Western Foodie


By MIKE EDGAR, Photos by JENN WEBSTER It’s a tostada. It’s a giant nacho. It’s a spectacular alternative to your regular Super Bowl snack… Deep fried, into a bit of a “bowl” shape, this recipe is essentially an open-faced taco – which means, you can pile them high with all your favourite toppings. Topped with …

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Beef Shanks

If you’re up for a non-traditional Christmas dinner this year, this iconic dish is bound to become your next, family-approved classic. Slow-cooked to perfection, this show-stopping platter of beef is topped with a glaze reduction, vegetables and dainty truffle oil fries, then served on a bed of smoked blue cheese polenta. It’s a meal so …

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Holiday Beef Wellington

A twist on a classic. This crowd-pleasing beef wellington is a perfect centrepiece for your next Christmas dinner. By MIKE EDGAR, Photos by TWISTED TREE PHOTOGRAPHY BEEF WELLINGTON Ingredients:1.5 Kg Beef Fillet2 Tsp. Vegetable or Sunflower Oil2 x 50g Pack Dried Porcini Mushrooms25g butter, plus extra for the sauce500g (1 lb. 2oz) Shitake Mushrooms, Finely …

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