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BEEF CHEEKS – Movida recipe

Beef Cheeks recipe

Beef Cheeks They require a bit of pre planning as they take quite a while to cook at a very low temperature. BUT it’s worth it. You’ll be rewarded with a ‘melts in your mouth’ full flavoured cut of beef. You won’t even need a knife!   I’ve cooked beef cheeks a few different ways […]

LAMB SAUSAGE ROLLS – Recipe

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Lamb sausage rolls … Perfect for Australia Day!! If you decide to make these lamb sausage rolls, I recommend using ‘real butter’ puff pastry if you can, as in made with butter, not margarine! It’s so much nicer in both taste & texture. Most puff pastry is made from margarine and won’t give as good results. Trust […]

Osso Buco

osso bucco recipe

OSSO BUCO RECIPE An Italian classic osso buco recipe for the slow cooker SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS 4 x 350-400g pieces of osso buco (from Meat at Billy’s) Extra virgin olive oil 100g plain flour or corn flour, seasoned with salt & pepper 1 large white or brown onion 2 cloves garlic, finely diced 500g fresh […]

8 HOUR CHERMOULA LAMB SHOULDER

Our fondness for slow cooked lamb shoulder on the bone is no secret. Put it on at lunch time and forget about it until dinner time. It’s also perfect for cooking the day before and reheating. This recipe uses a dry spice blend called chermoula (A North African spice blend) which is a mix of […]

PORK SCHNITZEL WITH SAGE & PARMESAN CRUST

Ingredients: *4 pork leg schnitzels*50g plain flour*Salt and pepper*2 Eggs*½ cup water*200g Panko crumbs*10 sage leaves, finely chopped*¼ cup continental parsley, finely chopped*¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated*Oil for shallow fryingTo serve:Coleslaw, lemon wedges & fresh rocketCooking Instructions: 1. Flatten pork leg steaks with a meat mallet or rolling pin *you can ask your friendly butcher […]

CREAMY MUSHROOM & PORK LOIN STEAKS

Ingredients: *4 lean, thick cut pork medallions*Salt and pepper to season*100 g butter*400 g portabello mushrooms cups (or a mix of mushrooms)*½ cup port wine or maderia*½ cup beef stock*1 tsp cornflour*¼ cup thick cream*2 tblsp chives, finely choppedTo serve: thick cut chips & steamed asparagus or broccoliniCooking Instructions: 1. Season pork steaks with salt and pepper. Heat […]

JAMAICAN FLAVOURED BURGERS WITH SWEET POTATO CHIPS

Whenever I travel to other major cities I usually always visit a Jamaican restaurant. I love the bold flavours and simple but tasty cooking style and Brisbane doesn’t really have any authentic Jamaican eateries yet. When I came across this range of Jamaican rubs & sauces from The Ja Joint last year I was very excited. Not only are they […]

CLOVELY ESTATE WINES

Have you noticed our lovely new wine racks in the shop? After a lot of (not so fun) paperwork, we now have a licence to sell Clovely Estate wine. We’re really excited by the opportunity to support another local Queensland business and help change that ‘out of date’ perception that Queensland doesn’t make good wine. […]

CHRISTMAS ORDERS 2013

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Did you know it’s a little more than 6 weeks until Christmas? Our Christmas order forms are available in store now. Choose from Billy’s very own double smoked, free-range leg hams in different sizes, including an easy carve option and completely boned out. Billy is making his Turduckens again this year too! Turkey, duck and chicken boned […]