Beef Liver with Mash & Braised Onions

Aunty Flori, the lovely diva from Bonteheuwel shares her amazing soul warming beef liver recipe. This dish is relatively quick and superbly cost-effective. A must try.

Potato Gratin

My variation is based off a Libyan specialty – Mbattan! Think of a fried potato sandwich with meat stuffed in between. I can’t decide if this is a favorite of mind because of the crispiness or because of the flavorful herb and spiced minced meat filling.

Korean Beef and Broccoli

The beauty of this recipe is it can be prepared and cooked in under 30 minutes. It has simple ingredients, and it taste GREAT!

Slow Cooked Pot Roast

How can you go wrong with tender meat and veggies? You just can’t!

Swedish Meatballs

Nothing can beat the taste of this Swedish meatball smothered in a creamy rich silky gravy! OMG, it tasted heavenly, like finger licking good! If you are a lover of Swedish meatball served in IKEA, then definitely this is far better than that!

Aloo Kheema Masala

This kheema masala is a perfect balance of flavors with all the spices well paired with kheema and potato!

One Pot Shredded Beef Ragu Pasta

One of the many reasons why I love this recipe is that it is made in one pot (my favourite!)…nothing like prepping the ingredients, and then basically throwing everything into the pot and letting it do its thing.

Hungarian Goulash

The ultimate warming Hungarian Goulash. The combination of tomato and beef stock makes such a rich flavour that the beef soaks up.

Beef Lasagna

A classic beef lasagna with layers of pasta and a tomato mince mixture, smothered in a creamy sauce all topped with cheese.

Beef and Noodle Bowl with Coconut Curry

A quick and easy recipe and looking at the ingredients I had, this happened. It was warm, but light, rich but easy on the tummy and totally balanced.

Bisto Gravy Pie

A delicious pie you can have as a main course or even as a side dish to your main course.

Oven Baked Beef and Veggies (Sneeyet Lahmeh Bil Khodra)

This dish right here is perfect to just put in the oven and forgot about it. It’s full of vegetables and super hearty leaving you full just eating it on it’s own.

Simple Beef Korma

Curries and Khormas are an integral part of Indian cuisine! We need gravies and curries for almost all dishes.

Moroccan Meatballs

Marinaded meatballs simmered in an aromatic tomato sauce. It’s just a heavenly dish.

Daal Gosht

Daal Gosht is a gravy with a killer flavor blend of lentils and meat! I must say an ultimate comfort food if served with Nan or rice. That tender meat and daal curry dunked in the crusty naan is a heavenly combination indeed!

Easy Moussakka – Eggplant Meat Casserole

The origin of Moussakka is a debate. It’s considered to be a Greek food, but Arab countries have it too with little variations here and there.

Slow Cooked Pulled Beef Tacos

This is a somewhat spicy dish but sour cream balances the heat in the end.

Espetada with Warm Lentil Salad

If you have a bay tree in your garden,use some of the thicker stalks as kebab skewers for the espetada. They give
the meat an extra delicious flavour and smell fantastic while cooking.

Spiced Beef & Rice Pilaf

Spice-heavy beef mince suspended in fluffy grains of basmati rice, studded with golden almonds & raisins and speckled with pops of fresh green peas.

Beef Meatball & Soba Noodle Soup

Tasty beef meatballs immersed in a fragrant broth scented with aromatic lemongrass & ginger, along with a tangle of soba noodles & crisp snow peas…if that doesn’t scream winter comfort, I don’t know what does!

Shawarma Beef Goulash With Pine Nuts

I had this dish for the first time when my Egyptian friend invited me for iftar I was privileged to try Egyptians dishes in Ramadan.

Beef Chow Mein

Stir fry’s are known to be the easy-go-to meal when you have limited ingredients but are also starving for something wholesome and tasty.

Easy Beef Kharai

Aromatic and Bursting with flavour, this Beef Kharai Dish is an authentic, fragrant Indian curry dish, that is easy to prepare and delectable.

Afelia’s Beef Steaks

There are many variable factors i.e. weight, thickness and doneness when it comes to steak, and it all boils down to your own personal preference.

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Beef and broccoli Stir fry, better than most takeouts! It is dang easy to make at home and tastes exactly like what you would find at a Chinese restaurant!

Cheat Doner Kebab

Ok, so everyone loves a Doner Kebab but what do you do when you can’t be bothered going to the takeaway? You make it at home of course! This recipe is my younger sister’s ingenious idea, I’ve adapted it slightly, so all credit goes to her.

