only 15 minutes or so preparation time and then it’s left to cook slowly for hours with only the effort of plating up involved. Slow-cooked […]

James Whelan Butchers: Beef Bourguignon

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 in Beef Recipes, Recipes | No Comments »

I can clearly remember the first time I enjoyed this classic dish. I was pleasantly surprised that it was so much more layered in taste than my expectation, which was that it was just a beef stew with a fancy name. I was wrong. The aromas that fill the house when it’s cooking stimulate the […]