Beef Recipes

Whether you're a seasoned chef or looking for ways to make dinner time a little different, our beef recipes offer something for everyone. From juicy burgers to comforting stews, create these beef dish delicacies at home with easy-to-follow instructions.

Beef Cuts Guide: How to Choose the Best Cut for Your Cooking

Discover the Perfect Beef Cut for Your Culinary Creations with Our Comprehensive Guide

There are a range of beef cuts available that can each add their own unique characteristics to a dish based on the way you choose to cook it and the desired taste or texture you're aiming for. Here are the main cuts of beef used in cooking:
  • Ribeye: Known for its marbling, this cut is tender and flavorful. Best for grilling, pan-searing, or roasting to retain its juiciness.
  • Sirloin: Lean and versatile, ideal for grilling, stir-frying, or broiling. Offers a balanced flavor to dishes and tenderness.
  • Fillet/Tenderloin: The most tender cut, perfect for special occasions. Best cooked quickly by grilling or pan-searing.
  • Rump: Affordable and robust, great for roasting or grilling. When sliced thinly, it's excellent for stir-fries.
  • T-Bone/Porterhouse: Two cuts in one, with a tenderloin on one side and a sirloin on the other. Suitable for grilling or pan-searing.
  • Eye Fillet/Scotch Fillet: A tender, well-marbled cut that suits roasting or pan-searing. Offers rich flavor and succulence.
  • Brisket: Ideal for slow-cooking or smoking, resulting in tender, flavorful pulled beef for tacos or sandwiches.
  • Chuck: A budget-friendly option, perfect for braising, stewing, or making pot roasts. Yields rich, hearty flavors.
  • Silverside: Often used for corned beef, it's great for boiling or slow-cooking.
  • Blade: A versatile cut, suitable for roasting or braising, resulting in tender, flavorful meat.

How To Cook Roast Beef

Discover the Timeless Elegance of Classic Roast Beef

Roast beef is a classic dish and a favorite of many across the globe. But, why? It's traditionally known to be a staple in medieval times and has since represented grand, prestige meals - picture Henry VIII and his infamous feasts. What makes roast beef such a classic nowadays, though, is its simplicity, timelessness, and comforting flavors. It's an accessible dish that even novice cooks can master and a popular option for occasions or dinner parties with guests. It can be paired with a range of flavors and spices from rich, red wine to spicy cajun heat, enjoyed warm or cold, and - of course - is a close favorite behind the turkey at Christmas dinner.
To enjoy your own classic roast beef, follow these instructions:
  1. Season the beef with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs or spices.
  2. Place the seasoned beef in a roasting pan or oven-safe skillet.
  3. Roast the beef in the preheated oven for 15 minutes to sear the outside.
  4. Reduce the oven temperature.
  5. Cook the beef for about 20 minutes per pound (450 grams) for medium-rare doneness, or adjust cooking time based on your preferred doneness level.
  6. Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature, aiming for 55-57°C for medium-rare.
  7. Once cooked to your desired doneness, remove the roast from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

Beef Recipes: FAQs

What is wagyu beef?

Wagyu beef is considered a luxury, premium cut of beef. Translating to mean 'Japanese cattle' the Wagyu beef originates from four specific breeds of cow in Japan that are renowned for their unique genetics that provide a distinct, rich flavour profile ideal for gourmet meals.

What is the best beef cut for roasting?

The best cut for roasting can depend on your personal preference but there are some cuts of beef that remain more tender when roasted than others such as the ribeye or prime rib. As these cuts are a little bit more fatty the meat remains a bit more moist when left in the oven to cook. Other top cuts of beef for roasting are also tenderloin or sirloin.
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