Potato and Mince Pie

Soft, fluffy, buttery, melt-in-mouth potato mash atop a flavorful and spicy mince base.

Shami Kebabs

These soft, spiced kebabs are simple to prepare and make for a perfect dinner!

Moroccan Inspired Beef Tagine & Couscous

Tagine is a North-African and Middle Eastern dish of slow cooked meat and dried fruit that gets its name from the conical, clay pot in which it is cooked.

Mini Italian Meatball Subs

The meatball sandwich is a common sandwich that is a part of several cuisines, including Italian-American cuisine.

Black Pepper & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

This stir fry uses regular pantry ingredients to achieve that Chinese take-out taste. Most of them are cost effective and are not “speciality” ingredients which I love.

Beef Vegetable Stew

This beef stew is a perfect and hearty winters meal. it includes a protein, carbohydrate and an assortment of vegetables. Give this stew a try as a meal for your toddler.

Swedish Meat Balls

The best Swedish meatballs are made from scratch with an easy homemade sauce.

Dawood Basha or Meatball Stew

Simple comfort food to match any weekday and the best part, it can be done in 30 minutes.

Patees – Emirati Beef Patties

I mixed the beef mince into the potato mash, while the original recipe had asked to put a little beef inside a potato ball and shape like a patties. I don’t think it would make much difference as such.

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is one of the dishes that I consider I learned “recently”, as it not one of the classic dishes I had growing up. Originally Russian, I am sure it has been greatly modified, with each person adding his or her personal touch.

Beef Dal Mash

This dish makes you feel nice as you are not deprived on the non-veg element and you feel nice that vegetables or lentils are moving down your system!

Cabbage Bredie

This Cape Malay dish is popular within the homes of the coloured people of Cape Town and it’s usually served at dinner time.

Turkish Pide

The Turkish Pide recipe is a long boat and are filled with meat, onion, tomatoes, parsley, and feta.

Beef Kebab/Patty Burgers

This is my mum’s recipe which can be used as a kebab mixture or made into patties.


My favourite bobotie recipe is uncomplicated, authentic and covered in a thin layer of finely flaked almonds. This ultimate South African classic takes comfort food to its high point.

Sticky Beef Stir-fry with Spring Onion and Cashew Nuts

This colourful stir-fry dish makes for a perfect dinner or lunch recipe. Quick, easy, light and crunchy!

Ikea Copykat Swedish Meatballs

Swedish meatballs make a delicious dish served as an appetizer or as a main meal.

Beef Bhuna Curry

As a family we love eating bhuna curries. The term bhuna, as I understand it, basically means a curry with a thick gravy, some people like it almost dry, but the consistency can vary depending on your personal preference.

Italian Meatballs With Green Beans

A true classic; tender and moist meatballs in the most perfect silky tomato sauce, with an optional addition of vibrant green beans.

Secret Ingredient Burgers

The ultimate in comfort food, a simple recipe with a humble yet transformative secret ingredient that makes all the difference.

Balsamic Roast Beef

Beef & balsamic are a match made in heaven, especially when cooked low & slow like this. a recipe that is perfect for feeding a crowd & is guaranteed to become a family favourite that is made over & over again!

Beef, Ginger & Capsicum Stir-fry

A quick and nutritious steak stir-fry that is loaded with veggies & perfect for weeknight dinners.

Mom’s Cinnamon Rice

This flavourful cinnamon rice is the perfect complement to a cooked beef.

Baked Kobeba / Kibbeh Tray

Although deep fried Kobeba balls are definitely the most popular, I firmly believe that this baked Kobeba tray, or ‘Sneyyet Kobeba’, is immeasurably more delicious.

Koshary: Egypt’s Favourite Street Food

A wonderful vegan dish, considered one of the national dishes of Egypt. The true taste of Cairo in a bowl.

Beef Kofta Rolls

The whole recipe comes together in just 15 minutes, and the result is these incredibly juicy, lightly spiced, charred beef finger.

Spiced Beef With Hummus

A delicious and impressive meal, using beef, that you will be proud to serve up to anyone that takes you 15 minutes max. Can I get a high five?

Wholesome Mahshi: Peppers Stuffed With Brown Rice & Beef

Give it a go, it really is quite simple and straightforward to make. Mah-shi is a full meal in one, and all it needs on the side is a big salad.