Red Braised Beef

It’s all asparagus, artichokes and strawberries round here right now, but the other day I found myself hankering for something slow-cooked and succulent to farewell the winter. Here’s a basic recipe for something delicious to do with any slow-cook beef cut, particularly those on the bone. I used shin on the bone, which I bought from the halal butcher in Sandringham. There are two halal … Continue reading Red Braised Beef

Cheat’s kebabs

Quick dinner idea: Auckland halal butcher’s in the Sandringham shops do a great spiced kebab mincemeat – perfect for something to go on a last-minute barbecue, or for a really quick dinner like this one below. Mold the kebab mix round stainless steel skewers and grill until golden and cooked through. Serve on a platter with greens, pickles, onion, herbs, tomato if in season, and … Continue reading Cheat’s kebabs