Category Archives: meat

Thick steak

preparation time: 2 hours (for steak to come to room temperature) cooking time: 12-20 minutes (depending on thickness and how you like your steak) resting time: 6-10 minutes (depending on cooking time) The Ducasse slow-cook method produces what the man … Continue reading

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Beef daube

preparation time: 30 minutes cooking time: at least 2 1/2 hours emergency contact: stéphane The provençale contribution to the canon of beef stews. Unless you own a daubière, this recipe won’t technically produce a daube, but a Dutch oven or … Continue reading

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Bitter melon with beef in black bean sauce

preparation time: 20 minutes cooking time: 20 minutes emergency contact: amy or arnold Bitter melon is available at most Asian markets from spring through autumn. Choose melons that are firm, unblemished and 15 to 30 cm in length. Pale green … Continue reading

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Da Rosa

Da Rosa is an épicerie (delicatessen) with an upstairs tasting room, a pleasant streetside terrace and an impossibly tall tower of a wine rack. More importantly, Da Rosa stocks many of the Leacock favourites: several types of jamón ibérico, Amadei … Continue reading

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Braised short rib goulash

preparation time: 30 minutes (15 minutes braising + 15 minutes stew) cooking time: 4.5 hours (4 hours braising + 30 minutes stew) emergency contact: camille Although the short ribs take donkey’s years to cook, there is really very little to … Continue reading

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Fun jing spareribs

preparation time: 10 minutes cooking time: up to 1.5 hours emergency contact: amy This is a super-easy and tasty dish. The fun jing powder can be found in any Asian market and comes in spicy or non-spicy varieties. spareribs – … Continue reading

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Carbonade flamande

preparation time: 45 minutes simmering time: 2.5-3 hours emergency contact: stéphane Carbonade flamande is a Belgian dish of beef stewed in beer and flavoured with pain d’épice, a type of spiced honey cake similar to, but not quite as sweet … Continue reading

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Did you order my pibil?

preparation time: 30 minutes marinating time: 1 day cooking time: 4 hours emergency contact: camille Puerco pibil (or cochinita pibil if it involves a whole suckling pig) is a slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatán. It formed part of a … Continue reading

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Dry-roasted ribs

preparation time: 5 minutes cooking time: 90 minutes emergency contact: wil pork backribs salt and black pepper smoked paprika or coriander seed or curry powder (optional) Preheat the oven to 190C/375F. Very generously salt and pepper the racks and rub … Continue reading

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Super-easy leg of lamb

active preparation time: 5 minutes marinating time: 1 hour cooking time: 1-2 hours (depending on size and how you like your meat) emergency contact: camille leg of lamb, bone-in olive oil white whine salt and black pepper garlic and rosemary … Continue reading

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