beef ragu

January like no other month in the calendar is the one where we all seek comfort and warmth from our food. Short days and slow cooked meals making the perfect the dinner. Which is why it’s rather amusing that this dish is inspired by one my husband and I ate on our honeymoon in Venice…

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sirloin steak with lemongrass

Our Spring cut from The Store was sirloin steaks. To be honest their steak is so good you need do very little with it, a bit of seasoning and a sear in a hot pan is fine by us. However, with it being Spring our minds are turning towards our gardens, freshness and a vibrancy…

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asian inspired beef shoulder

This quarter’s challenge from The Store saw us coming up with a recipe for beef shoulder. Shoulder is full of meaty flavour and lends itself well to a slow braise, a great cut for the winter months when a warming rich stew is what you want. Coming up to the festive period this is an…

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beef skirt steak, a creative challenge, courtesy of The Store

Readers of our blog will know that we are both fans of The Store at Foveran, the quality of the meat produced on the farm is superb. You can therefore imagine our delight when Helen, their shop manager, contacted us over the summer and asked if we’d like to meet to discuss a small venture with…

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smoked chilli beef, short days, slow cooked dinners

January is traditionally a time when people make their resolutions and promise that this year they will loose weight and get fit. However amidst all the New Years health kicks and diets, I find that I still have a desire for comfort food. Its January, its cold outside, it gets dark early and I want a warming…

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