Tag Archives: Beef

Carpaccio of beef with figs and garlic oil

Carpaccio was invented, so I understand, by Giuseppe Cipriani in 1950 at Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy. It was named after the Renaissance painter Vittore Carpaccio who was noted for his use of red in his paintings. Thin sliced raw beef was served with a cold vinaigrette made with olive oil and it was generally […]


Beef pot roast

Quality meat doesn’t need to be expensive. If you want fillet steak you’re going to have to raid the savings account. But there’s more taste in the cheaper cuts from the same animal. And we British have a long history of making delicious dishes using slow cooking techniques. Today’s recipe uses silverside which is a […]