Beef log with Quinoa Salad

Another simple Christmas lunch idea.  The meat is marinated in  red wine vinegar, cumin, ground fennel and chili flakes.  The fennel brings out the flavour of the meat.  The quinoa salad takes less than thirty minutes to prepare, cook the quinoa, add spinach,  nuts and drizzle red wine vinegar,  The red wine chilli sauce is… Continue reading Beef log with Quinoa Salad

Kefta Shaksuka

Today I tried another Moroccan dish.  Kefta Shaksuka, spiced meatball cooked in an aromatic tomato sauce.  I love Moroccan food because of the deep spicy flavours and the simplicity of making this dish. Ingredients 500g extra lean beef mince 2 onion chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon cumin ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper… Continue reading Kefta Shaksuka

Tortellini with Roasted Pumpkin and Mushroom

Tortellini is a ring shape pasta that has a filling.  I added roasted vegetables to this dish and mixed it with pesto.  The pumpkin adds the sweetness, the pesto has a tangy taste and mushroom has an earthy flavour. Ingredients 4 cups tortellini 500g pumpkin diced 500g mushroom 2 cups spinach 3 tbsp.. olive oil… Continue reading Tortellini with Roasted Pumpkin and Mushroom

Beef Patties with Mashed Potatoes

This were the tastiest mash potatoes I ever made, baked the potatoes the same way I made the pumpkins in the   Pumpkin Mash and Steak dish.  Baked the potatoes in the oven instead of boiling them.  Added the rosemary, garlic, black pepper and salt to the potatoes. The beef patties were yummy, marinated mince… Continue reading Beef Patties with Mashed Potatoes