Beef Bourguignon

I finally tried this recipe. I still remember there is a scene in the movie Julie & Julia. Julie went to buy beef for this dish. She said ” Beef Bourguignon. Julia Child’s beef bourguignon.” Cut beef into chunks and set aside. Cut 3 strips bacon. Boil them and drain. Saute in the pan with…

Beef Rendang (Spicy Dry Beef Curry)

My husband bought a pressure cooker as an early birthday gift for me. I couldn’t wait to try it and cook something. The first dish came to my mind is beef rendang. It is like a type of dry curry and very popular in Southeastern Asia. My husband was very excited and couldn’t wait to…

Red Wine Oxtail Stew

I actually wrote a blog about red wine oxtail stew. But somehow it disappeared. Today, I cooked it again. So I rewrote it. Prepare oxtail. I used about 600g, 4 pieces. Place them in a big bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Dust them with flour. Just let them be coated with a thin flour…

Ox Tail & White Radish Soup

It’s a dish that I have wanted to try for a long time. It’s a time-consuming soup, which requires 5 hours. But I guarantee you its cooking method is simple and the soup is very nice. Prepare the ox tail. Wash them in water to rinse off the blood. Put all the ox tail into…

Mushroom & Beef Steak Rice Bento

Bento for my husband (his second day at work). I have  seriously thought about what is a good match for rice to be in his bento. The first choice is sure to be meat dish with sauce, so that the flavor will go into the rice. My rule is do not repeat the same dish…

Beef Steak Rice

It’s just rice served with beef steak slices. 🙂 Season steak with salt and pepper. Heat a pan. Drizzle a little oil. Place steak into hot pan. Fry for around 3 mins or till golden brown. Then flip the steak over. Add in thyme and garlic. Cut in a butter chunk. Scoop butter with a…

Beef & Zucchini Spaghetti

1. Chop zucchini into thin slices with the help of a grater. 2. Heat a pan. Add in a little oil. Sauté 1 clove of chopped garlic. 3. Add beef slice in. Stir fry a bit till beef is no more pinkish. 4. Dish beef out and set aside. 5. Heat the same pan. Add…

Beef & Onion Stir-fry

I always think beef and onion are good friend, especially in stir-fry. Prepare beef slices. Put them in a small bowl. Season with a little salt and black pepper. Then add in 1/2 tsp light sou sauce and 1-2 tsp starch. Mix them well. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is…

Brazil Churrasco

Yesterday was my husband’s birthday.  He wanted to try this restaurant since half year ago. Can you IMAGINE??? Because it was quite close to Valentine’s day. Restaurants are very difficult to reserve especially those good ones. Last year, I tried to make a reservation in an Italian restaurant and failed. I had no choice but…