Mi bo kho is beef stew with a delicious Vietnamese twist. Beef stew with the haunting flavours of lemongrass and star anise. Background notes of curry and just a hint of heat. So good. Comfort food done Vietnamese style.
Spicy Thai beef salad. Beef. Lime. Chili. Mint. Cilantro. It all comes together in one big flavour bomb. Almost too much but it works. And it works well.
Restaurant style aloo keema is a nicely spiced, dry Indian potato and beef or lamb curry that makes a nice change to the usual suspects.
Neapolitan ragu is a great alternative to the heavier and more complicated ragu bolognese. It’s all about tomatoes and pork. A bit of veal and some white wine. Maybe an onion. No garlic, no basil, no oregano. No secret ingredients. Just tomato and meat flavour. Clean. Pure. Delicious. Try it. You’ll be surprised how good easy tastes.
If you love ribs you need to try Thai ribs with hot and sweet dipping sauce. Big bold Thai flavours. These are ribs that will make you wonder why you ever thought ribs need BBQ sauce.
Keema matar is nicely spiced dry curry of peas and ground beef or lamb. It’s a great change to the usual saucy Indian curries. When you want to mix it up. Or when you are just going crazy cooking a bunch of curries and you want something that stands out.