Peppered Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Temperature has dropped to 7 degrees C (but it feels like 5). Time for roast beef with attitude. A combination of a beef roast encrusted with black pepper, served with an eschalot and garlic braise, and a wonderful horseradish sauce.

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Pasta with Baby Broccoli and a Ricotta, Spinach Sauce

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

This dish is a family favorite – a combination of pasta with a ricotta, spinach and pecorino stir-through sauce, served with steamed baby broccoli tips dressed with butter, garlic and olive oil, accompanied with freshly grated parmesan cheese.

Preparation and cooking time: 15 minutes.

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Lasagna

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

Garfield once said (while paraphrasing Will Rogers) “I never met a Lasagna I didn’t like.” This particular Lasagna is easy to prepare and tastes great. It’s basically a combination of meat base (mince meat, chopped onions, and garlic) combined with a jar of tomato based spaghetti sauce, a little oregano, layered in with grated cheese between sheets of lasagna, and topped with a Carbonara sauce and more cheese.

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